CCTV and data protection

William Jenkins made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,

http://wirralleaks.wordpress.com/2014/08...

Can you supply a copy or link to a copy of your cctv policy, codes of practice, cctv operational procedures or other documents relating to cctv operation by staff?
Can you advise what date cctv was first used by Wirral Council?
Please advise how many reports and investigations into CCTV and breach of data protection act there have been since Wirral Council started running a cctv system?
If there has been any can you advise if any disciplinary action was taken?
If this is the case can you advise what level this was classed as e.g misconduct, serious misconduct, gross misconduct etc.
If the case was proved what sanction was imposed?

Regards

Yours faithfully,

William Jenkins

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

2 Atodiad

Good Morning

 

Thank you for your recent request made under the Freedom of Information
Act. Please find Wirral Borough Council’s responses alongside your
questions below.

 

I hope this information is of interest to you.

 

Kind regards,

 

Sent on behalf of

 

Tracy O'Hare

Information Management

Transformation and Resources

Wirral Council

 

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Dear InfoMgr, FinDMT,
The documents you have supplied refer to a Codes of Practice. Could you please furnish these. This was part of my original request so I would expect no delay in attaching this.
The documents you have sent do not have a date for the version. Could you supply the date in 2014 on which these versions were updated, published and issued to staff?

Many Thanks

Yours sincerely,

William Jenkins

Dear InfoMgr, FinDMT,
With reference to your response that it would exceed 18.5 hours to look at individual files, could you please search alphabetically , starting with A, and once the limited time has expired, cease searching, and provide this information, many thanks

Yours sincerely,

William Jenkins

Gadawodd Michael Edwards anodiad ()

The control room master sheet is yet again evidence that our jobs are still there apart from the screens being switched on and how long will it be before that happens?

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

Good Morning

 

As requested, please find attached the Code of Practice (updated March
2014).

 

The documents previously provided were updated in August 2014 and shared
with staff in September 2014.

 

Regarding your comment

 

With reference to your response that it would exceed 18.5 hours to look at
individual files, could you please search alphabetically , starting with
A, and once the limited time has expired, cease searching, and provide
this information, many thanks

 

Please see the following guidance on the [1]Information Commissioner’s
website, which states that requesters cannot ‘make assumptions about how
the authority organises its information or tell them how to search for the
information you want’.

 

As instructed in our initial response, should you be dissatisfied with the
information received you have the right to request an Internal Review.

 

Kind regards,

 

Sent on behalf of

 

Tracy O'Hare

Information Management

Transformation and Resources

Wirral Council

 

This information supplied to you is copyrighted and continues to be
protected by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. You are free to
use it for your own purposes, including any non commercial research you
are doing and for the purposes of news reporting. Any other reuse, for
example commercial publication, would require our specific permission, may
involve licensing and the application of a charge.

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Dear InfoMgr, FinDMT,
Thank you for the prompt reply and advising me on how you instruct requesters who are dissatisfied.
I think you have covered just about everything in your reply.

Oh ,Could you please attach the document?

Yours sincerely,

William Jenkins

Gadawodd Michael Edwards anodiad ()

It's nice to know they shared the codes of practice with the staff the same month they announced they were deleting the post....what a good read it was...

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

1 Atodiad

Good Morning

 

My apologies for this oversight. Please find the document now attached.

 

Kind regards,

 

Sent on behalf of

 

Tracy O'Hare

Information Management

Transformation and Resources

Wirral Council

 

This information supplied to you is copyrighted and continues to be
protected by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. You are free to
use it for your own purposes, including any non commercial research you
are doing and for the purposes of news reporting. Any other reuse, for
example commercial publication, would require our specific permission, may
involve licensing and the application of a charge.

 

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