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Subway, HP Collection of Biometrics of Restaurant Workers Illinois Class Action

Two companies—Doctor’s Associates, LLC (DAL) and HP, Inc.—are accused in this class action of violating the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaint alleges that they have been responsible for the collecting, storing, and using biometrics at Subway sandwich franchises without fulfilling the notice and consent or other requirements this law sets forth.  Read more

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Top Golf USA Biometric Privacy Illinois BIPA Settlement

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,  Read more

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Pret A Manger Collection of Biometric Information Illinois BIPA Class Action

Illinois has made a start in protecting biometric information by passing the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), setting forth requirements for private companies that want to collect biometric information. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Pret A Manger (USA) Limited does not follow the requirements when it collects and uses employee biometrics  Read more

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Icon Time Systems Biometric Collection BIPA Illinois Class Action

Many employers and timeclock companies are now seeking to use biometric identifiers for signing employees in and out of work. The complaint for this class action alleges that Paychex of New York, LLC, which does business as Icon Time Systems, Inc., has been using biometric identifiers for this purpose without obeying the requirements of the  Read more

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Heartland Beef in Illinois Biometric Data Collection BIPA Class Action

Employers have begun using biometric data to identify their workers and for clocking-in and clocking-out purposes. In Illinois, the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) tries to place at least some minimal requirements on the collection and use of such data. The complaint for this class action alleges that Heartland Beef, Inc. does not abide by  Read more

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Dr. Pepper Seven Up Taking of Employees’ Biometrics BIPA Class Action

Illinois is one of the few states that have begun to pass laws governing the taking, storing, and use of biometrics with its Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). Its requirements are not extensive, but it appears that some companies still don’t feel they have to comply with them. The complaint for this class action alleges  Read more

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PAR Technology Biometrics Rules Illinois BIPA Class Action

Companies are beginning to use biometric identifiers for employees in place of cards, key fobs, or other identification methods. Illinois is one of the few states that has even begun to wrestle with the privacy and security issues this raises. The complaint for this class action alleges that PAR Technology Corp. has violated Illinois Biometric  Read more

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Schenker Fingerprint Scan and Illinois Biometric Privacy Act Class Action

If someone steals your credit card or debit card number, you can cancel the card and get a new one. But what can you do if someone steals your fingerprints? Only a few states have laws on biometric data collection. The complaint for this class action alleges that Schenker, Inc. violated the Illinois Biometric Information  Read more

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Kronos Biometric Information Used for Timekeeping Illinois Class Action

It seems that biometric information is being used by some companies for ordinary timekeeping purposes. Kronos Incorporated, a company that provides HR, payroll, timekeeping, tax, and compliance services, uses biometric information in providing its services to employers. But the complaint for this class action alleges that when it does so, Kronos does not obey Illinois’s  Read more

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NFI and Kronos Collection of Employee Fingerprints Illinois BIPA Class Action

If your credit card number is stolen, you can cancel the card and get a new one with a new number. However, if your fingerprints are stolen, you can’t cancel them and get a new set. The complaint for this class action alleges that NFI, LLC and Kronos, Inc. are recording and storing the biometric  Read more

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