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Client Alert: Collecting Fingerprints or Other Biometric Information without Consent Could Be Costly

17 Oct 2017

If you are an employer or other entity that is using the biometric information of your employees, customers or others, such as fingerprint or retina scans, for purposes such as timekeeping, computer login, or customer identification, you could be the target of a class action lawsuit based on Illinois’ Biometric Identification Privacy Act (“BIPA”) unless you have appropriate signed releases and a policy in place governing the storage, retention, and destruction of the biometric information.

This Client Alert, written by Andrew Goldstein, details BIPA and what you need to know in order to comply. 

Click the button below to read the full alert. 

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