September 10, 2021 A lawsuit alleges Brainshark has collected scans of consumers’ faces without providing statutory disclosures or obtaining their written consent to do so.
September 10, 2021 A class action claims Amazon has violated an Illinois privacy law by collecting scans of consumers’ facial features through its virtual “try-on” programs.
September 1, 2021 A lawsuit claims Amazon has violated an Illinois privacy law by collecting voiceprints through its Alexa virtual assistant without making statutory disclosures.
August 31, 2021 A class action looks to “put a stop to” IMI Precision Engineering’s allegedly unauthorized collection, storage and use of employees’ biometric data.
August 19, 2021 A lawsuit alleges the Art Institute of Chicago has collected Illinois residents’ biometric information without first obtaining consent or making statutory disclosures.
July 28, 2021 A lawsuit claims Pella Corporation has collected employees’ biometric information through job-related temperature scans without complying with a state privacy law.
July 20, 2021 A class action claims Lemonade unlawfully collected Illinois residents’ facial geometries through videos uploaded as part of the claims process on the insurer’s website.
July 15, 2021 Soundhound has collected and disclosed Illinois residents’ voiceprints without obtaining written consent to do so, a proposed class action claims.
July 9, 2021 Walmart faces a class action over its alleged practice of collecting warehouse workers’ voiceprints without first obtaining consent and providing proper disclosures.
July 7, 2021 Family Dollar and Dollar Tree have allegedly scanned workers’ fingerprints without providing statutory disclosures or obtaining written consent to do so.
July 1, 2021 Apple has failed to sufficiently disclose to Ill. residents that the facial/fingerprint recognition features of iPhones, iPads and MacBooks extract their sensitive biometric information, a class action alleges.
July 1, 2021 A class action claims Mary Kay and Ulta have failed to provide mandatory biometric information privacy disclosures to those who use the companies’ virtual makeup try-on tools.