Drone Policy

Limerick City and County Council has a detailed Drone Policy which sets out our commitment to protecting the rights and privacy of individuals and details how we will ensure compliance with the GDPR and Irish data protection legislation.

Small unmanned aircraft (SUA) i.e. drones are used by the Council for a number of purposes which entail aerial photography and videography. This use may involve the recording of personal data of individuals including their recognisable images. The Council is obliged to protect such data in accordance with provisions contained in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into effect on 25th May 2018, The Law Enforcement Directive (EU 2016/680 (LED) and the Data Protection Acts 1988-2018.

For further details please download our Drone Policy below.