CCTV Storage

Jay Rouf made this Freedom of Information request to Avon Fire and Rescue

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Dear Avon Fire and Rescue Service,

Under the freedom of Information Act – I was hoping to obtain the following information:
Name(s) of person telephone number and email address of person responsible for managing CCTV and the Data. Who is responsible for purchasing CCTV and Data Storage of CCTV.
I also seek answers to the following questions:
How many cameras do you manage today? (Approximate 100 +?) Is that growing?
How do you store and manage your video today? (Network Video Recorders? Enterprise Storage?)
Has your company ever lost video, or experienced poor-quality playback of video files?
How critical is video to your company? What is the impact of not being able to access video or record video?
When was the last time you refreshed your surveillance storage hardware?
Do you have an upgrade/refresh date? If so when?
What is your budget for the refresh?
Yours faithfully,

Jay Rouf

Freedom of Information Act & Data Protection Requests, Avon Fire and Rescue

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Dear Jay Rouf

 

We confirm receipt of your request regarding information relating to our
CCTV provision, however, so that we can process it, I would be grateful if
you could confirm if you are referring to property CCTV or other types of
CCTV that we may operate, such as cameras on our appliances.

 

Please note that your request is on hold until we receive conformation
from you.

 

Kind regards
 

Joanna Warren
Data Protection Co-ordinator (Mon-Thurs), Corporate Services
Avon Fire & Rescue Service
Telephone: 0117 926 2061 Extension: 302
Mobile:
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Dear Freedom of Information Act & Data Protection Requests,

Hi CCTV relating to buildings.

Yours sincerely,

Jay Rouf

Freedom of Information Act & Data Protection Requests, Avon Fire and Rescue

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Dear Jay Rouf

 

Thank you for confirming.  Please find our acknowledgement:

 

I write to acknowledge your email dated 14.05.2018 requesting information
regarding Avon Fire & Rescue Service’s buildings’ CCTV provision.

 

Your request will be dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and you will receive a response within the statutory
timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Act, from the date of
receipt subject to the information not being exempt or containing a
reference to a third party. In some circumstances Avon Fire & Rescue
Service may be unable to achieve this deadline. If this is likely you will
be informed and given a revised date at the earliest opportunity.

 

Guidance about how we deal with requests for information can be located on
our [1]website, however in the meantime, thank you for your interest in
Avon Fire & Rescue Service.

 

Kind regards

 

 Joanna Warren
Data Protection Co-ordinator (Mon-Thurs), Corporate Services
Avon Fire & Rescue Service
Telephone: 0117 926 2061 Extension: 302
Mobile:
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Freedom of Information Act & Data Protection Requests, Avon Fire and Rescue

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Dear  Jay Rouf

 

I write in response to your request for information dated 09.05.2018
concerning Avon Fire & Rescue Service’s buildings’ CCTV provision.

 

Your request for information has been dealt with under the terms of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and I can confirm that Avon Fire &
Rescue Service holds most of the information falling within the
description specified within your request.

 

Please find our responses below – in red type:

Name(s) of person telephone number and email address of person responsible
for managing CCTV and the Data. Who is responsible for purchasing CCTV and
Data Storage of CCTV.
Simon Richards, Property Services Manager,
[1][email address]
I also seek answers to the following questions:
How many cameras do you manage today? (Approximate 100 +?) Is that
growing? Approximately 120
How do you store and manage your video today? (Network Video Recorders?
Enterprise Storage?) Local and Networked HDD
Has your company ever lost video, or experienced poor-quality playback of
video files? No, older cameras and systems have poorer image quality when
compared to newer sites
How critical is video to your company? What is the impact of not being
able to access video or record video? Not Critical…cameras are for crime
prevention and security
When was the last time you refreshed your surveillance storage hardware?
This is ongoing and dependant on other development plans across our estate
Do you have an upgrade/refresh date? If so when? Not yet planned
What is your budget for the refresh? N/A
For your information:

o Details of our procurement process can be found at on our website
pages:

[2]https://www.avonfire.gov.uk/information-...

o We kindly ask that no AF&RS staff should be approached directly in
relation to any marketing queries, but the official channels should be
used via the website.

I hope that you find the above information useful.

 

Guidance about how we deal with requests for information can be located on
our [3]website.  AF&RS retain request correspondence for the current
financial year plus 3 years.

 

If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been
handled, you can request an internal review within 40 working days of us
issuing the original response.  Please submit requests in writing,
including your grounds for a review, to the Data Protection Officer,  Avon
Fire & Rescue Service, Police & Fire Headquarters, PO Box 37, Valley Road,
Portishead, Bristol BS20 8JJ, telephone 0117 9262061, or by emailing
[4][Avon Fire and Rescue Service request email].

 

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request or complaint,
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Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire, SK9 5AF, telephone 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745.
 Website [5]www.ico.org.uk. There is no charge for making an appeal.

 

Thank you for your interest in Avon Fire & Rescue Service.

 

Kind regards

 

Joanna Warren
Data Protection Co-ordinator (Mon-Thurs), Corporate Services
Avon Fire & Rescue Service
Telephone: 0117 926 2061 Extension: 302
Mobile:
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