Your data: Council meeting webcasting and recording

How we use your information

Aberdeen City Council webcasts and records Council meetings. Generally, the public gallery will not be filmed. However, if you enter the Council Chamber you should be aware that you may be filmed and that those images and sound recordings may be used for webcasting or training purposes. Signs are displayed at the entrance to all Council meetings which are being webcast and recorded to tell attendees that the meeting is being webcast and recorded.

Recording of Council webcasts are published online for one year after the meeting. See these recordings

How long we keep your information for

Recordings of Council Meeting webcasts are retained for one year.

Your rights

You have rights to your data, including the right to ask for a copy of it. See more information on all the rights you have, how they work in practice, and the contact details of our Data Protection Officer. You also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office. They are the body responsible for making sure organisations like the Council handle your data lawfully.

Our legal basis

Wherever the Council processes personal data, we need to make sure we have a legal basis for doing so in data protection law. The Council understands our legal basis for processing personal data in relation to you as follows:

What we do Why we do it What our legal basis is Where we get our public task from

Webcasting and recording Council meetings

To promote democratic engagement

Part of our Public Task

Article 6(1)(e)
Local Government in Scotland Act 2003 (Best Value duty)
Making recordings of Council meeting webcasts publicly available online To promote democratic engagement

Part of our Public Task

Article 6(1)(e)
Local Government in Scotland Act 2003 (Best Value duty)
Using recordings of Council meeting webcasts for internal training To make sure that Council meeting are run in accordance with relevant procedure and protocol

Part of our Public Task

Article 6(1)(e)
Local Government in Scotland Act 2003 (Best Value duty)


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