Oct 232021
 
 October 23, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Campbell Kwan reports:

In Australia, the country’s information commissioner has found that 7-Eleven breached customers’ privacy by collecting their sensitive biometric information without adequate notice or consent.

From June 2020 to August 2021, 7-Eleven conducted surveys that required customers to fill out information on tablets with built-in cameras. These tablets, which were installed in 700 stores, captured customers’ facial images at two points during the survey-taking process — when the individual first engaged with the tablet, and after they completed the survey.

Read more on ZDNet.

via Tim Cushing

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