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Latest update: [06-2022]

This privacy policy governs your use of the software application [VoiceCard Companion].
By using the Application, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us.

1- Device & App history

 Does the App allow to view one or more of information about activity on the device, which apps are running, browsing and bookmarks? 


2- Location

Does the App use the device’s location: Approximate location (network based)
Precise location: GPS and network based? 


Does the App notify and obtain user consent before collecting, transmitting or using location data? 


Precise location: bluetooth based? 
Bluetooth is used , but no location is used.

3- Identity

Does the App find account on the device? Add or remove accounts? 


4- Photos/media/files

Does the App uses one or more of: files on device such as images, videos or audio, the device’s external storage? 


5- Wi-Fi connection information

Does the App allow to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and names of connected devices? 


6- Device ID & Call information 

Does the App allow to determine the phone number and device IDs, whether a call is active and the remote number connected by a call? 


Does the App also records and transmits anonymized network performance data for analysis by Analytic Engine. This data is used for the purpose of assessing network quality of service issues. No personally identifiable information is recorded or transmitted, including no key press information, no contact information, etc.? 


7- App description

Visually impaired customers can now have greater control of every payment they make. 
Thales have come up with a discreet and secure assistive technology solution for people with visual impairments that gives them greater control and makes each payment more secure and trusted.

VoiceCard Companion is a mobile application, associated with your “Voice Payment Card”, which vocalizes the transaction details. 

A description of each step – the amount, PIN validation, remaining attempts in case of incorrect PIN, transaction completion – is encrypted and sent by the “Voice Payment Card” to the phone allowing the cardholder to hear the details and pay in full reassurance. 

To use this Application you first need to receive your “Voice Payment Card” and associate this card to your phone.

8- App Permissions

Does the App require access to certain systems within your device? When you install an application, you are notified of all of the following permissions required to run that application: 
-    Bluetooth permission

9- Encryption

Does the App send data over unencrypted (HTTP) or an encrypted (HTTPS) connection? 

10- Explain why the data are being collected, when and for what purpose

No data collected

11- Do you assign an appropriate rating to the App?


12- Can the App be downloaded by children?


13- Does the App comply will all the terms and conditions explained in the Apple iOS Human Interface Guidelines?


14- Does the App use trademark, service mark or images of Google, Apple, BlackBerry or other market store owners?


15- Security and Retention

The Application has been developed in a secure manner, it includes specific security features. 
The Application is only storing the data transmitted by the NDEF (NFC Data Exchange Format) message at NFC tap, which represents the association of the Application with the “Voice Payment Card”.

- No other security data or session are stored.