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Match, Tinder Facial Scans for Verification BIPA Class Action

Match Group, Inc. owns around forty-five dating companies around the world, including Match.com, Tinder, OKCupid, and PlentyOfFish, among others. This class action brings suit against Match Group, Inc., Match Gorup, LLC, and Tinder, Inc., claiming that Tinder uses biometric facial scans for verification, including for verification of identities of people in Illinois, without fulfilling the  Read more

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Apple Photos App Collects Biometrics Illinois BIPA Class Action

This class action claims that Apple, Inc. collects, stores, and uses biometrics, in violation of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), via its Photos App. The complaint alleges that Apple not only does not fulfill BIPA’s requirements when it collects the information but also that it profits from the biometrics, which the law prohibits.  Read more

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Ron’s Staffing Finger Scans Illinois BIPA Settlement

This settlement is resulting in more than $5 million to settle claims against Ron’s Temporary Help Services, Inc., which does business as Ron’s Staffing Services, Inc. The complaint alleged that Ron’s violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) by collecting finger scans from employees for its timekeeping system without first complying with BIPA’s requirements.  Read more

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Walmart Takes Face Prints in Illinois Stores BIPA Class Action

Illinois has a state law that regulates the collection, storage, and use of biometrics, the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). This class action alleges that Walmart, Inc. did not fulfill the requirements of BIPA before taking camera recordings of the faces, or “faceprints,” of those who enter its stores in Illinois.  Read more

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Vanguard Marketing Voice Prints to Determine Truth California Class Action

Vanguard Marketing Corporation, the complaint for this class action alleges, uses a system that “combines audio, voice, and artificial intelligence technologies” to determine whether callers are making true or false statements. The complaint alleges that this practice violates the California Invasion of Privacy Act (CIPA), particularly its provisions about the recording or examination of California  Read more

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Kronos Finger Scans for Timekeeping Illinois BIPA Settlement

Kronos Incorporated is settling an Illinois class action alleging that it collected, stored, and used finger-scan data from employees in Illinois for timekeeping purposes. The complaint alleged the company did not meet the requirements of an Illinois law on biometrics, the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) and did not get proper authorization from the individuals  Read more

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RelaDyne Finger Scans Illinois BIPA Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action alleging that RelaDyne, LLC required that employees provide a finger scan for timekeeping purposes without first providing them with written disclosures or obtaining their written consent. The complaint alleged the company violated an Illinois law, the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), which sets forth requirements for private businesses that  Read more

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Jame Roll Form Biometric Privacy BIPA Settlement

Jame Roll Form Products, LLC, which does business as Venus Processing & Storage, Inc., is settling an Illinois class action alleging it violated the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) with its finger scanning timekeeping system. The complaint alleged that Jame Roll had violated the law by collecting, storing, or using biometrics without first providing  Read more

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Ridge Ambulance Service Hand Scans Illinois BIPA Settlement

Ridge Ambulance Service, Inc. is paying more than $300,000 to settle a class action alleging it collected employee hand scans for timekeeping purposes without fulfilling the requirements of an Illinois law, the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaint alleged that Ridge collected, stored, or used employee biometrics without making the required disclosures and without  Read more

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Snapchat Filters Illinois BIPA Settlement

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  Read more

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