Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase 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:
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, 2022Proof 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: $35,000,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
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
Snapchat Privacy Settlement
1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19103