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ALPR Policy

1. Acknowledgements

Flock Safety is the manufacturer responsible for securely storing and maintaining the ALPR data for Customer on Flock Safety’s servers in compliance with applicable law.
Darts Properties Inc is responsible for accessing and using the ALPR data and Services in compliance with applicable law, including California’s requirements under California Senate Bill 34 (SB 34) regarding the operation and use of ALPR technology.
Flock Safety is a developer and provider of ALPR technology.

2. ALPR Policy Details

What is it: Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR or LPR) captures and stores digital images of license plates, and uses character recognition to identify and store plate characters. The system creates a searchable computerized database resulting from the mobile and fixed cameras at Sunrise Lancaster Apartments (Office 1251 Meadow View Lane, Lancaster, CA 93534). The ALPR system data includes license plate number as well the date, time and location when the image was collected.

Purpose: Identification of vehicles entering and exiting Sunrise Lancaster Apartments will enhance security and safety of the community.

Training: ALPR operators will receive initial training from the ALPR technology vendor (Flock Safety) on the procedure and proper use of the system prior to being granted access to the ALPR system; each user will also receive annual refresher training from the assistant director or designee.

Access: The Property Manager will be the custodian and head administrator of the ALPR systems and its operation. The only individuals who have access and ability to query data in the system are:

Apartment Owner & Management
Property Managers of Darts Properties Inc
Property Owners

Police Department/Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Officers
All Other Law Enforcement in requirement of their duties

All logins and queries will be stored and monitored by Flock including:
Purpose of query
License plate and other elements used to query the system

These data points will be stored, the Management Company or their designee will also run periodic audits to ensure access was made by authorized persons for legitimate purposes.

Information Collected: Information collected by the ALPR system is as follows:

License plate image captured
Vehicle image captured
License plate number
License plate state

Security: We use administrative, operational, technical and physical safeguards to protect ALPR information from unauthorized access, use, destruction, modification or disclosure.

Administrative: Username and password protected access to the LPR system. Monitoring and auditing usage of database.

Operational: Training and proper use and secure practices when using LPR and its database.

Physical: Secure storage of computers with access to database, and secure off-site database.

Technical: All information is encrypted in transit from camera to cloud storage and encrypted at rest in the cloud.

In the very unlikely event of an information breach, all individuals who are believed to be affected or have their information compromised will be notified by posting on this website and reached individually if contact information is available.

Quality Assurance: ALPR is automated so the license plate images and details of collection are included in the system without review. Although infrequent, license plate translation may be incomplete or inaccurate. The Management Company or their designee will ensure accuracy and correct license plate translation errors when identified. Users will also confirm the computer translation prior to taking any action based on ALPR results.

Flock Safety, the ALPR vendor will store the data (data hosting) and ensure proper maintenance and security of data stored in their data towers. Flock Safety will also be in charge of purging data at the end of the 30 days of storage.

Restrictions on use of ALPR Data: Information gathered or collected and records retained by Darts Properties Inc will not be sold, accessed or used for any purpose other than legitimate law enforcement or public safety purposes.

We will only share information with:
Law enforcement who we have chosen to share with within the Flock Safety system

Data Retention: License plates will be stored in the system for no longer than 30 days.

Privacy: The images stored in the system are collected from areas visible to the public where  there is no reasonable expectation of privacy. License plate image and affiliated data will be purged after a 30 day period.

This policy governs the Automated License Plate Recognition System (ALPR System or ALPR) operated by Darts Properties Inc.

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