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Top Golf USA Biometric Privacy Illinois BIPA Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

This settlement resolves a class action against Top Golf USA, Inc., Topgolf USA Salt Creek, LLC, and Topgolf USA Naperville, LLC about the companies’ collection of biometric identifiers and biometric information. The complaint alleged that the companies violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) by collecting Illinois employees’ fingerprints without first getting written authorization, and because it did not timely destroy the collected biometrics after the employees stopped working for Topgolf.

Docket Number:

1:19-cv-06700

Company: Top Golf USA, Inc.

Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100

Class Period: March 4, 2014 to June 22, 2021

Objection Deadline: October 2, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: October 2, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: October 13, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof. Presumably company records will be used for verification.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you were an Illinois employee of Topgolf who used a biometric fingerprint or finger scanner at Topgolf locations in Illinois between March 4, 2014 and June 22, 2021, without having signed a biometric consent form.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Equal share of the net settlement fund, estimated to be $630.

Total Settlement Amount: $2,633,400

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$7,500

Law Firms:
Fish Law Firm
Werman Salas PC

Case Name: Burlinski, et al. v. Top Golf USA Inc., et al.

Settlement Website: Top Golf USA Biometric Privacy Illinois BIPA Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Analytics Consulting, LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Topgolf Finger Scan Settlement
c/o Analytics Consulting LLC
P.O. Box 2002
Chanhassen, MN 55317-2002
info@TGFingerScanSettlement.com
855-684-1982

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