GDPR Impact On Temperature / Fever Screening Explained

By Charles Rollet, Published Oct 22, 2020, 11:05am EDT

What impact does GDPR have on temperature screening? Do you risk a GDPR fine for using temperature screening cameras incorrectly?

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The answers are complex because each European country interprets the GDPR differently.

In this post, IPVM examines in detail how the GDPR impacts temperature screening camera usage in:

  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Spain
  • UK

GDPR **********

*** ******* **** ********** Regulation *** **** ** force ***** *** **** and ********* *** ********** of *** "********** ************ data" ** ****** ** EU ********* (*** *** UK.) ******* ********* * ******** guide***** *** **** *** video ************.

What *** **** **** ***** *********** *********

*** **** *****'* ******* video ************ ** **'* little ******** **** ******* imaging ** ***** ********** either. *******, ***** ********* with ******* ** ******** impacted ** *** ****.

*******,******* ******* **** ********** ** personal **** "********** ****** [...] ***** ** **********" while******* ******** *** ****** "***** have *** ***** *** to ** ******* ** a ******** ***** ****** on ********* **********". *******, both ***** ******** **** significant **********, **** ** consent ** "*********** ****** interest".

Does *** **** *** *****/*********** ********* *******?

*** ***********, ******* **** European ******'* **** ********** Authority *** *** *** interpretation ** *** **** and *** ** ******* temperature ********* *******. **** countries ***** *********** ********* cameras ** **** ** measures *** ***** ** safeguard **** ********' ******, but **** *** ********.

France **** ******** ***, ********* ****** ***********

******'* **** *********, *******,*** ************ ********* *** "********** fromIPVM Image********** ********* *********** ******* tools **** ** ******* cameras". **** *********, *** CNIL ***"***** *******"******* *********** ********* *******, stating **** "******* ********** systems ** *** ******* personal **** ********** ****", while **** ********** "************" on ***** ************* *** to ************ *****.

***** ** *** ****, the****** ********** ***************** ********* ******* ** schools (****** *** *******) after * **** ****** in ******** ****** ***** to *** **** **. There *** *** ********** under ***** *** ************ *** ** ** schools, *******: "******** *******" or "*********** ****** ******** framed ** *** ***", meaning * **** ********** Impact ********** ** ******* out ********* *** ***** and ******** ** **** a ****** ****** *** potential ************.

******* ***** ************, ****** privacy ****** ****** ******** **** ******** *********** ** ******: "so **** ********** *** still ***** ** - they ***'* **** ***** the ****". *** *******,***** ******'********** ********** ****:

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************ ******'*"******* ********" *** ***** mostly *********** ********:

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United ******* ***, ********** ****** *** ********* ********

*** **'* **** *********,*** ***, ** ********** ***,******"***** ****** ** ******* reviews ** *** ******* in *** ** ****** they *** ***** ********* the ******** ********". *** ICO *** **** ******** a (*********)*********** ********** ** **** to "****** **** ******** ****** considering *** *** ** thermal ******* ** ***** surveillance." *******, *** ******** makes ** ******* ** thermal ******* ************.

*********, *** *************:

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************ *** ******** ** the ****** ** **********;*********** *** *********** ****** of **********; *********** ***** ******** ******* any ******* ******* ** staff.

*** *** ********* ***** substantial ****** ** ***** on **** **********, *** example,** ******* *********** ******* ****** *********** cameras ** ***** *********** which ******'* **** ****.

** ** ***** ********** that, **********, *** ** government ******* ****** ********* has ****** ******* *********** screening *******,******* ****"**********" *** ******* ******.

Germany ********** ***** ********, *****, *******

*******'* **** ********** ****** is *************, ******* **** state *** * ***. However, **************** ** *******'* *********** DPAs********* ******* ******************** **** ******* **** not ** ******** ** a "***** ********* [******] but ** ***** ********* by ***** *********".

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**** *** ************ *** access ******* '*****' ** 'gate' *******, ***** ********* operate ******** ******* * human ********, ******* **** risks *************.

*** ******** **** ********** Data ********** ****** *********** and ******* (** **** out** ******* **), ******* ******* **** "the *********** *** ** electronic *********** ********* ******* depends [...] ** *** fulfillment ** [****] **** protection ************".

******* ** *******'* ************* system, *** ***** ****** check *********** **** ***** state ***, ** **** have *********** *** **** more ******** **** ******, with********'* ************* ** ************* ** April** * *********** *** using *********** ********* ******* on *********. (*** ******* is ******* - **** has ********* ** ******.)

Spain ********** "************ ** ****"

*****'* **** ********* ****"******* ******* **** ** used ****** ******* ********* to *** ********** ** limitation ** ******* *** minimization ** **** *********** by******* *.*** *** ****", ***** lays *** ********** ** "lawfulness, ******** *** ************", "purpose **********", "********", "*********", and "***************".

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*** **** *** *** provided ******* ******* *** IPVM *** *** ***** any ******** ** * Spanish *********** ********* ****** user ***** ***** **** GDPR ********. *******, *** Spain *********** ********* ****** user *** **** *** respect ***** ********** ************** risks ***** ******. *** example, * **** *** integrates *********** ********* ****** data **** ****** *********** risks ********* *** "************ of ****" ********* (***** emphasizes ***** *** ***** sensitive **** ********).

Poland ******** ******* ** *****'*

******'* ***, ********, *** *** ****** any ******** ******** *** thermal *******, ********* ** an **** ******. *** it*** ****** ******* *********** taking *************** **** "*** ********** of ******** **** **** not ***** ******* *** actions ***** ** ********** COVID-19" ***** *********** *** importance ** ******* *, Section * ********* (******* to *****):

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*******, [*** *****] ********** that *** ********* ***** by *************, ********* *** other ******** **** ** legal **** ** *** administrator **** ********* **** on *** ***** ** legal ********** - ** accordance **** *** ********* of ******** *** *** in ***. * ***. 1 ****.

Belgium **** *** ****** ******** ***********

*******'* ***, *** ***,****** ****"******* ******* ** ***** automated ******* ********* ***** body *********** ********** ********** of ******** **** ********** health *** ** **** not **********."

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*** *** **** **** temperature ********* ******* *** "completely ************ **** *** GDPR" **** **** ******** "are *** **** ***** they **** **** ********* to * ******** ******** fever ********* ******".

*** ****** ******************' *******'* *********** ********* camera ***, **** *** director***** ************** **** ****** ******** legislation ********* ***** ***, temperature ********* ******* ****** be ******* ********:

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** *** *********** ***** such ******* ****** ** put ** ***** *** to *** *********** ****** of **** ******, *** as **** ** **** crisis *****, **** ** invite **** ** ***** legislation **** ***** ********* this **** ** **** processing

**** ****** ** ******* given **** ******* ** one ** *** *******-*** by ***** ****** ** the *****, **** *********-******* ****** *** ****** rate ********(********* *** **** ******* of *** ******).

*******'* *** *** **** strict ******, *.*. ******** *** ******* ****** surveillance, ******** ** ********** told **** ** *** time **** *********** *** historically **** *******.

Italy ** ******** ******** *** ********* ***** ******** ** **** *****

*****'* **** *********,*******, *** *** ******** addressed *********** ********* ******* in *** ******** **** could ****. *******,** *** ******** "****-**** ********* ** body ***********" ** "*** allowed" ** ** ** "associated **** *** ******** of *** **** *******" apart **** *********** "********* access ** *** *********" for "********* *** [***********] threshold".

***********, **** ******* *********** screening **** ******** ******'* temperatures ** **** ** they *** *** ***** the **** ***** ** people's ******** **********; *******, specific *********** ****** ***** for * **** **************** **********.

***** **** ****** **** temperature ********* ****** ***********, it **** *********** ******** access ******* ******/*******/***** **** integrate ****** *********** **** temperature ******. *******, **** was ****** ** **** any ******** ** ******* calling *** ** ****** a **** *** ***** such *******.

************, ******* *************** *********"**** *********** ******" ** "all **********" ******** ** Italian ********, ********** ******* ******** **** announced*********** ********* ****** *********** of******'* '***** ***'.

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Dutch *** ********* **** *********** ******

******** **** ********** ************ *** ********* *********** screening ******* ******** *** interprets *** **** ** banning ********* **** ****** employees' ************,*******:

** **** ** *** allowed. *** *** *** allowed ** ******* ******* data ** **** *********. And ********* ** *** measure ***** *********** *** then ******** ** ******* it *************. **** ** your ********* ** **** works ******* **** ******** permission ** ***********, *** may *** ** ****.

Outlook: ******* ***** *** *** ****

***** ******** *** ****** with ****, ***** ****** regularly ***** ******** **** their *******'* **** ********** Authority ** *** ******** of ***** *******. *******, as ******* *** ** several ****, ********* ***** can **** ******* ***** to ******** ****-******* ******:

  • *****: ****** ******* ** a *********** ********* ****** system, ******* * **** Protection ****** ********** ********* whether **'* ********* *** proportionate. *** **** ** DPIAs, ***** ******'* *****.
  • *******: ** *********** ***** temperature ********* ****** *********** and ****** ******* ********* subjects ** ***** ***, as *** ******* **. You *** **** ***** anyone *** ******* ** pass ******* **** * camera *** ****** ** taking ***** *********** ********.
  • ***** ********: **** **** a ***** ******** ** present *** *** ******* are *** ******** ***** remotely.
  • *************: ** *** ****** each ******'* *********** ***** with ***** **** ***/** face *** ****** ** integrating ****** *********** **** temperature ******.
  • *******: *********, ****** *** least ****** ** **** possible *** **** **** the **** ** *** kept ************. (*** **** gives ** ******** ** specific ******* ******).

Comments (2)

*******...**** ************* *******...******. *** sure ** **** **** clarity ** *** ******, however...just ******** **** ** the ***** *********** *** end ***** **** ** making * ******** ***** deployment ** ***** *******. Seems *** **** ***** direction ** ** *** Dutch..."do *** ***".

****** *** *** *******! Yes, *'** ********* ** well ******* *** ***** is **** **** **** don't ******* **** ******* on ***** *** *** and ***** *** ** many **** ** ********* the ****... * ***** this *********** *** ******** helped *** ***** *** industry ** ****** ** unclear **** ******* ** legal (** ***) ** many *****.

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