CA Civ Code Section 1798.90.51

An ALPR operator shall do all of the following:


Maintain reasonable security procedures and practices, including operational, administrative, technical, and physical safeguards, to protect ALPR information from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure.


(1)Implement a usage and privacy policy in order to ensure that the collection, use, maintenance, sharing, and dissemination of ALPR information is consistent with respect for individuals’ privacy and civil liberties. The usage and privacy policy shall be available to the public in writing, and, if the ALPR operator has an Internet Web site, the usage and privacy policy shall be posted conspicuously on that Internet Web site.


The usage and privacy policy shall, at a minimum, include all of the following:


The authorized purposes for using the ALPR system and collecting ALPR information.


A description of the job title or other designation of the employees and independent contractors who are authorized to use or access the ALPR system, or to collect ALPR information. The policy shall identify the training requirements necessary for those authorized employees and independent contractors.


A description of how the ALPR system will be monitored to ensure the security of the information and compliance with applicable privacy laws.


The purposes of, process for, and restrictions on, the sale, sharing, or transfer of ALPR information to other persons.


The title of the official custodian, or owner, of the ALPR system responsible for implementing this section.


A description of the reasonable measures that will be used to ensure the accuracy of ALPR information and correct data errors.


The length of time ALPR information will be retained, and the process the ALPR operator will utilize to determine if and when to destroy retained ALPR information.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 1798.90.51’s source at ca​.gov