Sberbank started to collect biometric data of the customers

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Sberbank started receiving biometric data of the Russians on its own platform, reported RIA Novosti, the largest Russian Bank.

«In «Sberbank online» was launched on the functionality of gathering consents to the processing of biometric personal data. This consent will now allow faster and safer to verify your identity when calling our contact centre, and in the future to use other biometric technologies in service in the Bank», — told in the credit institution.

Thus the interlocutor of the Agency noted that the use of biometric technologies in identification and authentication is performed strictly in accordance with the law.

The call centre employee in conversation with the correspondent of RIA Novosti said that after the execution of the consent to data processing the voice sample can be recorded in the voice menu IVR when calling the call centre or when you visit any office.

The Russian banks from July 1 began to collect biometrics clients for remote authentication. Until the end of the year, such a service must provide not less than 20% of Bank branches in each region, by June 30, 2019 — 60% of the branches, to the end of 2019 — in all, explained in a press-service of the Central Bank. To store the data of Russians will be in a Single biometric system, the operator of which is JSC «Rostelecom».