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Data Protection and Recording


General Guidance on Data Protection considerations when making any recordings involving the capture of personal data can be found here:




The University has a published Code of Practice in relation to CCTV and signs warning that CCTV cameras are in use on the campus are displayed at all main entrances, since, by their nature, the cameras are not always obvious.

This Code of Practice details:

  • the purposes of monitoring, which include the reduction of crime and the safety of personnel
  • appropriate operational details of the following:
  • the system
  • control room access
  • data storage, access and disposal
  • access to captured images
  • staff training and responsibilities

You can download a copies of the CCTV Code of Practice (PDF-134KB), or hard copies are available in the Security Services Control Room on the ground floor of Whiteknights House.

Every vehicular entrance to the Whiteknights campus has an automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) camera that monitors cars entering and leaving the campus 24 hours a day. Data gathered via ANPR will be used in the review of traffic and parking on campus. It is planned to introduce ANPR to the London Road campus in due course.


Learning Capture

Please note, University roll out of centralised Learning Capture is in progress and the below guidance is subject to change 

Staff looking for guidance on recorded content, for the provision of teaching and learning for Autumn Term 2021/22 should refer to the Policy for the Recording and Digital Delivery of Teaching in 2021/22 in the first instance. This is supplemented by the guidance and requirements linked below under ‘Recording of meetings or sessions involving the capture of personal data’.

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