ID Scanners As Legal “Affirmative Defense”

Affirmative Defense As of August 2018, eleven states have Affirmative Defense ID Scanner laws on the books.  This means a merchant is able to avoid fines for serving a minor who uses an older siblings driver license or a high-quality fake ID if they use an ID Scanner...

New Jersey Drivers License Swipe Law

New Jersey passed the Personal Information and Privacy Protection Act (S-1913) on July 21, 2017.New Jersey’s law generally aligns with about a third of other states that have such laws, limiting the purposes and type of information a retailer may scan and retain from...

ID Scanner Privacy Laws in Canada

Canada has tougher privacy laws than the US and ID Scanners are legal if used in the following manner.   The Canadian federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act says “The identified purposes should be specified at or before the time of...

New Hampshire Privacy Law

  New Hampshire law seems to allow Pawnbrokers to use ID Scanners, but all others need authorization from the department of motor vehicles.   See section X below.   If anyone is aware of another regulation which grants authorization to those selling age sensitive...

Arizona Affirmative Defense

ID Scanner Records Identification Information 4-241 A.R.S. §4-241: Selling or giving liquor to underage person: illegally obtaining liquor by underage person: violation: classification: definitions If a licensee, an employee of the licensee or any other person...