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Microsoft Photos App Facial Recognition Technology Illinois Class Action

Microsoft Corporation makes Windows operating systems, including Windows 10 and Windows 11, which each has Microsoft’s “Photos” application. The complaint alleges that the Photos application applies facial recognition technology to faces in photos, including to those of persons in Illinois, and that Microsoft’s use of this technology violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).  Read more

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Lemonade Insurance Biometric Collection Settlement

Lemonade, Inc. and related companies are paying $4 million to settle a class action alleging the companies collected, stored, or used the biometrics of its insureds through its insurance software while making a video claim for loss. The complaint alleged the companies violated the privacy laws of Illinois, New York, California, and other states and  Read more

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NCR Point-of-Service Products and Use of Biometrics Illinois BIPA Class Action

NCR Corporation’s hardware, software, and other items are designed for banking, telecommunications, retail, and restaurant uses. At issue in this case are its point-of-sale (POS) systems that allow the use of employee biometrics. The complaint alleges that NCR collects and stores the biometrics but does not fulfill the requirements of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy  Read more

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Google Collection of Biometrics BIPA Illinois Settlement

Google, LLC has agreed to pay $100 million to settle a number of class actions alleging it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaints alleged it collected and stored the biometrics of people who appeared in photos in Google Photos, by scanning their faces in order to group them, without giving them  Read more

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Google Biometrics Collection Illinois BIPA Settlement

Google, LLC is putting up $100 million to settle a class action alleging it collected and stored the biometric data of individuals living in Illinois without fulfilling the requirements of the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). According to the complaint, it collected and stored biometrics of Illinois users of Google Photos, without the disclosures and  Read more

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Neutrogena Skin360 Collects User Biometrics Illinois BIPA Class Action

The Neutrogena brand is owned by Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc. (JJCI). This class action sues JJCI for the actions of its Neutrogena Skin360 facial recognition and skin analysis program that collects, stores, and uses the biometrics of those who use it. The complaint alleges that JJCI has violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act  Read more

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Estée Lauder Virtual Try-On Biometrics Collection Illinois BIPA Class Action

Companies nowadays are comfortable collecting large amounts of personal information from consumers—but should consumers be equally comfortable with this? At issue in this class action is the Virtual Try-On feature of Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. and the collection of facial scans in Illinois, without first meeting the requirements of the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act  Read more

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PMall Biometrics Illinois BIPA Settlement

Personalizationmall.com, LLC is settling a combined class action alleging it collected finger scans for timekeeping purposes in Illinois without fulfilling the requirements of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The law prohibits private businesses from collecting, storing, or using biometrics without making certain disclosure, obtaining consent, and make publicly available a written policy about  Read more

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ParTech Finger Scanning BIPA Settlement

ParTech, Inc. is settling a class action alleging that restaurant workers were required to scan their fingers on a scanner attached to a point-of-sale system in Illinois, without first fulfilling the requirements of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).  Read more

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7-Eleven Surveillance Systems Collect Facial Scans of Customers Illinois Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges, “7-Eleven locations in Illinois are outfitted with cameras and advanced video surveillance systems that—unbeknownst to customers—surreptitiously collect, capture, possess, or otherwise obtain Biometric Data.” But the practices of private businesses in collecting, storing, or using biometrics is regulated in Illinois by the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), and  Read more

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