Google Biometrics Collection Illinois BIPA Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Google, LLC is putting up $100 million to settle a class action alleging it collected and stored the biometric data of individuals living in Illinois without fulfilling the requirements of the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). According to the complaint, it collected and stored biometrics of Illinois users of Google Photos, without the disclosures and consent required by the law.

Docket Number:


Company: Google, LLC

Filing Deadline: September 24, 2022

Class Period: May 1, 2015 to April 25, 2022

Objection Deadline: August 10, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: August 10, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: September 28, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need to provide proof.


You may be eligible if you appeared in a photo in Google Photos, between May 1, 2015 and April 25, 2022, while you were an Illinois resident.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Pro rata share of the net settlement fund, estimated at between $200 and $400.

Total Settlement Amount: $100,000,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Ahdoot & Wolfson
Bursor & Fisher
Carey Rodriguez Milian Gonya

Claim Form: Google Biometrics Collection Illinois BIPA Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Rivera, et al. v. Google LLC

Settlement Website: Google Biometrics Collection Illinois BIPA Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Postlethwaite & Netterville

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Rivera, et al. v. Google LLC Settlement
c/o Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 5229
Baton Rouge, LA 70821

Tags: BIPA, Taking/Storing/Using Biometric Data, Your Privacy