Flo App Unauthorized Sharing of Personal Data California Class Action

Flo Health makes the Flo Period & Ovulation Tracker, a popular app that has been downloaded more than 165 million times. Users are asked intimate questions and enter detailed data, which Flo promises it will not share with anyone. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that Flo in fact shares the information with  Read more

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Premom Fertility App Alleged to Share User Information Class Action

Easy Healthcare Corporation offers a “Premom” app for women to download to their Android devices. Premom is intended to help women who are trying to get pregnant. Unfortunately, the complaint alleges that Easy shares their personal and location information “with at least three known Chinese third-party data collection entities.” The complaint alleges this is a  Read more

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Dow Jones Sharing of Wall Street Journal Subscriber Info Michigan Class Action

Companies can earn money selling information about their customers, and consumers are increasing uncomfortable with this. Michigan’s Preservation of Personal Privacy Act (PPPA) tries to combat this. The complaint for this class action alleges that Dow Jones & Company, Inc. violated this law by selling information about subscribers to its Wall Street Journal.  Read more

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Zoom Sharing of Personal Information with Third Parties Class Action

With most states having some kind of stay-at-home orders in place to decrease the spread of Covid-19, many people are working from home. To facilitate meetings, a video conferencing platform called Zoom has become popular. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Zoom Video Communications, Inc., the company behind it, collects personal information  Read more

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Playboy Publications Privacy Michigan Settlement

Playboy Enterprises, Inc. is settling a class action alleging that it violated Michigan’s Preservation of Personal Privacy Act. According to the complaint, it disclosed information about its customers’ magazine subscriptions to outside parties.  Read more

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YouTube, Google Collection and Using Minors’ Info Massachusetts Class Action

“Certain YouTube channels are plainly directed to children under the age of thirteen,” says the complaint for this class action. In fact, it claims that Google, the owner of YouTube, is collecting and exploiting information on minors for gain. The complaint alleges violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), Federal Trade Commission (FTC)  Read more

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UPMC Websites Send Patient Info to Third Parties Pennsylvania Class Action

UPMC owns and operates health care properties in Pennsylvania. It also operates online sites and encourages patients to participate in them. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that UPMC uses these sites to share patient information with other parties, thus breaching patient confidentiality and violating wiretapping laws, among other things.  Read more

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Talbots Sale of Customers’ Personal Info Without Consent Virginia Class Action

May companies who have customer information sell it to others without permission? The complaint for this class action alleges that The Talbots, Inc. sold personally identifying information about customers to list brokers like NextMark, Inc., which in turn sold the information to other parties. This exposed them to mail, telemarketing, and other aggressive sales approaches.  Read more

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Shell Oil 401(k) Plan Fiduciary Duties ERISA Class Action

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) governs retirement plans and other benefits at large companies and specifies that plan administrators and trustees have a fiduciary duty to act for the exclusive benefit of plan participants. In this class action, the complaint alleges that Shell Oil Company and various other defendants, some associated with Fidelity  Read more

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IBM Collection and Sharing of Facial Geometry BIPA Class Action

Biometric identifiers are being used increasingly to identify people. Fingerprints and hand scans are now common. This class action involves facial geometry. The complaint alleges that International Business Machines Company (IBM) violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) when it scanned the facial geometry of about a million faces from photographs and built a  Read more

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