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May 6th, 2015
Nomi Technologies provides mobile-based tracking services to retailers. The company places sensors in its clients' stores, and those sensors track customer traffic patterns by analyzing customers' mobile phone signals. Nomi uses the customer data to report to its clients on the percentage of consumers passing by the store versus those entering the store, the average length of time the consumer spends in the store, the percentage of repeat customers, and the number of customers who also visited another client store location.
For more information about privacy policies and other data security matters, please contact S. Gregory Boyd CIPP/US at (212) 826-5581 or email@example.com, Jeremy Goldman CIPP/US at (212) 705 4843 or firstname.lastname@example.org, Jessica Smith at (212) 705-4876 or email@example.com, or any other member of Frankfurt Kurnit's Privacy & Data Security Group.
Other Privacy & Data Security Law Alerts
iOS 15 Brings New Privacy Controls That Will Impact Advertising Initiatives
After months in beta, Apple is releasing iOS 15 to the public. Building upon the Privacy Nutrition Labels and App Tracking Transparency (ATT) framework introduced in iOS 14.5, iOS 15 introduces new privacy controls that will impact brand marketing initiatives and the ad tech ecosystem. Although these controls are not an iOS 14.5-caliber seismic event, they are yet another example of how platform providers have become de facto regulators of privacy. Read more.
September 20 2021
New York City Restricts Collection of Biometric Identifiers
Major US municipalities are lining up to regulate business use of technologies to collect biometric identifiers and information. For example, Portland, Oregon, banned the use of face recognition technologies earlier this year. Now, New York City businesses must comply with a new law too: Effective July 9, 2021, any commercial establishment in New York City that collects, retains, converts, stores or shares biometric identifier information of customers must disclose such activity using clear and conspicuous signage near all customer entrances. Read more.
July 7 2021
Business Takeaways from the FTC $5 Billion Settlement with Facebook
On July 24, 2019, the FTC announced a $5 billion settlement with Facebook to address Facebook’s alleged violations of the FTC Act and its 2012 consent order with the FTC. Read more.
July 26 2019