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Closed Circuit Television

Information pursuant to Article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation in the case of closed circuit television

Name and contact details of those responsible

Responsible in the sense of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws valid in the member states of the European Union and other regulations with data protection-juridical character is:

Viega GmbH & Co. KG

Viega Platz 1
57439 Attendorn

Tel: +49 2722 61-0
Fax: +49 2722 61-1566

Contact details of the data protection officer (for Germany only)

VIA Consult GmbH & Co. KG

Mr. Karsten Kunde

Tel: +49 2761 8375-0

Purpose and legal basis of data processing:

Cameras on the company premises are used to prevent unauthorised access to the monitored premises and buildings, damage to property and theft. In addition, the cameras can be used to record load securing in areas where goods are entering and leaving the premises. Basically, all recordings may be used to support criminal prosecution and are intended to increase the safety of employees.

Legal bases for all surveillance and recordings are:

  • Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR
  • In Germany: Viega labour-management agreement for closed circuit television
  • In Austria: § 12 (2) 4. together with § 12 (3) 1. or 3. DSG2000


Purposes as depicted on the signs

The storage period for recording cameras is defined individually and depends on the purpose of the recording. The Viega company agreement on video surveillance serves as a framework. If no other symbol is printed after the purpose of use, there will be no storage. Otherwise, the following storage durations apply:

Recipients or categories of recipients of the data

The third-party security company is given access to the broadcasts from the surveillance cameras. The disclosure to law enforcement authorities takes place for the purpose of investigating criminal offences at the instigation of Viega or at the request of the law enforcement authority. The recordings transferred are shortened to the relevant excerpts before transmission.

References to the rights of concerned persons

For your data subject rights, please refer to Viega's General Privacy Statement.