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Tinder Age Discrimination Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Tinder, Inc., Match Group, LLC, and Match Group, Inc. are paying more than $5 million to settle a class action alleging they charged higher prices for Tinder Plus and Tinder Gold to users who were 29 or older. The complaint alleged that this violated the California Unruh Civil Act, among other things. The Unruh Act forbids businesses in California from discriminating based on things like sex, race, age, religion, ancestry, disability, medical information, marital status, and so on.

Docket Number:

2:18-cv-03093-JFW-AS

Company: Tinder Inc.

Filing Deadline: February 9, 2022

Class Period: March 2, 2015 to March 1, 2019

Objection Deadline: December 15, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: December 16, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: January 10, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

No proof is needed. If you submitted a claim form in the 2019 settlement, you do not need to submit another one.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you subscribed to Tinder Plus or Tinder Gold between March 2, 2015 and March 1, 2019, were at least 29 at the time, and were charged a higher rate than younger subscribers.

This class action was previously settled in 2019. However, two class members objected to that settlement and the court upheld their objections. If you previously submitted a claim form in that settlement, you do not need to submit another one.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: (1) Automatic allotment of 70 Super Likes and one Boost, provided you still have a Tinder account. (If you do not have one, you will have to create one to receive these benefits.) (2) Cash amount, estimated at $50; final amount may be more or less, depending on the number of valid claims received, although it will not be less than $30.

Total Settlement Amount: $5.2 Million

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Unknown

Law Firms:
Kristensen, LLP
Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman

Claim Form: Tinder Age Discrimination Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Kim v. Tinder, Inc., et al.

Settlement Website: Tinder Age Discrimination Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Epiq, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Kim v. Tinder
Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 3219
Portland, OR 97208-3219
info@TinderSettlement.com
888-437-2280

Tags: Age Discrimination, Civil Rights