BIPA May Apply To Clearview AI's Creation Of Biometric Data

By Al Fowerbaugh and Karen Borg (February 18, 2020, 5:28 PM EST) -- Eleven years ago, Illinois enacted the Biometric Information Privacy Act.[1] BIPA requires a person or business to make certain disclosures to, and receive a written release from, a person before obtaining his or her biometric identifier — a fingerprint, voiceprint, a scan of a person's retina, iris, or hand, or the person's facial geometry — or biometric information — information derived from a biometric identifier used to identify that person.[2]

BIPA also requires those possessing biometric identifiers or information to develop a publicly available, written retention policy establishing a schedule and guidelines for the destruction of the biometric identifiers and information...

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