Except as provided in the Exceptions section below, a Private Entity shall not use Face Recognition Technologies in Places of Public Accommodation within the boundaries of the City of Portland.
The prohibition in this Chapter does not apply to use of Face Recognition Technologies:
1. To the extent necessary for a Private Entity to comply with federal, state, or local laws;
2. For user verification purposes by an individual to access the individual’s own personal or employer issued communication and electronic devices; or
3. In automatic face detection services in social media applications.Prohibit the use of Face Recognition Technologies by Private Entities in Places of Public Accommodation in the City (via PRIVACY & INFORMATION SECURITY LAW BLOG)
Note the exception for use in “social media applications.”