Privacy impact assessment for new surveillance system

Alex Harris made this Official Information request to Auckland Transport

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From: Alex Harris

Dear Auckland Transport,

Today Radio New Zealand reported that Auckland Transport planned to install hundreds or thousands of new surveillance cameras around Auckland, and that these would include facial recognition technology ("Auckland Transport's $4.5m plan could mean 8000 cameras watching the city", RNZ, 12 August 2019). I would like to request the following information under LGOIMA:

* A copy of any privacy impact assessment of the new system;
* All advice and communications about the facial recognition capabilities of the new system;
* A list of all organisations which AT intends to share information from this system, or who will have direct access, and a copies of the terms of such information sharing or direct access.

I would prefer to receive an electronic response. Queries about this request will be automatically forwarded to me by the website.

Yours faithfully,

Alex Harris

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From: AT Official Information (AT)
Auckland Transport

Dear Mr Harris,

We acknowledge receipt of your request for official information dated 12 August 2019 regarding new surveillance system.

We are processing your request according to the provisions of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987. You will receive a decision within 20 working days after the receipt of your request by Auckland Transport, as required by the Act. The expected due date for a decision is 9 September 2019. Please note this is the maximum response time and we will endeavour to respond to you sooner.

If you have any further queries, please contact us on (09) 355 3553 during business hours, quoting Local Government Official Information request number CAS-1130078-R2F1B9.

Kind regards,
Simran | Customer Liaison Specialist
Auckland Transport
Private Bag 92250, Auckland 1142
P 09 355 3553 | E [email address] or [email address]

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