Balancing Biometric Data: Illinois Supreme Court Ruling’s Potential Impact on Businesses

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Biometric identifiers like fingerprints and iris scans are being captured by businesses to create databases of customer and employee information. The increase of companies utilizing biometric information also brings an increase in potential legal exposure. The recent ruling by the Illinois Supreme Court against Six Flags Entertainment Corp. could impact how companies nationwide will continue to collect, regulate and store biometric data.

Read more about this case as Privacy and Cybersecurity Shareholder Matt Todd discusses the Illinois Supreme Court ruling and the implications of collecting of biometric information in Dallas Innovates.

For additional insights on biometric data and potential issues in the work place, visit our recent Polsinelli At Work blog post on the topic.