GDPR Impact On Temperature / Fever Screening Explained

By Charles Rollet, Published Oct 22, 2020, 11:05am EDT (Info+)

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 **********

*** ******* **** ********** ********** *** been ** ***** ***** *** **** and ********* *** ********** ** *** "personally ************ ****" ** ****** ** EU ********* (*** *** **.) ******* ********* * ******** ********** *** **** *** ***** ************.

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

*** **** *****'* ******* ***** ************ so **'* ****** ******** **** ******* imaging ** ***** ********** ******. *******, fever ********* **** ******* ** ******** impacted ** *** ****.

*******,******* ******* **** ********** ** ******** **** "concerning ****** [...] ***** ** **********" while******* ******** *** ****** "***** **** *** right *** ** ** ******* ** a ******** ***** ****** ** ********* processing". *******, **** ***** ******** **** significant **********, **** ** ******* ** "substantial ****** ********".

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

*** ***********, ******* **** ******** ******'* Data ********** ********* *** *** *** interpretation ** *** **** *** *** it ******* *********** ********* *******. **** countries ***** *********** ********* ******* ** long ** ******** *** ***** ** safeguard **** ********' ******, *** **** are ********.

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

******'* **** *********, *******,*** ************ ********* *** "********** ****IPVM Image********** ********* *********** ******* ***** **** as ******* *******". **** *********, *** CNIL ***"***** *******"******* *********** ********* *******, ******* **** "certain ********** ******* ** *** ******* personal **** ********** ****", ***** **** expressing "************" ** ***** ************* *** to ************ *****.

***** ** *** ****, ********* ********** ***************** ********* ******* ** ******* (****** and *******) ***** * **** ****** in ******** ****** ***** ** *** them **. ***** *** *** ********** under ***** *** ************ *** ** ** *******, *******: "explicit *******" ** "*********** ****** ******** framed ** *** ***", ******* * Data ********** ****** ********** ** ******* out ********* *** ***** *** ******** of **** * ****** ****** *** potential ************.

******* ***** ************, ****** ******* ****** Martin ******** **** ******** *********** ** ******: "** **** businesses *** ***** ***** ** - they ***'* **** ***** *** ****". For *******,***** ******'********** ********** ****:

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************ ******'*"******* ********" *** ***** ****** *********** products:

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

*** **'* **** *********,*** ***, ** ********** ***,******"***** ****** ** ******* ******* ** the ******* ** *** ** ****** they *** ***** ********* *** ******** purposes". *** *** *** **** ******** a (*********)*********** ********** ** **** ** "****** **** ******** ****** *********** *** use ** ******* ******* ** ***** surveillance." *******, *** ******** ***** ** mention ** ******* ******* ************.

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

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************ *** ******** ** *** ****** of **********;*********** *** *********** ****** ** **********; and******** ***** ******** ******* *** ******* impacts ** *****.

*** *** ********* ***** *********** ****** to ***** ** **** **********, *** example,** ******* *********** ******* ****** *********** ******* ** catch *********** ***** ******'* **** ****.

** ** ***** ********** ****, **********, the ** ********** ******* ****** ********* has ****** ******* *********** ********* *******,******* ****"**********" *** ******* ******.

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

*******'* **** ********** ****** ** *************, meaning **** ***** *** * ***. However, **************** ** *******'* *********** ************* ******* ******************** **** ******* **** *** ** operated ** * "***** ********* [******] but ** ***** ********* ** ***** personnel".

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**** *** ************ *** ****** ******* 'kiosk' ** '****' *******, ***** ********* operate ******** ******* * ***** ********, meaning **** ***** *************.

*** ******** **** ********** **** ********** Impact *********** *** ******* (** **** out** ******* **), ******* ******* **** "*** *********** use ** ********** *********** ********* ******* depends [...] ** *** *********** ** [such] **** ********** ************".

******* ** *******'* ************* ******, *** users ****** ***** *********** **** ***** state ***, ** **** **** *********** the **** **** ******** **** ******, with********'* ************* ** ************* ** ******* * *********** *** ***** *********** screening ******* ** *********. (*** ******* is ******* - **** *** ********* an ******.)

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

*****'* **** ********* ****"******* ******* **** ** **** ****** special ********* ** *** ********** ** limitation ** ******* *** ************ ** data *********** ********* *.*** *** ****", ***** **** *** principles ** "**********, ******** *** ************", "purpose **********", "********", "*********", *** "***************".

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*** **** *** *** ******** ******* details *** **** *** *** ***** any ******** ** * ******* *********** screening ****** **** ***** ***** **** GDPR ********. *******, *** ***** *********** screening ****** **** *** **** *** respect ***** ********** ************** ***** ***** action. *** *******, * **** *** integrates *********** ********* ****** **** **** facial *********** ***** ********* *** "************ of ****" ********* (***** ********** ***** the ***** ********* **** ********).

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

******'* ***, ********, *** *** ****** *** ******** guidance *** ******* *******, ********* ** an **** ******. *** ***** ****** ******* *********** ****** *************** **** "*** ********** ** ******** data **** *** ***** ******* *** actions ***** ** ********** *****-**" ***** emphasizing *** ********** ** ******* *, Section * ********* (******* ** *****):

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*******, [*** *****] ********** **** *** solutions ***** ** *************, ********* *** other ******** **** ** ***** **** if *** ************* **** ********* **** on *** ***** ** ***** ********** - ** ********** **** *** ********* of ******** *** *** ** ***. 5 ***. * ****.

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

*******'* ***, *** ***,****** ****"******* ******* ** ***** ********* ******* measuring ***** **** *********** ********** ********** of ******** **** ********** ****** *** is **** *** **********."

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*** *** **** **** *********** ********* cameras *** "********** ************ **** *** GDPR" **** **** ******** "*** *** made ***** **** **** **** ********* to * ******** ******** ***** ********* system".

*** ****** ******************' *******'* *********** ********* ****** ***, with *** ************* ************** **** ****** ******** *********** ********* their ***, *********** ********* ******* ****** be ******* ********:

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** *** *********** ***** **** ******* should ** *** ** ***** *** to *** *********** ****** ** **** crisis, *** ** **** ** **** crisis *****, **** ** ****** **** to ***** *********** **** ***** ********* this **** ** **** **********

**** ****** ** ******* ***** **** Belgium ** *** ** *** *******-*** by ***** ****** ** *** *****, with *********-******* ****** *** ****** **** ********(********* *** **** ******* ** *** Marino).

*******'* *** *** **** ****** ******, e.g. ******** *** ******* ****** ************, ******** ** ********** **** **** at *** **** **** *********** *** historically **** *******.

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

*****'* **** *********,*******, *** *** ******** ********* *********** screening ******* ** *** ******** **** could ****. *******,** *** ******** "****-**** ********* ** **** ***********" is "*** *******" ** ** ** "associated **** *** ******** ** *** data *******" ***** **** *********** "********* access ** *** *********" *** "********* the [***********] *********".

***********, **** ******* *********** ********* **** scanning ******'* ************ ** **** ** they *** *** ***** *** **** temps ** ******'* ******** **********; *******, specific *********** ****** ***** *** * high **************** **********.

***** **** ****** **** *********** ********* camera ***********, ** **** *********** ******** access ******* ******/*******/***** **** ********* ****** recognition **** *********** ******. *******, **** was ****** ** **** *** ******** of ******* ******* *** ** ****** a **** *** ***** **** *******.

************, ******* *************** *********"**** *********** ******" ** "*** **********" arriving ** ******* ********, ********** ******* ******** **** ******************** ********* ****** *********** ********'* '***** ***'.

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

******** **** ********** ************ *** ********* *********** ********* ******* directly *** ********** *** **** ** banning ********* **** ****** *********' ************,*******:

** **** ** *** *******. *** are *** ******* ** ******* ******* data ** **** *********. *** ********* do *** ******* ***** *********** *** then ******** ** ******* ** *************. Even ** **** ********* ** **** works ******* **** ******** ********** ** temperature, *** *** *** ** ****.

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

***** ******** *** ****** **** ****, users ****** ********* ***** ******** **** their *******'* **** ********** ********* ** the ******** ** ***** *******. *******, as ******* *** ** ******* ****, generally ***** *** **** ******* ***** to ******** ****-******* ******:

  • *****: ****** ******* ** * *********** screening ****** ******, ******* * **** Protection ****** ********** ********* ******* **'* necessary *** *************. *** **** ** DPIAs, ***** ******'* *****.
  • *******: ** *********** ***** *********** ********* camera *********** *** ****** ******* ********* subjects ** ***** ***, ** *** Article **. *** *** **** ***** anyone *** ******* ** **** ******* such * ****** *** ****** ** taking ***** *********** ********.
  • ***** ********: **** **** * ***** operator ** ******* *** *** ******* are *** ******** ***** ********.
  • *************: ** *** ****** **** ******'* temperature ***** **** ***** **** ***/** face *** ****** ** *********** ****** recognition **** *********** ******.
  • *******: *********, ****** *** ***** ****** of **** ******** *** **** **** the **** ** *** **** ************. (The **** ***** ** ******** ** specific ******* ******).

Comments (2)

*******...**** ************* *******...******. *** **** ** adds **** ******* ** *** ******, however...just ******** **** ** *** ***** integrators *** *** ***** **** ** making * ******** ***** ********** ** these *******. ***** *** **** ***** direction ** ** *** *****..."** *** use".

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****** *** *** *******! ***, *'** struggled ** **** ******* *** ***** is **** **** **** ***'* ******* many ******* ** ***** *** *** and ***** *** ** **** **** to ********* *** ****... * ***** this *********** *** ******** ****** *** fever *** ******** ** ****** ** unclear **** ******* ** ***** (** not) ** **** *****.

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