Freedom of information request response - 06381

FOI request

FOI ID number
Facial Recognition Technology

Please can you tell me if the council has used any type of facial recognition technology at any time over the past five years.

If so, please can you tell me how much was spent on the technology, who provided it, how long it was used for and whether it is currently being used, and in which locations it was used.

Please can you also tell me whether the council has been informed about any other organisation in the area using facial recognition technology and if so which organisation was using this technology.

Our response


Eden District Council does not use any facial recognition technology.

Response date
30 September 2019