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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

Kimpton Hotel Biometric Fingerprint Data Storage Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that a hotel chain did not follow Illinois regulations for the taking, retention, and use of “biometric data.” The complaint claims that the hotel was using employee fingerprint scans as a means of clocking in and out, but did not observe regulations on such things as informing employees,  Read more