Last updated August 8, 2019
In order to efficiently identify who is speaking in our transcripts of audio and video, FactSquared, Inc. (hereafter referred to as "the Company") may use software to isolate and identify faces and voices in photos, video and audio recordings and live streams. In addition, we may analyze the voice and images to identify signals in audio, images, and video to correlate with that individual.
"Biometric Data," as used in this policy, biometric data includes "biometric identifiers" and "biometric information" as defined in the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, 740 ILCS Â§ 14/1, et seq. "Biometric identifier" means a retina or iris scan, fingerprint, voiceprint, or scan of hand or face geometry. Biometric identifiers do not include writing samples, written signatures, photographs, human biological samples used for valid scientific testing or screening, demographic data, tattoo descriptions, or physical descriptions such as height, weight, hair color, or eye color. Biometric identifiers do not include information captured from a patient in a health care setting or information collected, used, or stored for health care treatment, payment, or operations under the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
"Biometric information" means any information, regardless of how it is captured, converted, stored, or shared, based on an individual's biometric identifier used to identify an individual. Biometric information does not include information derived from items or procedures excluded under the definition of biometric identifiers.
"Biometric identifier" means a voiceprint, facial geometry, object marker or other data and signals in audio, photos, or video used to identify and analyze an individual.
"Biometric information" means any information, regardless of how it is captured, converted, stored, analyzed, or shared, based on an individual's biometric identifier used to identify an individual.
Biometric Identifier/Information Collection:the Company may utilize biometric technology for identifying individuals for the purpose of identifying who may be speaking or their reactions and responses to internal and external stimuli in audio, photos or video.
Consent: the Company will only apply this technology to audio, photos or video generally available to the public via the internet, radio, telephone, television or other means of public transmission, or on audio, photos, or video provided by a partner for the purpose of analyzing the audio, photos or video provided.
Disclosure: the Company will apply this technology only to material that is available publicly for the purposes of transcribing and analyzing public figures, such as politicians or executives from public corporations, or on material provided confidentially by clients for internal use. The disclosure is required by state or federal law, or municipal ordinance; or The disclosure is required pursuant to a valid warrant or subpoena.
Storage: Once captured, an employee's Biometric Information is converted into a data string (i.e., biometric template) and stored securely by the Company on its electronic servers. The information will be retained at the discretion of the Company.