PMall Biometrics 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:

Personalizationmall.com, LLC is settling a combined class action alleging it collected finger scans for timekeeping purposes in Illinois without fulfilling the requirements of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The law prohibits private businesses from collecting, storing, or using biometrics without making certain disclosure, obtaining consent, and make publicly available a written policy about the retention and eventual destruction of the biometrics, and the complaints alleged PMall did not comply with these requirements.

Docket Number:


Company: Personalizationmall.com, LLC

Filing Deadline: June 13, 2022

Class Period: May 1, 2016 to April 30, 2020

Objection Deadline: June 13, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: June 13, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: July 20, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof.


You may be eligible if you are an individual who registered to use PMallā€™s finger vein-based timekeeping system in Illinois at any time during its deployment between May 2016 and April 2020.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Equal share of the net settlement fund. Final amounts will depend on the number of valid claim forms received, as well as other factors. For example, if 10% of the class submit claims, each will receive approximately $1,428, while if 50% submit claims, each will receive approximately $285.

Total Settlement Amount: $4,500,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Caffarelli & Associates, Ltd.
Law Office of James X. Bormes, PC
Law Offices of Thomas M. Ryan, PC

Claim Form: PMall Biometrics Illinois BIPA Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Williams et al. v. Personalizationmall.com, LLC

Settlement Website: PMall Biometrics Illinois BIPA Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Analytics Consulting LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Analytics Consulting LLC
Williams et al. v. Personalizationmall.com, LLC.
P.O. Box 2006
Chanhassen, MN 55317-2006

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