Private companies and estates are gradually replacing physical visitor books with electronic security checkpoints which scan personal data.
But what are the legal implications of having access to often personal information, and where does this data go?
MD of Powell Tronics, John Powell explained that although different residential entities have their own visitor and safety control policies, they must abide by the Protection of Personal Information Act.
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