Are all companies which use EPC members of EPCglobal?
In order to receive an EPC number, a company must subscribe to EPCglobal. By becoming a subscriber, the company agrees to adhere to published public policy guidelines relating to consumer privacy. The EPCglobal Guidelines on EPC for Consumer Products provide that consumers should be given:
- Notice when EPC/RFID technology is in use
- Options for using or disposing of the tag after purchase
- Education about EPC/RFID technology and its uses