Introducing Stora Identity - Automated ID Checks

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Stora has 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.

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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 minimizing 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 minimize any booking process friction for your customers.

Stora Identity uses 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.

Streamline KYC

Make it easy for your customers to prove their identity prior to move-in.

Automate access

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 check-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-optimized 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 reserving their unit by taking a photo of an ID document and a selfie.

Photos are checked against global databases, so your customers' 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 tenant or not. Stora doesn’t automatically cancel their booking if they haven’t, Our platform lets you know when they haven’t so you can decide.

You can read more about how Stora Identity works in our Help Center.

Want to know more about Stora?

Stora’s self storage software helps the next generation of businesses sell online. Learn more about how it works or schedule a demo today.

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Stora is self storage sales and management software for modern operators who want to run their businesses with as little admin and as much profit as possible. Our platform offers automated web sales, facility management + marketing all in one.

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