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Re: Ware Webcam

Postby Justme » Sun 04 Nov 2018 6:11 pm

I miss the webcam too, as I'm sure, many other people. A while back, I went into Hertfordshire Display to explain their webcam didn't seem to be working. The girl behind the counter told me she would tell Steve, who I presumed to be the Boss. Since then, nothing. It's a shame. :-(
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Re: Ware Webcam

Postby Andy B » Mon 05 Nov 2018 8:51 am

Maybe the Ware Online roving report could investigate what the problem is and maybe there could be a resolution unfortunately its a bit too far for me to rove!
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Re: Ware Webcam

Postby Justme » Wed 07 Nov 2018 11:49 am

I'll try and pop into their shop again to investigate for you Andy.
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Re: Ware Webcam

Postby Justme » Wed 07 Nov 2018 11:57 am

Hi Andy. I've done better than that and called them on the phone. A guy called Adam told me that with the introduction of GDPR (protection of data), they were told to take the camera down. No matter of arguing will change their mind. Sorry for the negative response.
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Re: Ware Webcam

Postby Barzey » Wed 07 Nov 2018 4:36 pm

Another 'Data Protection Act' progress ! :evil:
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Re: Ware Webcam

Postby Steve » Wed 07 Nov 2018 9:08 pm

Justme wrote:Hi Andy. I've done better than that and called them on the phone. A guy called Adam told me that with the introduction of GDPR (protection of data), they were told to take the camera down. No matter of arguing will change their mind. Sorry for the negative response.

I've had a think about this and I'm going to call BS. Firstly, are individuals recognisable? If not, then then there is no personal data. Secondly, if the images are not recorded then no personal data is being processed.
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Re: Ware Webcam

Postby Justme » Wed 07 Nov 2018 9:15 pm

Steve, I mentioned the same to him but he was adamant the camera would not be switched back on.
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Re: Ware Webcam

Postby Andy B » Thu 08 Nov 2018 12:04 am

Thanks Chaps that's a real shame that a fear of? In fact I'm not sure what its a fear of as there's nothing to fear! I did email them but had no reply and after your comments I understand why. When first arriving in New Zealand I arranged for some friends who were dining in town to position themselves so I could see them on the camera I rang them as I saw a group of people standing in the right place but none of them was identifiable.
Oh well as that's a dead duck is there nobody else who could potentially host a webcam?
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Re: Ware Webcam

Postby ware_resident » Thu 08 Nov 2018 8:25 am

If its a case of data protection, why are there so many other web cams still in operation ?
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Re: Ware Webcam

Postby Barzey » Thu 08 Nov 2018 10:36 am

Exactly what Data are they 'Protecting'?.. Does anyone know??
No criticism of the Print place intended at all. But in general it seems to me that this 'Data protection' racket seems to only work one way and is often used as an excuse for the person quoting it to get out of, or duck out of doing something that the person either couldn't be bothered or didn't want to do. They use it as a 'fall back excuse' and never seem to be able to quote the exact part of the act or sub section that they so love to use. :!:
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