Checklist for publishing pictures and movies

  • Basis for publication of the image

    You must be allowed (consent) of the person in the photo or have a legitimate interest in publishing the image.

  • Accountability to the persons in the picture

    Make sure that the people you photograph are aware that you intend to publish the image so that they have the opportunity to react, and for example Oppose it.

  • Right to Object

    You must allow people who appear in the image to object to the publication of the image. It must be possible to do so before the photo has been published or at a later date.

What are the rules for publishing pictures

There are no rules for exactly what type of images require consent.

  • Whether an image can be published on an internet is assessed based on whether you have the basis to publish the material. For example, do you have a been allowed by the person in the picture? The processing of personal data may, among other things, happen if the data subject (the person in the photo) has consented to it.
  • However, an image may also be published if the You (the data controller) has a legitimate interest in publishing the image, and that interest exceeds the interests or rights of the photographed (data subject) (The interest weighing rule ).
  • In assessing whether an image can be published on the basis of a balancing of interests, it will include, inter alia, the following: An on the nature of the image, including where and why the image is taken, in which context the image is included and what is the purpose of the publication.
  • It is essential that the persons in the picture cannot reasonably feel exhibited, exploited or violated, for example in the For marketing or other commercial purposes. The age of the person in the picture must also be taken into account in this respect. Therefore, consider always what potential impacts or consequences a publication of the image might have on the people who are in the picture.
  • In the case of images with children and adolescents, you need to consider, as an extra point, that this group of people should be given special protection, because children and young people are most often less aware of the risks and consequences that may be associated with the treatment of personal Information – In this case your publication of a picture of them. See more on the website of the Datatilsynet

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Disclosure and right to object

  • Just like you should make sure that you can legally publish an image on the Internet, ie. That you have a basis for publishing the image, you should also be aware that there is an obligation to provide information to the people who appear in an image. In general, make sure that the people who are in the picture are aware that you intend to publish the image on the internet so that they have the opportunity to react, for example, in the Web. Oppose it.
  • If the person appearing in the picture is dissatisfied with the publication, he or she is entitled to object. This can happen before the photo has been published or at a later date. In this case, the person must indicate which image is to be deleted and why. If the people in the picture don’t want to have the picture lying on the internet, you should immediately remove it. The consers in PhotoConsent comply with the obligation to provide information and the right to object by informing the person photographed of his rights in consent.

What is a consent form?

  • A consent form is a statement in which a person allows others to use and publish, for example, pictures or movies with the person. You can legally obtain consent in several ways, for example, orally or in writing. It is always the photographer, the company or the organization that must be able to prove that consent has been given for the use of the material and that consent complies with the personal data law. When you obtain consent with PhotoConsent your consent is automatically archived so you can always find it again.

Features of the consent:

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Your logo
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Name, address and email of the consent giver
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Selfie
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Text that complies with GDPR law
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The name of the consent giver is automatically transferred
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Consent is approved and accepted
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The QR code is used to share the consent
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Photographer’s notes about the consent