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CCTV New Regulations - including dash cams?

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Hi All

Following a Bulletin notice

https://www.thebulletin.be/cctv-cameras-outside-homes-must-be-declared

Does this include dashcams or helmet cams?

Cheers

wezembeekwanderer

I am not a lawyer, but as the article says, the concern is about mobile apps and cloud storage. I assume the purpose of your dash cam is in case of accident. If your dash cam is just storing locally to a memory card which is constantly overwritten, i doubt it is a problem. If you are storing hours of drive time in the cloud, then I would ask why and I would question why you need to do that. That could arguably breach privacy laws.
With an house camera, you are potentially constantly recording your neighbours movements. It is reasonable that the camera be declared.

Jul 24, 2019 00:25
CC_R

well it clear says at your home so unless your a snail or tortoise I would say no read the article

Jul 24, 2019 16:33
anon

Dashcams are not considered as surveillance cameras under the camera law,
Section 7. https://www.besafe.be/fr/themes-de-securite/camera/faq/systeme-de-declar...

"dashcams utilisées dans les voitures pour avoir des images en cas d'accident ne sont pas des caméras de surveillance au sens de la loi caméras"

however you could in certain situations be prosecuted under the GDPR regulations:
https://www.autoriteprotectiondonnees.be/dashcams-pour-usage-a-des-fins-...

Jul 24, 2019 18:23