On August 23, 2019, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law the Student Online Personal Protection Act of 2019 (SOPPA). Amending the previous version of SOPPA, this ambitious legislation gives parents greater control over student data, imposes new breach notification requirements, and regulates the collection and use of student data.Read more »
Illinois Amends Student Online Personal Protection Act, Adding Data Breach Notification Provisions Posted on: September 17, 2019 In: Data Privacy & Cybersecurity
Illinois Expands the Definition of “Injury” Under the Biometric Information Privacy Act Posted on: March 01, 2019 In: Data Privacy & Cybersecurity
A recent decision issued by the Supreme Court of Illinois seems to stand for the proposition that the risk of harm to an individual stemming from a violation of the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act is so great that an impacted individual need not establish actual harm or injury to bring a claim. Rather, according to the Supreme Court of Illinois, exposure to the risk of actual harm or injury, standing alone, is sufficient.Read more »
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