CNIL Address Protection Of Biometric Data

Author:Mr Daniel McLoon, Mauricio F. Paez, Richard J. Johnson, Jonathon Little, Todd S. McClelland, Jeff Rabkin, Lisa M. Ropple, Adam Salter, Michiru Takahashi, Undine von Diemar, Olivier Haas, Jörg Hladjk and Anand Varadarajan
Profession:Jones Day

On April 18, 2018, CNIL outlined its policy on biometric data (source document in French). According to the policy, the following conditions are required: (i) the processing of such data must be necessary for the purposes of the process; (ii) the data subject must be free to choose between biometric technology and an alternative authentication process; and (iii) biometric data must remain...

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