More information on the age check:

IQOS is committed to serving adult smokers over the age of 18. To ensure this, we transmit your data to SCHUFA Holding AG to validate your age. We do not perform a credit check. Is a validation by SCHUFA Holding AG not possible, a validation by the VeratadTechnologies, LLC takes place.

SCHUFA Note IdentityCheck (Premium)

Data transmission to SCHUFA

Philip Morris GmbH transfers personal data collected within the scope of the instant contract related to the application for, performance or termination of this business relationship to SCHUFA Holding AG, Kormoranweg 5, 65201 Wiesbaden. The legal bases for such transmission comprise Art. 6 (1) (b) and Art. 6 (1) (f) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Data may only be transmitted on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR to the extent necessary for the purposes safeguarding the legitimate interests pursued of the Philip Morris GmbH or third parties and such interests are not overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data. Data transmitted to SCHUFA is also used for identity verification. SCHUFA processes data and also uses such data for purposes of profile creation (Scoring) in order to provide its contractual partners domiciled in the European Economic Area and Switzerland as well third countries as applicable (to the extent an adequacy decision from the European

Commission is available for such countries) information to be used to evaluate the creditworthiness of natural persons amongst other things. Additional information regarding SCHUFA’s business may be found in the SCHUFA Information Sheet pursuant to Art. 14 GDPR or online at

Data transmission to VeratadTechnologies, LLC

IQOS is committed to serving adult smokers. To ensure this, we have commissioned the Veratad Technologies, LLC, 500 Frank W. Burr Blvd, Teaneck, New Jersey 07666 (Veratad), to carry out an online identity check on our behalf. For this you will be redirected to Veratad. Veratad checks the data on your official document (such as identity card or passport) for a match via online identity check. This type of data processing also includes special categories of personal data. The photo of your document will be deleted after validation.

For further information on the processing of your personal data by the Philip Morris GmbH please see

List of personal data which are checked in the course of online identity check:

•          Title
•          First name
•          Last name
•          Street
•          House number
•          Zip code
•          City
•          Date of birth
•          Place of birth
•          Nationality
•          Passport photo
•          Type of ID card
•          ID card number
•          Exhibiting country
•          Date of issue
•          Validity date
•          Issuing authority
•          Security features