Biometrics and Privacy

On Device vs. On Server Matching

PriceWaterhouseCoopers Legal, LLC

While biometric authentication allows you to step beyond username & passwords to improve the user experience, it also raises new issues around the privacy of consumer biometric information.

This paper will highlight the main privacy consequences and differences between on-device and on-server biometric matching.

This paper addresses:

  • The implications of processing physiological and behavioural biometric data
  • The main jurisdictions considered are the EU, Switzerland, Canaga, USA and the Asia Pacific region.
  • Best practice recommendations in these jurisdictions