Independent Advisory Group on the Use of Biometric Data (External organisation)

Lennon, G. (Advisor)

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee


The Group was asked by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice to review the retention of custody images by Police Scotland and to consider the use and retention of biometric data more generally in policing to seek to establish an ethical and human rights based framework which could be applied to existing, emerging and future biometrics in what is an important and fast-moving area of technology.
PeriodMay 20172019
Held atIndependent Advisory Group on the Use of Biometric Data, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • biometrics
  • law
  • police
  • accountability
  • Human Rights