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ProctorU Collection of Biometrics in Violation of BIPA Illinois Class Action

ProctorU, Inc. owns an online proctoring company that collects biometric information. The complaint for this class action alleges the company has collected, stored, and used biometric information from persons in Illinois without fulfilling the requirements of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).  Read more

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Ralph Lauren Corporation Collection of Biometrics Illinois BIPA Class Action

Illinois is one of the few states that has taken steps to even begin to regulate the collection, storage, and use of biometrics—the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaint for this class action alleges that Ralph Lauren Corporation has violated that law by collecting, storing, and using its Illinois employees’ biometrics for timekeeping purposes  Read more

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Armada Warehouse Fingerprint Timekeeping Illinois BIPA Class Action

Illinois is one of the few states to make a start in regulating the collection, storage, and use of biometric information. Its Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) sets certain requirements before private companies can collect and use biometric information. The complaint for this class action alleges that Armada Warehouse Solutions, LLC required employees to clock  Read more

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Superior Health Linens Hand Scan Biometrics BIPA Illinois Settlement

Superior Health Linens, LLC is putting up $790,000 to settle a class action alleging that it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). BIPA sets forth rules that private companies must follow if they wish to collect or use biometric information. The complaint alleged that Superior Health Linens by collected hand scans of Illinois  Read more

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Walmart Palm Scan BIPA Biometrics Illinois Settlement

Walmart is paying $10 million to settle a class action alleging that it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). BIPA prohibits private companies from collecting, storing, transferring, or otherwise using individuals’ biometric identifiers or biometric information without first providing the individual with certain disclosures and obtaining written consent. The complaint alleges that Walmart  Read more

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Bella Elevator Biometrics Collection for Clocking In BIPA Illinois Class Action

In recent years, more and more employers have had employees provide biometric identifiers or information for timekeeping or other job-related purposes. Illinois is one of the few states that has begun to try to regulate the collecting, storing, and use of biometrics, through its Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaint for this class action  Read more

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Ace Hotel Use of Employee Fingerprints for Timekeeping Illinois BIPA Class Action

The Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), an Illinois law, was intended to begin to address the unique issues posed by the collection of biometric information, such as fingerprints or retinal scans. The complaint for this class action alleges that Ace Hotel Chicago, LLC collects employees’ biometric information but does not follow the requirements of BIPA.  Read more

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Heartland Beef Employee Fingerprint Scans Illinois BIPA Class Action

Heartland Beef, Inc. has more than twenty locations of Arby’s franchises. Seven of them are located in Illinois, when means they are subject to that state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaint for this class action alleges that Heartland collects fingerprint information from employees for use in its timekeeping systems but does not meet  Read more

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Hotel Employees Biometric Information Collection and Use Illinois BIPA Class Action

This biometrics class action brings suit against four hotel management companies that have participated in the management of the Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center between 2014 and the present. When these companies hire an employee, they require the person to have their fingerprints or hands scanned by a biometric system used for  Read more

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TikTok Facial Geometry Scans Violation of BIPA Illinois Class Action

This class action against Tik-Tok, Inc. and its parent company ByteDance, Inc. alleges that the Tik-Tok app scans, stores, and uses the facial geometry information of individuals in videos that are posted and from uses of its “effects” features that allow users to change their faces. The complaint brings suit under the Illinois Biometric Information  Read more

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