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Partner Kathleen Collins Advises on Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

Litchfield Cavo LLP partner Kathleen J. Collins advises of the recent Illinois Supreme Court decision Rosenbach v. Six Flags Entertainment, regarding technical violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) in the attached Litchfield Alert.

In the article, Kathleen discusses recent changes in the Illinois Supreme Court’s interpretation of BIPA and the potential impact on employers’ and other organizations’ collection, use and storage of biometric data. In Rosenbach, the Illinois Supreme Court held that a technical violation of BIPA does not require an actual injury. Here, Kathleen also addresses the implications that the decision may have on businesses’ use of biometric data and policies in the future.

To read Kathleen’s full assessment of this decision and the BIPA, please click here, or contact Kathleen directly.