NYS Scanner Terms and Conditions

Acceptance of Terms and Conditions 


The New York State (“NYS”) Scanner application will allow you to confirm whether an individual’s digital credential meets the criteria established by a NYS agency which issues the credential under the NYS Wallet program. 


Upon scanning a digital credential that an individual will display to you, your Scanner application will confirm whether the credential is authentic and valid and that the individual meets the criteria associated with the credential.  


In addition to the confirmation, your Scanner application may display personally identifying information, which you can verify against identification documents that the individual presents to you. Such identifying information may include:  


  • Full name 
  • Date of birth 
  • Other information as described in the digital credential terms and conditions 


As a verifier, you may only use this information for identify verification and confirmation that the person meets the criteria. Information may not be used for any other purposes, including, but not limited to, marketing or sales. Information cannot be shared with any third parties, unless explicitly required by law.  


Accordingly, no information gained from a digital credential may be stored in any system of records outside the NYS Scanner application, unless otherwise allowed by law, regulation, rule, or executive order. Any information allowed by law, regulation, rule, or executive order to be stored outside of the NYS Scanner application must not be used or disclosed for any purposes other than the explicit legally required purpose and must be deleted after 30 days or in compliance with the relevant law, regulation, rule, or executive order. Such systems must adhere to all industry standards for security, including, but not limited to, the New York General Business Law 899-bb. Any breach of such systems must be reported pursuant to New York General Business Law Section 899-aa. Any misuse of information is grounds for removal of you, your business, and/or your venue from the NYS Wallet program. 


If you are setting up the NYS Scanner application on behalf of your company, you must keep records of those employees who had access to the application. Such records must be kept for at 30 days and must be made available to the State of New York upon request.