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Institute Details Responsible Use of Biometrics

BIOMETRICS—AUSTRALIA

July 23, 2010

The not-for-profit Biometrics Institute has released an information sheet that provides guidance to pubs and clubs on the
responsible use of biometrics, Security Access reports. Establishments with a turnover greater than $3 million per year that are using or considering such biometrics as finger, iris or facial scans or voice prints must comply with the Australian Privacy Act, the report notes. "We are seeing more and more reports about the use of biometrics in pubs and clubs and want to help those organisations with questions they need to ask before introducing biometrics," said Biometrics Institute GeneralManager Isabelle Moeller.
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