"Motel 6" on Thursday, after prosecutors reported that the chain violated the privacy rights by providing information to immigration officials, which occasionally resulted in the detention or deportation of former guests, was motivated by the fact that this chain violated the rights to confidentiality
] The company has improperly provided the United States Immigration and Customs Service (ICE) with "Latin American" names of tens of thousands of hotel guests for two years. Some were subsequently detained or deported as a result of targeted investigations.
"The actions of the motel 6 broke the seven and violated the privacy rights of tens of thousands of Washington," Ferguson said in a statement. "Our resolution compels motel 6 to be responsible for the illegal transfer of personal information to guests without an order."
"The safety and security of our guests, which includes the protection of guests' information, is our priority, and we
She also agreed to provide training for employees to protect the privacy of guests.
PHOENIX MOTEL 6 OBULE & # 39; CLOSED RESPONSIBLE ON THE OLD
In a separate lawsuit filed in Arizona, the company agreed in November to pay Latin Americans $ 7.6 million, which reported that hotel staff circulate private information with them
In the Washington state of Ferguson saying that the motel 6 provides daily information to D Sun on the total number of visitors 80,000 without a warrant between 201
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Ferguson filed a lawsuit in King County High Court last year, arguing that disclosure the company violated the Consumer Protection Act and the Anti-Discrimination Act
As part of the deal, the company also has to create an online tool
The Associated Press contributed to this report.