Introducing Stora Identity - Automated ID Checks
Stora have released a brand new automated Identity Verification feature. That means you can now let your customers instantly verify their identities on desktop or mobile devices.
We’ve been hard at work on a big new feature which brings next level automation to self storage businesses - Automated customer identity checks.
What is Stora Identity?
Stora Identity automatically confirms the identity of your customers, so you can reduce the risk of bad actors moving in while minimising friction for legitimate customers.
This brand-new feature leverages Stripe Identity allowing you to quickly and securely confirm the identity of your self storage customers all within GDPR compliance.
Together Stora and Stripe make it easy for you to prevent fraudulent activity and minimise any booking process friction for your customers.
Stora Identity utilises two Stripe Identity authentication methods. An upload facility for official identification documentation and a ‘selfie’ check.
Why use Stora Identity?
Increase trust & safety
Reduce the number of bad actors and scammers to increase the credibility of your facility.
Reduce fraud losses
Securely collect identity information to determine if a customer is legitimate or fraudulent.
Make it easy for your customers to prove their identity prior to move-in.
If you’re using a smart entry system/operating unmanned. Let your new customers automatically access your facility with confidence.
Focus your time where it matters
Spend less time on tedious identity checks and unnecessary customer communications, have them checked-in automatically so you can focus on the growth of your business.
No set up required
To use Stora Identity all you need to do is turn it on from your Check-in page. There’s no commitment, you can try it out and move back to one of our existing check-in approaches instantly if desired.
How it Works
It all happens within your Storefront in a slick conversion-optimised verification flow. The customer never has to leave your website if they’re booking from their phone. If they’re on a desktop computer they can seamlessly move the process to their phone to complete too.
Your customers are asked to verify their identity after booking by taking a photo of an ID document and a selfie.
Photos are checked against global databases, so your customer’s identities can be verified with confidence. If a customer doesn’t verify it’s up to you to decide if you should proceed with them as a customer or not. Stora doesn’t automatically cancel their booking if they haven’t, it lets you know when they haven’t so you can decide.