Today the Illinois Supreme Court issued a decision in Cothron v. White Castle System, Inc. 2023 IL 128004, in which the court held that the statute of limitations accrues with each scan or transmission of biometric identifiers or biometric information for claims arising under Sections 15(b) and 15(d) of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, 740 ILCS 14/1, et seq. (BIPA). Section 15(b) pertains to notice and written consent before collecting, capturing, purchasing, receiving through trade, or otherwise obtaining biometric data. Section 15(d) pertains to the disclosure, redisclosure, or dissemination of biometric data without consent.

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