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5.75. Video surveillance of customs facilities

Description of the activity

Recording and processing of images for tax and customs control, prevention of smuggling and security and surveillance of staff and travelers, as well as the facilities and means, equipment or goods of all types found therein.


Effective application of the state tax and customs system.

To guarantee the safety of people, goods and facilities.


The AEAT, by law, is entrusted with the effective application of the state tax and customs system. Therefore, the treatments carried out in compliance with said obligations are legitimized, in accordance with the requirements demanded by EU Regulation 2016/679.

Furthermore, article 6.1.e of EU Regulation 2016/679 establishes that personal data may be processed when “the processing is necessary for the fulfillment of a mission carried out in the public interest…” . In this way, the purpose of video surveillance is to guarantee the security of people, property and facilities; the public interest legitimizes such treatment.


  • Natural persons who transit through the AEAT Customs bases and facilities and in general through those customs facilities subject to video surveillance measures.
  • Details
  • Image/Voice


  • Collection
  • Record
  • Storage
  • Structuring
  • Modification
  • Update
  • Copy
  • Analysis
  • Enquiry
  • Extraction
  • Promotion
  • Interconnection
  • Limitation
  • Suppression
  • Destruction
  • Other


  • FFCC State Security
  • Judicial authorities

International transfers

are not foreseen

Planned deadlines for deletion

The data collected will be deleted within a maximum period of one month.


Does not apply

Technical/organizational measures

All data processed has been evaluated through a risk analysis, having obtained a list of technical and organizational measures to apply.

These measures have been applied in accordance with the approved adaptation plan.