Oct 142021
 October 14, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S.

Zach Marzouk reports:

US convenience store chain 7-Eleven has been accused of breaching Australian privacy laws by collecting customers’ biometric data without their consent.

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) found that between 15 June 2020 and 24 August 2021, the Australian arm of 7-Eleven interfered with the privacy of individuals by gathering facial recognition data through a hidden mechanism in its customer feedback form.

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