Biometric Information Privacy Act

Biometric Time Clocks

The facility has adopted this policy to address how it will collect, use, store, disclose, and destroy biometric information. This policy is intended to promote compliance with state and federal laws, including the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, as may be amended from time to time (“Laws”).

As an employee, you are required to use hand and/or fingerprint scanned biometric equipment (“Equipment”) to obtain an encrypted mathematical representation of it (“Biometric Identifier”) in conjunction with the use of the Facility’s biometric time clock. The data may be stored and used for door entry/access, timekeeping, or similar purposes.

The Facility has undertaken measures to safeguard all personal information connected to the Biometric Identifier is limited to lawful purposes, which primarily include controlling access to the Equipment to authorized personnel. In addition, the Facility will not disclose your Biometric Identifier unless: (1) The disclosure completes a financial transaction requested or is authorized by the employee; (2) The disclosure is required by state or federal law, or municipal ordinance; (3) The disclosure is required pursuant to a valid warrant or subpoena; or (4) the employee otherwise consent to the disclosure.