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Snapchat Filters Illinois BIPA Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Snap, Inc., which offers the Snapchat application, is paying $35 million to settle a class action alleging it violated an Illinois law, the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaint alleged the company collected and stored biometric identifiers or biometric information when consumers used the Lenses and Filters features offered by Snap without complying with the requirements of BIPA.

Docket Number:

2022LA000708

Company: Snap Inc.

Filing Deadline: November 5, 2022

Class Period: November 17, 2015

Objection Deadline: October 6, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: October 6, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: November 17, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you were an Illinois resident who used the Lenses or Filters offered by Snap between November 17, 2015 and the present.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Pro-rata share of the net settlement fund. Final amount depends on the total number of valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $35,000,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$2,000

Law Firm:
Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman, PLLC

Claim Form: Snap Illinois BIPA Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Boone, et al. v. Snap Inc.

Settlement Website: Snap Illinois BIPA Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Angeion Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Snapchat Privacy Settlement
c/o Administrator
1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19103
info@snapillinoisbipasettlement.com
1-844-939-4343

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