Australia Objects To 7-Eleven’s In-Store Use Of Facial Recognition Technology

Australia Objects To 7-Eleven’s In-Store Use Of Facial Recognition Technology

2 weeks ago
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner issued a determination earlier this fall about 7-Eleven’s use of “faceprints.” The OAIC found the convenience store improperly collected faceprint information without getting individuals’ consent in violation of the Privacy Act. Accordingly to the OAIC, 7-Eleven used facial recognition technology as part of in-store surveys in 700 stores across the country. Approximately 1.6 million customers (as of March 2021) complete the survey on tablets with built-in cameras. The […]
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7-Eleven at Yarraville an exposure site

4 months ago
he 7-Eleven at the corner of Williamstown and Somerville roads has been added as a COVID-19 tier two exposure site. A case attended the convenience store on Sunday, July 24 from 7.05am-7.50am. It comes as Victoria recorded nine new local cases on Wednesday, including a traffic controller at the Moonee Valley Racecourse testing site. The health advice for anyone who visited a tier two site is to get tested urgently and isolate until a negative […]
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Woolworths and Seven Eleven servo in Dapto and Fairy Meadow deep-cleaned after COVID case visits

5 months ago
More venues in the Illawarra have received notification from NSW Health that they have been visited by someone with COVID-19. The 7-Eleven store at Dapto underwent deep cleaning yesterday after a person who tested positive to the virus visited at the weekend. The person attended the store at 5pm on Saturday. They signed in using a QR code and a subsequent review of CCTV footage confirmed they were in the store for a short period […]
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7-Eleven Australia builds an ‘enhanced loyalty’ team

7 months ago
Stands up platform and squad to deal in customer data insights. 7-Eleven Australia has created a new digital team to build customer-focused personalisation and improve consumer loyalty. The team’s existence is intended to drive a more strategic view and focus around customer personalisation and strategies on how to expand the capability across the convenience business. Head of digital innovation Paul Wallace told the Digital Virtualocity conference yesterday that the company had set up a personalisation […]
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Coles Express and 7 Eleven added to COVID-19 list in Perth

7 months ago
A Coles Express, Pizza Hut, 7 Eleven service station and KFC are among the locations that have been added to the COVID-19 public exposure sites list in Perth, as contact tracing continues. The Perth and Peel regions still have some restrictions in place, including the use of masks in public, after a hotel quarantine security guard and two of his housemates contracted coronavirus. Western Australia did not record any new cases overnight, either in the […]
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