Vending Machine Collecting Fingerprints BIPA Illinois 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:

This settlement resolves a class action alleging Compass Group USA, Inc. and 365 Retail Markets, LLC violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaint alleged that the companies collected, captured, or otherwise obtained biometrics, including fingerprints from users of certain vending machine systems in Illinois without meeting the requirements of BIPA. The vending machine systems include Smart Market, Avenue C, Market Now, eMart, NEX Micro Markets, and Honest Eats Marketplace kiosks.

Docket Number:


Company: Compass Group USA Inc.

Filing Deadline: July 29, 2022

Class Period: August 23, 2014 to November 2, 2021

Objection Deadline: July 29, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: July 29, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: September 8, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

The claim form does not ask for proof.


You may be eligible if you are an individual and you scanned your finger(s) in one or more of Compass’s or 365 Retail’s vending machine systems in Illinois, between August 23, 2014 and November 2, 2021, without first executing a written consent.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Estimated at $300-600 per person. Final amount will depend on the number of valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $6,800,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Werman Salas PC

Claim Form: Vending Machine BIPA Illinois Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Bryant v. Compass Group USA, Inc.

Settlement Website: Vending Machine BIPA Illinois Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Analytics Consulting LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Finger Scan Vending Settlement
Analytics Consulting LLC
P.O. Box 2006
Chanhassen, MN 55317-2006

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