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TikTok User Privacy Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

This settlement resolves a class action against TikTok, Inc. (formerly known as Musical.ly), ByteDance, Inc., Musical.ly, and Beijing ByteDance Technology Co. Ltd. The complaint alleged that the company collected and used the personal date of its users, without adequate notice or consent, personal data in connected with the use of the app.

Docket Number:

MDL No. 2948, 20-cv-4699

Company: TikTok Inc.

Filing Deadline: March 1, 2022

Objection Deadline: January 31, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: January 31, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: May 18, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need to provide proof, but the claim form asks you to provide user names for TikTok accounts. Presumably company records will be used for verification.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you live in the US and used the app before September 30, 2021.

An Illinois Subclass has also been defined for those who live in Illinois and used the app in Illinois to create videos before September 30, 2021.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Pro-rata share of the net settlement fund.

Total Settlement Amount: $92 million fund

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$2,500

Law Firms:
Bird, Marella, Boxer, Wolpert, Nessim, Drooks, Lincenberg & Rhow, PC
Carlson Lynch Sweet & Kilpela
Fegan Scott LLC

Claim Form: TikTok User Privacy Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: In Re: TikTok, Inc., Consumer Privacy Litigation

Settlement Website: TikTok User Privacy Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Angeion Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Musical.ly and/or TikTok Class Action
1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19103
1-866-377-2247
Info@tiktokdataprivacysettlement.com

Tags: Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties, Your Privacy