Data Protection | Surveillance & Security
When are private individuals allowed to install video surveillance?
My neighbour has installed a video camera. Is this permitted? Is there anything I can do about this? Should I notify the police?
The Federal Constitution guarantees the right to privacy, which includes the right to confidentiality of correspondence, post and telecommunications.
Generally speaking, private individuals are not permitted to operate CCTV systems on public property.
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Last modification 10.05.2023