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Claire’s Data Incident Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

This settlement resolves a class action against Claire’s Stores, Inc., Claire’s Boutiques, Inc., and CBI Distributing Corp. about a data breach that occurred between April 7 and June 12, 2020. The cyberattack on the Claire’s e-commerce platform, the complaint alleged, potentially permitted access to customers’ payment card information, including expiration dates, verification values, and/or bank account numbers.

Docket Number:

1:20-cv-05090

Company: Claire’s Stores Inc.

Filing Deadline: September 24, 2022

Class Period: April 7, 2020 to June 12, 2020

Objection Deadline: August 25, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: August 25, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: September 27, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

If you are making a claim for reimbursement, you must provide proof that you are a member of the class, such as the unique identifier you were given in the notice you received in the mail, the last four digits of the payment card you used with Claire’s, or documents showing your use of your payment card for a Claire’s purchase.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a person living in the US who made a purchase online with Claire’s between April 7, 2020 and June 12, 2020.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: (1) One year of Experian’s IdentityWorks identity protection services. (You do not have to file a claim to receive this. Your class notice should have provided a link and a redeemable code for this service.) (2) Expense reimbursement: Up to $250 for up to three hours of documented lost time (at $19/hour), reimbursement for other expenses involved in dealing with the data breach, and an additional $19 for each credit or debit card on which fraudulent charges were incurred that were reimbursed by other sources. (3) Extraordinary expense reimbursement: Up to $3,000 for out-of-pocket expenses and charges that plausibly arose from the data breach and that were not reimbursed by other sources. Total reimbursements for this settlement in both categories are subject to a cap of $350,000 in total.

Total Settlement Amount: $350,000 for reimbursements

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$1,500

Law Firms:
Ahdoot & Wolfson
Arnold Law Firm – Clayeo C. Arnold

Claim Form: Claire’s Data Incident Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Julia Rossi, et al v. Claire’s Stores, Inc, et al

Settlement Website: Claire’s Data Incident Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
RG/2 Claims Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Claire’s Stores Settlement
RG/2 Claims Administration
P.O. Box 59479
Philadelphia, PA 19102-9479
CyberAttackSettlement@RG2claims.com
866-742-4955

Tags: Exposing Private Information, Exposure to cyber crime, Your Privacy