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CSX Will Face Suit for Giving Fingerprint Information to Vendors

Sept. 6, 2019, 1:33 PM

CSX Intermodal Terminals Inc. will face a truck driver’s suit under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, the Northern District of Illinois said.

Richard Rogers was required to scan his fingerprint to gain access to CSX property. He alleged CSX stored that information and gave it to technology vendors in violation of the BIPA.

The BIPA requires private entities collecting biometric information to tell subjects in writing that their information is being collected, what it will be used for, and how long it will be retained. It also requires the collector to get written consent from subjects before disseminating the ...