What happens to the photo of my proof of identity taken during the delivery of registered mail?

We take great care to ensure that the photo taken of your proof of identity during the delivery of registered mail is securely saved to our system. Those photos are always taken with bpost secured devices. Your photo will never just be shared or made public. It is taken as a security measure to prove that the registered mail has been delivered to the right person.

It remains confidential and is only accessed in very exceptional circumstances, such as a legal dispute about the delivery of the item. In that case, a judge may demand to see the photo of your proof of identity. The photo will only be released under strict legal conditions, in compliance with all applicable data protection laws and regulations. It is kept for 13 months in line with the legal retention period. At the end of this period it is automatically erased.

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