12.7 Drones

Drones shall only be used if agreed by the data controller and operated in accordance with the ICO recommendations at https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/drones/.

Information about Civil Aviation Authority licensing requirements can be found at https://register-drones.caa.co.uk.

Use should be limited to: 

  • inspection of inaccessible building structures (roofs, etc) ; and
  • surveillance in cases where, in the opinion of the data controller, conventional CCTV would not be appropriate.