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(740 ILCS 14/15) Sec. 15. Retention; collection; disclosure; destruction. (a) A private entity in possession of biometric identifiers or biometric information must develop a written policy, made available to the public, establishing a retention schedule and guidelines for permanently destroying biometric identifiers and biometric information when the initial purpose for collecting or obtaining ...
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(a) A private entity in possession of biometric identifiers or biometric information must develop a written policy, made available to the public, establishing a retention schedule and guidelines for permanently destroying biometric identifiers and biometric information when the initial purpose for collecting or obtaining such identifiers or ...
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The Act regulates the collection, use, safeguarding, and storage of "biometric identifiers" or "biometric information" by private entities, regardless of the purpose or intended use. "Private entities" under the Act include "individual[s], partnership[s], corporation[s], limited liability company ...
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(740 ILCS 14/5) Sec. 5. Legislative findings; intent. The General Assembly finds all of the following: (a) The use of biometrics is growing in the business and security screening sectors and appears to promise streamlined financial transactions and security screenings.
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information." 740 ILCS 14/15(e). Fourth, with regard to retention and destruction, BIPA requires any private entity in possession of biometric identifiers or information to develop and adhere to "a written policy,
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The Act provides that biometric information collected by a private entity must be destroyed when the initial purpose for collecting the information has been satisfied, or within three years of the individual's last interaction with the entity - an employee's resignation, for example - whichever occurs first.
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Under the BIPA, "biometric information" is defined as any information, regardless of how it is captured, converted, stored, or shared, based on an individual's biometric identifier used to identify an individual, such as a fingerprint.
Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act - Nixon Peabody
BIPA defines "biometric information" as "any information, regardless of how it is captured, converted, stored or shared, based on an individual's biometric identifier used to identify an individual." 740 ILCS §14/10.
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The increase in cases filed in the last 14 months and potential new legislation in other states strongly suggest that companies should assess the biometric information its products or services collect, as updates may be needed for notice, consent, and data retention policies and practices.
Biometric Information Privacy Act - Wikipedia
Codified as 740 ILCS/14 and Public Act 095-994, the BIPA guards against the unlawful collection and storing of biometric information. When Illinois passed the law in 2008, it became the first state to regulate the collection of biometric information. 
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Biometric privacy laws are likely to interfere with technologies that are helpful to consumers without doing a lot to prevent future harms. Part III describes the potential constitutional flaws in the design of biometric privacy
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The Illinois legislature passed the statute in response to the increased use of biometrics in the private sector and the reality that if a person's unique biometric information is comprised ...
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Finally, BIPA requires that employers in possession of biometric information use the same data security precautions that they use for ''other confidential and sensitive information.'' 740 ILCS 14/15(e)(2).
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Use Of Biometric Information As A Basis For Civil Liability ... determine the scope of the act in that matter, but in the meantime prudence dictates that all businesses that collect and disclose ...
740 ILCS 14/10 - Illinois General Assembly
(740 ILCS 14/10) Sec. 10. Definitions. In this Act: "Biometric identifier" means a retina or iris scan, fingerprint, voiceprint, or scan of hand or face geometry.
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violates a provision of this Act, liquidated damages of $1,000 or actual damages, whichever is greater; (2) against a private entity that intentionally or recklessly violates a provision of this Act, liquidated damages of $5,000 or actual damages, whichever is greater;
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Although Washington is only the third state to enact a biometric privacy law, several other states are considering similar legislation as the commercial collection and use of biometric identifiers becomes more commonplace.
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(740 ilcs 14/15(d).) The restrictions on selling and disclosing biometric information also apply to third parties that maintain or manage databases that consist
Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act - Edelman Combs
Biometric information is defined (740 ILCS 14/10) to mean "a retina or iris scan, fingerprint, voiceprint, or scan of hand or face geometry." It does not include writing samples, written signatures, photographs, human biological samples used for valid scientific testing or screening, demographic data, tattoo descriptions, or physical ...
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Biometrics, however, are biologically unique to the individual; therefore, once compromised, the individual has no recourse, is at heightened risk for identity theft, and is likely to withdraw from biometric-facilitated transactions.
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BIPA creates a private right of action for "any person aggrieved by a violation" of the Act. 740 ILCS 14/20. In any such action, the plaintiff may obtain injunctive relief, as well as either actual damages or statutory damages of $1,000 for any negligent violation of the Act, or $5,000 for any intentional violation of the act, as well as ...
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The law also compels an employer to use "the reasonable standard of care" within its industry for storing, transmitting, and protecting biometric information, and to act "in a manner that is the same as or more protective than the manner in which the [employer] stores, transmits and protects other confidential and sensitive information ...
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In the past few weeks, five putative class action lawsuits have been filed under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act ("BIPA"), 740 ILCS 14/1 et
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BIPA applies to both biometric identifiers, such as fingerprints, voiceprints, retina scans, and facial geometry, and other biometric information based on those identifiers to the extent used to ...
biometric data is a condition of employment, as authorized by BIPA, 740 ILCS 14/10. Individuals are free to decline or revoke this consent, but doing so will preclude employment by the Company.
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and information." 740 ILCS 14/5(g). These findings demonstrate that the core interest the legislature sought to protect is the privacy of biometric information.
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- 4 - 740 ILCS 14/15(a). Facebook does no t provide its users with a publicly available retention schedule or guidelines for permanently destroying their biometric information as required by the BIPA.
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Private entities possessing biometric information are required to protect it from disclosure "in a manner that is the same as or more protective than the manner in which the private entity stores, transmits, and protects other confidential and sensitive information." 740 ILCS 14/15(e)(2).