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Rental Car Firm Retaining Driver’s Licence Info

CONSUMER PRIVACY

November 30, 2012

One month after Alberta Privacy Commissioner Jill Clayton ordered a rental car company to cease retaining photocopied driver’s licence images of its customers, the company continues the practice, CBC News reports. “For us, it’s strictly protection of our asset,” a company representative said, adding that the photocopy is destroyed after the vehicle is returned. The privacy commissioner has said the company does not need the data in the first place and will have until mid-December to comply, the report states.
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