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UKG, Kronos Data Breach Class Action

The defendants in this data breach case are UKG, Inc. and Kronos Incorporated, but the plaintiff and class members were employed by MaineHealth. It appears that MaineHealth used Kronos and/or UKG for various personnel purposes, and that the data breach caused the workers’ personally identifiable information (PII) to be accessed by unauthorized parties. The complaint  Read more

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Your Privacy, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information
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ARcare Data Breach Class Action

Healthcare companies have become prime targets for data breaches because of the extensive and valuable information they keep on file. The complaint for this class action alleges that ARcare, a healthcare network that serves Arkansas, Kentucky, and Mississippi, did not take adequate measures to prevent a 2022 data breach that disrupted its services and compromised  Read more

Privacy
Your Privacy, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information
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Facebook Pixel Gathers Patient Info from Health Providers Class Action

Meta Platforms, Inc. owns the Facebook Pixel tracking tool, which gathers information on consumers and transmits it to Facebook for eventual use by advertisers. The complaint for this class action alleges that Pixel is being “improperly used” on hospital websites and that the resulting collection of patient data violates the patients’ medical privacy.  Read more

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Your Privacy, Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties, Sharing Medical Information Without Consent
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Meyer Corporation Data Breach Class Action

Meyer Corporation, US makes cookware and bakeware. In October 2021, the complaint for this class action alleges, unauthorized parties used ransomware to access the personally identifiable information (PII) of 2,717 of its employees. Then, the complaint alleges, it “failed to notify its employees about the breach for nearly four months while cybercriminals publicly claimed responsibility  Read more

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Your Privacy, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information
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Eye Care Leaders Data Breach Class Action

Eye Care Leaders Holdings, LLC provides electronic medical records (EMR) or practice management software to more than 9,000 ophthalmology doctors or practices. However, the complaint alleges that the computer network was “insufficiently secured” and held unencrypted data, resulting in a data breach that exposed the personally identifiable information (PII) of patients and employees and also  Read more

Privacy
Your Privacy, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information
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ABA Journal Subscriber Information Shared Without Consent Michigan Class Action

Is it your reading material anybody else’s business? The complaint for this class action alleges that, under Michigan’s Personal Privacy Protection Act (PPPA), it is not. But it also claims that the American Bar Association (ABA) violates this law by disclosing information on subscribers to its ABA Journal to data aggregators, data cooperatives, and list  Read more

Privacy
Your Privacy, Using Your Private Information Without Consent, Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties
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NCR Point-of-Service Products and Use of Biometrics Illinois BIPA Class Action

NCR Corporation’s hardware, software, and other items are designed for banking, telecommunications, retail, and restaurant uses. At issue in this case are its point-of-sale (POS) systems that allow the use of employee biometrics. The complaint alleges that NCR collects and stores the biometrics but does not fulfill the requirements of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy  Read more

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Your Privacy, Taking/Storing/Using Biometric Data, BIPA, Biometric Data
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Shields Health Care Group Data Breach Class Action

Medical companies have become a prime target for cybercriminals. Shields Health Care Group, Inc. Now, Shields Health Care Group, Inc. has reported an unauthorized intrusion into its systems in March 2022. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Shields bears some responsibility for this data breach because, because it did not take adequate  Read more

Privacy
Your Privacy, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information
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Horse & Rider Subscriber Information Shared Without Consent Michigan Class Action

Michigan’s Personal Privacy Protection Act (PPPA) makes it unlawful for a bookseller or library employee to disclose a person’s Private Reading Information to others. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Equine Network, LLC does exactly this when it sells, rents, or exchanges the information of its Horse & Rider subscribers to parties  Read more

Privacy
Your Privacy, Using Your Private Information Without Consent, Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties
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National Review Subscriber Information Shared Without Consent Michigan Class Action

Can magazine publishers disclose the names of, and other information on, their subscribers without the subscribers’ consent? The complaint for this class action alleges that this has been prohibited in Michigan by the state’s Personal Privacy Protection Act (PPPA), but that National Review, Inc. has done it anyway, disclosing to third parties information on subscribers  Read more

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Your Privacy, Using Your Private Information Without Consent, Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties