ParTech Finger Scanning 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:

ParTech, Inc. is settling a class action alleging that restaurant workers were required to scan their fingers on a scanner attached to a point-of-sale system in Illinois, without first fulfilling the requirements of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).

Docket Number:


Company: ParTech, Inc.

Filing Deadline: June 2, 2022

Class Period: March 21, 2014 to March 3, 2022

Objection Deadline: May 26, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: May 26, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: July 20, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

No proof is required.


You may be eligible if you scanned your finger on a scanner attached to a point-of-sale system issued, leased, or sold to your employer by ParTech, and if your biometric data from that scan was shared with or stored by ParTech, between March 21, 2014 and March 3, 2022.

You are not eligible if you agreed in writing to the collection of this information, including by agreeing to ParTech’s e-consent, before you scanned your finger.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Cash payment from the net settlement fund, estimated at $670 to $1,340. Final amounts will depend on the number of valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $790,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Fish Law Firm

Claim Form: ParTech Finger Scanning BIPA Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Neals v. ParTech, Inc.

Settlement Website: ParTech Finger Scanning BIPA Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Kroll Settlement Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Neals v ParTech
c/o Kroll Settlement Administrator
P.O Box 5324
New York, NY 10150-5324

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