Drone deployment within a Smart City context requires consideration of the appropriate privacy and regulatory legislation within a given jurisdiction. The following is an "guideline" produced by the Office of the Information Commissioner - Queensland, Australia
Applying the legislation
Office of the Information Commissioner - Queensland
Drones are playing an increasing role in government service delivery. Potential uses include law enforcement, emergency and disaster management, infrastructure inspections and environmental monitoring.
Queensland government agencies which capture video and audio recordings using a drone must ensure that their collection, storage, use and disclosure of the recording complies with the privacy obligations in the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld) (IP Act).