Guidance

Surveillance camera code of practice: third party certification scheme

Third party certification enables organisations to clearly demonstrate that they comply with the surveillance camera code of practice.

Documents

Third party certification guidance

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Third party certification leaflet

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List of organisations which have received the Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner's third party certification mark

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Details

Certification enables organisations to demonstrate to communities that they use their CCTV systems transparently, effectively and proportionately.

The first document gives information on:

  • why third party certification was introduced
  • who can apply for certification
  • the criteria for applying
  • the benefits
  • how to apply

The second document is a leaflet providing information on the Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s third party certification process.

The third document is a list of organisations that have received the Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s third party certification mark in relation to operating surveillance camera systems in public places.

Further information

Watch the webinar about third party certification:

Webinar

Further information about the third party certification scheme is available, including:

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Published 10 November 2015
Last updated 30 September 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated list of organisations.

  2. Updated list of organisations which have received the Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s third party certification mark.

  3. Updated third party certification guidance.

  4. Updated list of organisations.

  5. Updated list of organisations - removed University of Wolverhampton.

  6. List of certified organisations updated.

  7. Updated list of organisations who have received the Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s third party certification mark and replaced HTML into csv format.

  8. Updated list of Organisations who have received the Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s third party certification mark for November 2020.

  9. Updated list of organisations.

  10. Updated list of organisations.

  11. Updated list of organisations.

  12. List of accredited organisations updated.

  13. List of organisations who have received the Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s third party certification mark updated with effect from 4 June 2020.

  14. List of organisations that have received the Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s third party certification mark updated.

  15. List of organisations updated.

  16. List of organisations who have received the Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s third party certification mark updated 8 November 2019.

  17. Updated list of organisations.

  18. Third party certification leaflet added.

  19. List of organisations that have received third party certification published.

  20. Replaced the third party certification policy document

  21. Added link to guidance on tools to help organisations show that they apply with the surveillance camera code of practice.

  22. First published.