David Canton, one of Canada's leading legal bloggers with eLegal Canton, is a regular contributor to the London Free Press. In today's business section, he advises companies about the privacy issues of printing credit and debit card numbers on receipts:
London Free Press: Business Section - Don't print full card numbers on receipts:
"If they fall into the wrong hands, your debit or credit card numbers can be used to run up charges at your expense.
Businesses should not print debit or credit card numbers on receipts or other documents. Printing them increases the chances of misuse of credit and debit card numbers and is a violation of privacy obligations...."
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