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Great Yarmouth Herring Bridge CCTV privacy notice

What this document is for 

This privacy notice provides details on how we, Norfolk County Council, use your personal information for the purposes of providing the Great Yarmouth Herring Bridge CCTV. 

By 'use' we mean the various ways your personal information may be processed including storing and sharing the information. 

Further details 

We also provide the following details in our general privacy notice

  • Who we are 
  • How long we use your information for 
  • Your rights under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) and 
  • How to exercise them  

You can also ask us for a copy of this information. 

What we use your information for 

We use the information about you to: 

  • Monitor the bridge to ensure it is safe to operate (roadway and pedestrian walkway) 
  • Monitor underneath the bridge to ensure it is safe to operate (waterway) 
  • Evidence any criminal offence (where applicable) 
  • Comply with any requests from police 

We also use this information to assess the quality of our services and evaluate and improve our policies and procedures.  We may also use information in other ways compatible with the above.   

What personal data we collect and use about you 

We will collect and use: 

  • CCTV Footage (above and below bridge) 

Who provides this information 

We collect this information from the CCTV cameras, which are in operation on and around the Great Yarmouth Herring Bridge.

Who we share your information with 

We may need to share your information with: 

  • SSGC who operate the bridge on our behalf (they have access to live footage) 
  • The Police, if they make any legitimate request for the footage. 

Any information which is shared will only be shared on a need to know basis, with appropriate individuals. Only the minimum information for the purpose will be shared. 

How the law protects you and the legal basis for processing your information 

We have legal grounds under the GDPR to process this information because it is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest with a clear basis in law. It is necessary under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 s3, for us to monitor the bridge via CCTV to ensure that no one is injured when the bridge is operated.  

How long will we keep your personal information for 

CCTV footage is deleted 30 days after it is recorded, unless it is needed to investigate a matter or comply with a legitimate request. 

How we keep your information 

The information is stored electronically, on our systems.

We do not process your information outside of the UK and European Economic Area. 

Automated decision making 

We do not make automated decisions about you. 

Changes to this notice 

We may amend this privacy notice at any time so please review it frequently. The date below will be amended each time this notice is updated. 

This notice was created in July 2024 


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