CCTV End User Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice explains how Verizon Communications Inc. collects, uses, and discloses your personal data through the use of its closed-circuit television (CCTV) to protect Verizon’s property and to provide a safe and secure environment for employees and visitors to Verizon’s business premises. For more information on your privacy rights associated with the processing of your personal data collected through CCTV images please refer to this Verizon privacy notice and Verizon’s data protection policy. This notice also explains your rights related to this data.

  1. Personal data we use: Any data that could reasonably be used to identify you is personal data. We collect CCTV images without audio, when Verizon premises are accessed. Verizon’s CCTV system will only record images, there is no audio recording i.e. conversations are not recorded through the use of the CCTV.
  2. The data controller: Verizon UK Limited, Reading International Business Park, Basingstoke Road, RG2 6DA
  3. Contact email:
  4. Verizon’s reasons for processing your personal data: Verizon has carried out a data protection impact assessment and on the basis of its findings it considers it necessary and proportionate to install and use a CCTV system. The data collected from the system will be processed to assist in 1) monitoring of the security of Verizon’s business premises 2) ensuring that health and safety rules and Verizon’s access procedures are being complied with, 3) identification and prosecution of offenders.  4) prevention or detection of crime or equivalent malpractice. 5) identification of unauthorised actions that might result in disciplinary proceedings being instituted against the individual and to assist in providing relevant evidence to law enforcement. Under the local laws in some countries, we must have a legal basis to process your personal data. In most cases, we will process your personal data for our legitimate business interests. We have put in place safeguards to ensure that your privacy is protected and that our legitimate interests do not override your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms. 

    Cameras are located at strategic points on Verizon’s business premises, principally at the entrance and exit points i.e doors and windows. All cameras are clearly visible. Appropriate signs are prominently displayed so that employees, customers and other visitors are aware they are entering an area covered by CCTV. CCTV Images are monitored by Verizon’s authorized security personnel or third party security provider (Securitas)
  5. International transfer of your personal data: Verizon has safeguards in place in accordance with applicable law to ensure that your personal data will, at all times and in all locations, be adequately protected to the standards required by applicable EEA Data Protection laws. International data transfers among the Verizon family of companies are consistent with the Verizon Binding Corporate Rules
  6. When we share your personal data: We may share your personal data among the Verizon family of companies, or with our approved third party security provider. We may also share your personal data in response to a law enforcement request to support a criminal investigation. 
  7. Personal data retention period:  Images captured on CCTV of employees, contractors and visitors to Verizon buildings will be stored on a recording device. These images will be kept for up to 30 days, unless local applicable laws specify an alternate retention period, after which time images will be overwritten. Images may be kept for longer than the specified retention period if Verizon is supporting a law enforcement request or investigating criminal activity. images will be kept no longer than necessary. Please contact if you would like additional information about data retention.  
  8. Right to object. In certain circumstances, you may object to Verizon’s use of your personal data by contacting us via this link
  9. Additional rights.  In certain circumstances you may access your personal data or request that Verizon erase or restrict the processing of your personal data by contacting us via this link  You also have the right to complain to your data protection regulator.  For more information about your rights, please review the Verizon Privacy Policy.

Last updated: March 2024