Canadian Security Magazine

News Data Security
Implementing biometric attendance systems – employers beware

In response to concerns about employee attendance and building security, some employers have chosen to implement biometric attendance systems in the workplace. However, they must make sure they follow privacy rules.


July 11, 2013
By Canadian Security

Topics

These systems allow an employer to monitor employees’ work hours by measuring biological characteristics like fingerprints, handprints or facial features and associating this measurement with an identified individual. This article from the Bennett Jones blog explains that, as biometric systems record personal information about identifiable individuals, their use by employers is subject to the requirements of privacy legislation. Read the full story here.


Print this page

Related

Tags



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*