Blue Otter Polarized Biometrics for Virtual Try-On Illinois BIPA Class Action

Blue Otter, LLC, which does business as Blue Otter Polarized, sells its sunglasses at its website, permitting customers to use a Virtual Try-On feature. But the complaint for this class action alleges that website visitors who use this feature are sometimes residents of Illinois, and that Blue Otter does not fulfill the requirements of an  Read more

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Pacesetter Biometrics for Timekeeping Illinois BIPA Settlement

Pacesetter Steel Service, Inc. is settling a class action that alleged it made its Illinois workers provide biometrics, such as fingerprints, for timekeeping purposes, without meeting the requirements of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). BIPA sets basic requirements for private businesses that want to collect, store, or use the biometrics of residents of  Read more

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Brilliant Earth Virtual Try-On of Engagement Rings Illinois BIPA Class Action

This Illinois class action brings suit against Brilliant Earth Group, Inc. The complaint alleges that the company has a Virtual Try-On feature at its website that allows visitors to see what various pieces of jewelry, including engagement rings, look like on them. To do this, the complaint alleges, the company takes scans of hand geometry,  Read more

Brilliant Earth Engagement Rings

BWAY Finger Scanning Illinois BIPA Settlement

BWAY Corporation will be paying more than $1.5 million to settle a class action centering on an Illinois law known as the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). BIPA, among other things, sets forth rules and requirements for private businesses that wish to collect, store, or use biometrics, and the complaint alleged that BWAY scanned its  Read more

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Microsoft Azure and Collection, Storage, and Use of Biometrics Illinois BIPA Class Action

Microsoft Corporation owns Microsoft Azure, which allows it to offer two platforms, one called simply Azure and Azure Cognitive Services (ACS), which may, among other things, allow the collection, storage, or use of biometrics among their operations. The complaint for this class action alleges that Microsoft has violated an Illinois law called the Biometric Information  Read more

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Antech Diagnostics Fingerprints and Handprints Illinois BIPA Class Action

The complaint for this class action describes Antech Diagnostics, Inc. as “a veterinary diagnostic and lab testing facility” in Illinois. According to the complaint, Antech requires employees to scan their fingerprints or handprints for timekeeping purposes. However, the complaint brings suit against Antech and Vicar Operating, Inc. (which does business as VIPA), alleging the companies  Read more

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Par-a-Dice Hotel Casino Illinois BIPA Settlement

Par-a-Dice Hotel Casino (PAD) and Boyd Gaming Corporation are settling a class action alleging they captured the biometric data of individuals at the casino’s Sportsbook in East Peoria, Illinois. The complaint alleged the companies violated an Illinois, the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) by capturing the data without complying with all of BIPA’s requirements.  Read more

Par-a-Dice Hotel Casino

PlanetArt Fingerprints for Timekeeping Illinois BIPA Class Action

Many companies are now using biometrics for timekeeping purposes. Because of the risks of the theft of this kind of information, Illinois has a Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) with basic guidelines for the collection, storage, and use of biometrics by private companies operating in that state. The complaint for this class action alleges that  Read more

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Pandora Jewelry Facial Scans for Virtual Try-Ons Illinois BIPA Class Action

Pandora Jewelry, LLC and Pandora EComm, LLC are wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Danish jewelry company Pandora A/S. The Pandora website which sells the jewelry offers a Virtual Try-On feature that allows website visitors to see various pieces of jewelry superimposed on an image of themselves. Up until recently, the complaint for this class action alleges,  Read more

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Connor Group Biometrics Illinois BIPA Settlement

The Connor Group, A Real Estate Investment Firm, LLC (TCG) is settling a class action alleging it collected biometric identifiers or biometric information for timekeeping without first providing notice, obtaining informed, written consent, or making publicly available a biometric data policy, as required by the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).  Read more

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