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Data Privacy

May 18, 2023

Are biometric data violation cases coming to a courthouse near you?

While Texas, Illinois, and Washington are currently the only states with dedicated biometric privacy laws, many states have expanded their comprehensive privacy laws, placing greater restrictions on the collection, use, and sharing of biometric information.

As the use of biometric technology becomes more prevalent in our day-to-day life, there has been an influx in statutes and litigations focused on the privacy and security of collecting and sharing biometric information. Biometric Information includes body measurements and calculations related to human characteristics, including retina scans, fingerprints, voiceprints, hand scans, or face geometry. Depending on the circumstances, such information can be used for very ...

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