7-Eleven took photos of some Australian customers’ faces without consent, privacy commissioner rules

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 08:18:42 GMT 7

7-Eleven took photos of some Australian customers’ faces without consent, privacy commissioner rules


Up to 3.2m facial images collected over a 10-month period from people who used in-store tablets to fill out feedback surveys

Convenience store giant 7-Eleven has disabled facial recognition technology used in 700 of its Australian stores as customers filled out feedback surveys after the privacy commissioner found it interfered with their privacy.

Up to 3.2m facial images had been collected over a 10-month period.

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