7-Eleven Customer Drops Video Surveillance BIPA Suit

By Celeste Bott (August 1, 2022, 3:07 PM EDT) — A 7-Eleven customer alleging the convenience store chain tracks its customers with video surveillance technology that collects, uses and stores their biometric facial data in violation of Illinois’ landmark biometric privacy law has dropped the proposed class suit.

Jose Luis Quiroz claimed in his May complaint that 7-Eleven Inc. is violating customers’ rights under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act because the company is using a surveillance system that scans geometric facial data and uses that information to track customers in the company’s 336 Illinois stores without ever obtaining their informed, written consent.

Details of a settlement were not immediately available,…

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