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Drone Operations

.00.Live Drone – 21st & 22nd of MAY

Live aerial filming of Aviva Stadium for the live broadcast of the UEFA Europa League final , we would like to inform you of the details of this activity.



The drone flight will take place over the river Dodder on Tuesday 21st nad 22nd of May. Weather permitting, the operations will take place from approximately 1.00pm to 10.30pm.


The primary concern is the potential for accidents or malfunctions that could lead to the drone falling from the sky, potentially causing harm to individuals below. This risk includes the possibility of injuries from propellers, the weight of the drone, or other associated components. Please be aware of your surroundings at all times in this area.  To mitigate these risks, we implement strict safety guidelines, proper training, risk assessments, and compliance with regulatory requirements when conducting drone operations in proximity to people.



At UpShot, we prioritise data protection and privacy while conducting drone filming for our live TV broadcasts. We recognize that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to any processing of personal data, and in the case of live TV drone filming where no personal data is being processed, we adhere to the following practices to ensure GDPR compliance:

Data Minimization

We do not intentionally capture or process personal data during our drone filming operations. Our primary focus is on capturing the scenes and events relevant to our broadcasts.

No Facial Recognition or Identification

We do not employ facial recognition technology or any means of identifying individuals in the footage.

No Audio Recording

We do not record audio during drone filming to avoid capturing conversations or other forms of personal data.

Live Broadcasting

Our drone footage is used exclusively for live TV broadcasts and is not stored or processed for any other purpose.

Limited Retention

We do not retain the drone footage beyond what is necessary for the live broadcast. Once the broadcast is complete, any recorded footage is securely deleted to minimize data retention.

Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)

While not required for our specific operations, we have conducted a DPIA to assess and confirm that no personal data is being processed and that our practices align with GDPR principles.

Data Protection Officer (DPO)

We have appointed a Data Protection Officer who oversees all data-related matters, ensures GDPR compliance, and is available for any inquiries regarding data protection.

Data Security

We implement appropriate security measures to protect the drone footage from unauthorized access, ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of the data.

Regular Compliance Review

We regularly review and update our practices to align with GDPR requirements and any changes in regulations.

In summary, our live TV drone filming operations prioritise privacy and data protection. We are committed to adhering to GDPR principles and ensure that no personal data is processed or stored during our broadcasts. Our practices reflect our dedication to respecting individual privacy rights while delivering high-quality content to our viewers.

For any questions or concerns related to data protection and our drone filming operations, please contact our Data Protection Officer at safety@upshot.ie.


Should you have any other queries or concerns, please contact us

on 01 254 9001 or email us safety@upshot.ie

Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.

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