Lawsuit Investigation into Walgreens Passport Photos: Were Your Privacy Rights Violated?

Last Updated on November 16, 2022

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Illinois residents who had their passport photos taken at Walgreens
What’s Going On?
Attorneys working with are looking into whether Walgreens illegally collected and stored facial scans of people who had their passport photos taken at one of its stores.
What’s This Privacy Law About?
The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) requires companies to provide certain disclosures and obtain consent from state residents before collecting their biometric information, including scans of their faces.
How Could a Lawsuit Help?
A class action lawsuit filed under the Illinois BIPA has the potential to provide $1,000 per violation, and even up to $5,000 in cases where the company intentionally or recklessly broke the law.