Zayo Biometric Privacy 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:

Zayo Group, LLC is settling a class action alleging that it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaint alleged that Zayo required visitors to its colocations and other facilities in Illinois to give the company a scan of their hand, palm, or finger, without first giving them the disclosures or obtaining the consent required by the law. 

Docket Number:


Company: Zayo Group LLC

Filing Deadline: April 8, 2019

Class Period: July 6, 2012 to December 27, 2017

Objection Deadline: March 8, 2019

Exclusion Deadline: March 8, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: April 8, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

Presumably company records will be used for verification.


You may be eligible if, between July 6, 2012 and December 27, 2017, you were required to give Zayo a scan of your hand, palm, or finger for security purposes at one of Zayo’s colocations or facilities in Illinois.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Equal share of the net settlement fund, up to $400 per person. Final amounts will depend on the number of valid claims received and other factors.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:

Claim Form: Zayo Biometric Privacy BIPA Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Zhirovetskiy et al v. Zayo Group, LLC

Settlement Website: Zayo Biometric Privacy BIPA Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Kurtzman Carson Consultants

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Zayo BIPA Settlement
Settlement Administrator – KCC Class Action Services LLC
PO Box 404041
Louisville, KY 40233-4041

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