Privacy and camera surveillance at work.

Camera surveillance at work is allowed in the framework of prevention, for example, theft or damage of property. By camera surveillance, personal data is processed. The impact of privacy of employees is also great.

Limit the privacy infringement

First, the employer must ensure as much as possible the impact of privacy. For example, it is not allowed to install cameras in toilet or shower rooms. The camera also may not do sound recordings. This is not necessary for the purpose.

Legitimate interest

By camera surveillance Personal data will be processed because of that the employer must have a legal basis for that processing. For employers who want to use cameras the basis will be legitimate interest.

Necessity of camera surveillance

Only if the objective cannot be achieved in another way, camera surveillance is allowed. This means that the camera surveillance should be necessary.

"If there is no supervision people are going to take your stuff and your properties becomes their property."