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Why am I being asked to provide ID?
Why am I being asked to provide ID?
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Written by Oliver at Second Skin
Updated over a week ago

Depending on your country, our payment provider, Stripe, is legally obligated to verify your identity or home address. This is to comply with laws and regulations that prevent money laundering, tax evasion, and other financial crimes.

The information needed varies by country, but can be any of the following:

  • Driver's license

  • Passport

  • Another Government-issued ID card

  • Utility bill

  • Bank statement

Occasionally, Stripe will require you to confirm or amend the information they have regarding your ID or address. These checks are not a cause for concern. They are part of a routine process that ensures their platform (and by extension, ours) is compliant with financial law.

Who stores this data?

Second Skin does not store any of this personal information. It is passed securely to our payment provider, Stripe, who handles the verification of your identity and address.

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