The topic of video surveillance and its countless repercussions.

Xenia Camerini


This focus is based to the analysis of the difficult issue concerning the video surveillance of workers and the necessary compliance with privacy legislation in this area. In particular, first of all, the reference legislation, the interested parties, and the procedure to be respectful of the provisions of the new privacy regulation will be analyzed. Secondly, attention will be focused on specific aspects such as practical tips, useful advice concerning the positioning of the cameras, the possibility of installing fake or inactive cameras. In addition, three further problems related to the topic will be discussed: the eventuality of an impact assessment under artilce 35 GDPR, the related inspection activities, and finally any sanctions in case of violations. Finally, it will be necessary to deepen the guidelines adopted, nationally, by the Italian Data Protection Authority (Italian DPA) and in the supranational context, guidelines no. 3 of 2019 of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB). At the end of this paper, a particular case study concerning private video surveillance in public transit will be addressed.


Video surveillance; Protection of workers’ privacy; GDPR; Italian DPA; EDPB

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