TikTok is letting itself collect your biometric data – CNET

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TikTok can collect your faceprints and voiceprints, its updated privacy policy revealed.

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TikTok tweaked its US privacy policy this week to say it could collect “biometric identifiers and biometric information” like “faceprints and voiceprints” from your videos. It’ll ask for permission where required by law, the policy notes. 

“As part of our ongoing commitment to transparency, we recently updated our privacy policy to provide more clarity on the information we may collect and how it’s used,” a TikTok spokesperson told CNET in an emailed statement.

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