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Guidelines for the Use of Video Surveillance

Notice of Collection


The Community Safety Department uses video surveillance, also known as closed-circuit television (CCTV), for safety and security purposes.

Legal authority

The personal information collected by the use of the video equipment at York University is collected under the authority of the York University Act, 1965 and the Occupiers’ Liability Act.

The Department must comply with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the York University Policy on Access to Information and Protection of Privacy.


Additional information on the use of CCTV can be found in the Department’s Guidelines for the Use of Video Surveillance. Questions about the Guidelines can be e-mailed to:

Any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of personal information by York University can be directed to the Information and Privacy Coordinator, York University Information, Privacy and Copyright Office at 416-736-2100 extension 40706 / 1050 Kaneff Tower, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3 /