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Palm Scanning Diagram

The state of Illinois has a Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) to govern the collection, storage, and use of biometric identifiers, such as fingerprints and palm scans. The complaint for this class action alleges that the OHM Concession Group, LLC and OHM Chicago, LLC, along with the biometric companies they employ, have violated BIPA by misusing individuals’ biometric information.

Sequium Asset Solutions Logo

California passed its California Invasion of Privacy Act (CIPA) as long ago as 1967. The complaint for this class action brings suit under this law alleging that Sequium Asset Solutions, LLC recorded telephone conversations with consumers without authorization or permission from the consumers. 

Chapters Health System Logo

The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) is an amendment to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Among other things, it attempts to preserve the security of consumers’ credit card numbers from being carelessly disseminated on printed receipts after transactions. The complaint for this transaction alleges that Chapters Health System, Inc. violated FACTA, and continued to do so even after the plaintiff in this case warned it that it was violating the law. 

A Marriott Hotel

The complaint for this class action alleges that Marriott International, Inc. failed to use industry-standard security measures and failed to encrypt sensitive personal information. It also claims that Marriott failed to notice the data breach for as long as four years.

S'Well Bottles

Can’t Live Without It, LLC does business as S’Well Bottle. The company is now settling a class action alleging that it violated California privacy laws by recording calls consumers made to its toll-free phone numbers without the consumers’ consent.

Sunrise Senior Living Facility in Chicago

Sunrise Senior Living Management, Inc. has agreed to a settlement in a case alleging it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act.

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This settles a class action brought by six plaintiffs whose identities were stolen to file fraudulent tax returns for 2014, 2015, and 2016 via TurboTax. The complaint alleged that Intuit, the operator of TurboTax, did not do enough to prevent the filing of the fraudulent returns.

Six Conde Nast Magazines

Advance Magazine Publisher, Inc., doing business as Conde Nast, is paying over $13 million to settle a class action brought by Michigan subscribers to its magazines. The complaint alleged that Conde Nast violated Michigan’s Preservation of Personal Privacy Act by sharing subscriber information with third parties. 

TV Guide Cover

TV Guide Magazine is settling a class action with a $1.7 million payment. The complaint for the case alleged that the company disclosed subscriber information to third parties, in violation of Michigan’s Preservation of Personal Privacy Act.

Colorful Google "G"

Google tracks and stores your every geographical move, the complaint for this class action says. And if you opt out of the tracking by turning off Location History, the complaint says, it still continues to track you. The complaint claims that Google has violated the California Invasion of Privacy Act and New York’s General Business Law, and engaged in intentional and negligent misrepresentation.