Aldi asks for ID from everyone purchasing alcohol

By: Trademagazin Date: 2022. 08. 09. 12:23

From now on, when buying alcoholic products, everyone will be asked for their identity card, even those who are visibly over the age of eighteen, pointed out.

According to the paper, the cashier enters the customer’s date of birth into the machine based on this, which, after calculation, tells whether the person is actually over eighteen years old.

According to the store, all this is necessary in order to eliminate all possible errors when selling alcohol. The purpose of the process – as written – is to completely exclude subjective factors, and at the same time to ensure that alcoholic beverages cannot be sold to persons under the age of 18 by accident, carelessness or mistake.

They also stated that the data is not stored by the cash register, so it is safe.

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