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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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Illinois Central Railroad Company Biometrics Illinois Settlement

The Illinois Central Railroad Company (ICRC) is settling a class action about the use of finger-scanning technology via the SpeedGate System at ICRC facilities. The complaint alleged the ICRC violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), which requires certain things of private businesses who wish to take, store, or use biometrics like finger scans.  Read more

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McAlister’s of Orland Park Biometrics BIPA Settlement

Orland Park Deli, Inc., which does business as McAlister’s of Orland Park is settling a class action with some of its current and former employees. The complaint alleged the company violated an Illinois law called the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) by collecting employees’ fingerprints for timekeeping purposes without fulfilling the requirements of the law,  Read more

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CSL Plasma Collection Biometrics Illinois BIPA Settlement

CSL Plasma, Inc. is paying more than $9 million to resolve a class action alleging that it collected finger scans for its donor identification system at its centers in Illinois without complying with the requirements of the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaint alleged that CSL did not fulfill BIPA’s requirements that private  Read more

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Carnagio McDonald’s Biometrics Illinois BIPA Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Carnagio Enterprises, Inc., alleging that it violated an Illinois law, the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaint alleged Carnagio collected restaurant employees’ fingerprints or other biometrics without making the required disclosures to them and without obtaining their written consent.  Read more

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Kerry Biometric Timeclocks and Illinois BIPA Requirements Class Action

Kerry is a food company that has taken to using biometric timeclocks, at least in facilities in Illinois. But the complaint for this class action alleges Kerry collects, stores, and uses the fingerprints or other biometrics of its workers without meeting the requirements of an Illinois law known as the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).  Read more

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Kohl’s Surveillance Technology and Biometrics BIPA Illinois Class Action

Kohl’s, Inc. employs surveillance technology in its stores, the complaint for this class action alleges, which captures biometric identifiers and biometric information from those who come there, including minor children. But the complaint claims that it does this without telling its customers and without obtaining their consent. The complaint brings suit under an Illinois law,  Read more

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Ceridian Timeclocks Biometrics Collection BIPA Settlement

Ceridian HCM, Inc. is paying well over $3 million to settle a class action alleging it failed to fulfill the requirements of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) before collecting Illinois workers’ biometrics with Ceridian-branded timeclocks with finger scanners. Among other things, BIPA requires that private businesses must provide written notice and obtain written  Read more

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