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Road Safety – School Crossing Patrols - Body Worn Cameras
Privacy notice

Last updated: 03 November 2023

The following privacy notice applies to the School Crossing Patrol Services use of Body Worn Cameras for School Crossing Patrols at crossing sites, provided by Warwickshire County Council. It should be read in addition to the council’s overall Customer Privacy Notice.

Purpose for processing

The County Council makes use of Surveillance Camera Technologies to achieve the following purposes,

  • To deter and report anti-social behaviour, abuse and drivers who drive-through an active crossing patrol,
  • Protect the Health & Safety of staff and users of the crossing,
  • Prevent and detect crime including anti-social or aggressive behaviour towards WCC staff, the public and assist in the identification and potential prosecution of offenders.
Personal information collected and lawful basis

We may process personal information this may include, but is not limited to:

  • Vehicle registrations

The lawful basis for processing personal information is:

  • Public task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of an official authority

We may also process some sensitive (special category) information, which can include but is not limited to:

  • Visual images
  • Audio

The lawful basis for processing this sensitive (special category) data is:

  • Substantial public interest on basis of UK law
  • Establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims
Who we may share your information with

Occasionally, we may need to share the personal information you have given to us, or we’ve collected about you with partner organisations. These include but are not limited to:

  • Driver Vehicle Licencing Authority (DVLA) for vehicle owner details
  • Police - where a criminal offence / abusive behaviour may have taken place
  • WCC and External Solicitors
  • WCC and External Insurance / Claims
  • Crown Prosecution Service

We have specific data sharing agreements in place with local agencies and sometimes the law requires that we may have to pass your details on to a third party, for example, to prevent crime.

Information will only ever be shared when it is strictly necessary to help us provide effective services and you may have the right to refuse. We will not pass it onto any other parties unless required to do so by law or in all reasonable circumstances the disclosure is fair and warranted for the purposes of processing or subject to a legal data protection exemption.

How long we will hold your information

All information captured by a Body Worn Camera, which is deemed by the School Crossing Patrol Service to be non-evidential, will be automatically deleted after 30 days.

Images used for evidence will be retained for 6 years after the completion of the case and any appeals.

Your information rights

Find out how to access your personal information.

You may be entitled to rectification, restriction, objection, and erasure of your personal information depending on the service provision and the lawful basis. Contact us by email at:

See our customer privacy notice for more general information on how we process your information including contact details for the Data Protection Officer and if you have a complaint about your information rights.

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