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Data Protection Legal Update (October 2018): Maltese Court of Appeal Confirms ‘7 Day Rule’ for Retaining CCTV Footage

 In a judgment delivered on 5th October 2018, in the names of Maltapost plc vs Information and Data Protection Commissioner, the Maltese Court of Appeal (Inferior Jurisdiction) decided an appeal from a decision of the Maltese Information and Data Protection Appeals Tribunal.In a 2015 decision concerning Maltapost's use of CCTV cameras on their premises, the Maltese Information and Data Protection Commissioner ("IDPC") had decided that generally, a maximum retention period of seven (7) days shall apply to CCTV footage, with an extension allowed only in exceptional cases. Following this decision, Maltapost appealed to the Data Protection Appeals Tribunal. The Tribunal…
MamoTCV Advocates
1st November 2018
Legal Update

Data Protection Legal Update (October 2018): Maltese Court of Appeal Confirms ‘7 Day Rule’ for Retaining CCTV Footage

 In a judgment delivered on 5th October 2018, in the names of Maltapost plc vs Information and Data Protection Commissioner, the Maltese Court of Appeal (Inferior Jurisdiction) decided an appeal from a decision of the Maltese Information and Data Protection Appeals Tribunal.In a 2015 decision concerning Maltapost's use of CCTV cameras on their premises, the Maltese Information and Data Protection Commissioner ("IDPC") had decided that generally, a maximum retention period of seven (7) days shall apply to CCTV footage, with an extension allowed only in exceptional cases. Following this decision, Maltapost appealed to the Data Protection Appeals Tribunal. The Tribunal…
MamoTCV Advocates
1st November 2018