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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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Superior Health Linens Employee Hand Scans Illinois BIPA Class Action

Illinois is one of the few states that has passed a Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), beginning to regulate the collection and storage of biometric data. The complaint for this class action alleges that Superior Health Linens, LLC (SHL) and Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) have violated that law in the collection of data for  Read more

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Zayo Biometric Privacy BIPA Settlement

Zayo Group, LLC is settling a class action alleging that it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaint alleged that Zayo required visitors to its colocations and other facilities in Illinois to give the company a scan of their hand, palm, or finger, without first giving them the disclosures or obtaining the  Read more

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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White Castle, Cross Match Employee Fingerprint Use BIPA Class Action

The many data breaches suffered by companies, from restaurants to retailers to credit reporting agencies, show that it’s difficult to keep personal information private. That concern is magnified when the information companies store includes biometric data, such as fingerprints or palm scans. The complaint for this class action alleges that White Castle System, Inc. and  Read more

White Castle Food

White Castle, Cross Match Employee Fingerprint Use BIPA Class Action

The many data breaches suffered by companies, from restaurants to retailers to credit reporting agencies, show that it’s difficult to keep personal information private. That concern is magnified when the information companies store includes biometric data, such as fingerprints or palm scans. The complaint for this class action alleges that White Castle System, Inc. and  Read more

White Castle Food

OHM, Heartland, Cross Match Biometrics Dissemination and Use IL Class Action

The state of Illinois has a Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) to govern the collection, storage, and use of biometric identifiers, such as fingerprints and palm scans. The complaint for this class action alleges that the OHM Concession Group, LLC and OHM Chicago, LLC, along with the biometric companies they employ, have violated BIPA by  Read more

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Sunrise Senior Living Illinois Fingerprint Time Clock Settlement

Sunrise Senior Living Management, Inc. has agreed to a settlement in a case alleging it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. The complaint claimed that Sunrise had been collecting employee fingerprints for use with a fingerprint time clock but had not obtained the employees’ informed written consent or formed a policy of what would  Read more

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Southwest Airlines Fingerprinting in Violation of Biometrics Law Class Action

The complaint for this class action claims that Southwest Airlines has violated Illinois laws by taking and storing the fingerprints of its employees. Fingerprints are a biometric identifier, and the complaint claims that Southwest has not complied with Illinois’s Biometric Privacy Act (BIPA), which regulates the collection, use, and retention of biometric information.  Read more