Automatic Funds Transfer Services Vehicle Info Exposure Class Action

Yet another company is being sued for failing to protect information from a ransomware attack. This time, the defendant is Automatic Funds Transfer Services, Inc. (AFTS). The complaint says that this time the information exposed includes names, addresses, license plate numbers, vehicle identification numbers, for possibly as many as 38 million people.  Read more

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Intelius.com Use of Individuals’ Identities for Promotion Illinois Class Action

PeopleConnect, Inc. runs the website Intelius.com that offers subscribers “detailed reports” on other people. The complaint for this class action bring suit against PeopleConnect and Intelius, LLC “to put an end to their unlawful practice of using the names and identities of Illinois residents without their consent in order to promote its service.”  Read more

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Superior Health Linens Hand Scan Biometrics BIPA Illinois Settlement

Superior Health Linens, LLC is putting up $790,000 to settle a class action alleging that it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). BIPA sets forth rules that private companies must follow if they wish to collect or use biometric information. The complaint alleged that Superior Health Linens by collected hand scans of Illinois  Read more

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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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Bella Elevator Biometrics Collection for Clocking In BIPA Illinois Class Action

In recent years, more and more employers have had employees provide biometric identifiers or information for timekeeping or other job-related purposes. Illinois is one of the few states that has begun to try to regulate the collecting, storing, and use of biometrics, through its Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). The complaint for this class action  Read more

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CVS Websites Visitor Actions Wiretapping by Foresee Replay Florida Class Action

Wiretapping used to mean listening in on telephone calls. Nowadays, there are many other ways to do it, including recording every move and keystroke to a visitor to a website. The complaint for this class action brings suit against Verint Systems, Inc. and Foresee Session Replay, Inc. for doing just that—recording information from consumer visits  Read more

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Synchrony Bank Unwanted Telephone Calls TCPA Settlement

Synchrony Bank is resolving two class actions alleging it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The complaint alleged that the bank made calls to consumer cell phones, without the prior express consent of the consumers, using an automatic dialing system or an artificial or prerecorded voice, and that those calls were intended for persons other  Read more

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FAS Windows and Doors Exposes Driver’s License Information Class Action

When significant work must be performed on a home or other building, permits or related paperwork may be required. This class action brings suit against FASWD, or FAS Windows and Doors, not related to the work done, but because a salesman for the company filed public Notices of Commencement that exposed the signers’ driver’s license  Read more

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Bonobos Exposure of Customer Information Class Action

This class action brings suit because of yet another data breach. The complaint alleges that Bonobos, Inc. did not take adequate precautions to safeguard customer information and therefore bears responsibility for the exposure of data.  Read more

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Flo Health Period Tracker Shares Private Information Class Action

The public is only just becoming aware of how far their private information may be spread without their having any knowledge of it. This class action brings suit against Flo Health, Inc. for sharing personal information with Google, Facebook, and other companies, which is then used for “targeted advertising and other commercial exploitation…”  Read more

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