Automatic facial recognition data retention

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-09-14
Session date: 
September 14, 2017
Reference: 
2017/3629
Question By: 
Sian Berry
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

What is the retention period for footage and images recorded by the cameras involved in the automatic facial recognition capability at Notting Hill Carnival? Please specify if there are different retention periods for different sources of images. What are the criteria for further retention of images beyond this period?

Answer

Answer for Automatic facial recognition data retention

Answer for Automatic facial recognition data retention

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The retention period for footage and images recorded by cameras involved in the automatic facial recognition trial is set at three months.

There is no circumstance under which footage or images collected as part of trial would be retained beyond this period.