Domestic cctv

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Dear Information Commissioner’s Office,
how many requests have you had in relation to cctv from neighbours in relation to privacy issues in the last 5 years.has any individual been fined for breaching dpa

Yours faithfully,
marie cooper

AccessICOinformation, Information Commissioner’s Office

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Information Commissioner’s Office

19 April 2018


Case Reference Number IRQ0738531


Dear Ms Cooper

Request for Information

Thank you for your email of 12 April 2018 in which you have requested some
information from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). I have
considered your information request.

Before I can progress your request I would like to ask you for some
clarification about the information you are trying to access. Without this
clarification we are not able to respond to your request.  
In your email of 12 April 2018 you have asked:
" how many requests have you had in relation to cctv from neighbours in
relation to privacy issues in the last 5 years.has any individual been
fined for breaching dpa".
I understand that your request to the ICO is about domestic CCTV. Please
advise me if I have misunderstood the request.
In your email you have referred to "requests". Therefore it would help if
you could clarify

- Is your request regarding DPA complaints about domestic CCTV or requests
about domestic CCTV from neighbours of those who operate domestic CCTV;

- Is your request where the neighbours have not been informed of the
operation of CCTV cameras or recording of information by neighbours.  

If you can provide any  clarification about the information you are
seeking access to then we will be able to consider your request further. 
If you would like us to progress your request please respond providing the
above clarification as soon as possible. Once we understand what
information you are trying to access we will respond to you within 20
working days.
If we do not receive your clarification within 20 working days, then we
will consider your request to be withdrawn and you will not receive a
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Thank you for your interest in the work of the Information Commissioner's
Yours sincerely

Kussum Sharma
Lead Information Access Officer
The Information Commissioner's Office
0303 414 6681

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