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Exposing Private Information

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This case is about the data breach Home Depot suffered in September 2014.  Data intruders stole certain credit card information and email addresses from customers who used the self-checkout terminals from April 10, 2014 to September 13, 2014.

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The plaintiffs in this lawsuit allege that Rodale Inc. disclosed private information about subscribers to third parties for advertising in violation of Michigan State Law.  Rodale Inc. publishes Bicycling, Men’s Health, Organic Life (formerly Organic Gardening), Prevention, Running Times, Runner’s World, and Women’s Health.

This settlement resolves a class action alleging that Imax Chicago Navy Pier violated requirements of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) by printing more than the last five digits of consumers’ credit or debit cards on their payment receipts. 

This class action alleges that International Marketplace violated the federal Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA) by printing too much credit card information on customer receipts.

This class action lawsuit alleges that KeyPoint Government Solutions, in its role as a U.S. government contractor, negligently mishandled sensitive personal data belonging to federal job applicants, leaving them vulnerable to identity theft resulting from a June 2015 cyber attack.

This class action alleges that Zara violated the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act by printing more than the last four digits of customer credit card numbers on its receipts.

PNI Digital Media sued for data breach

This lawsuit alleges that PNI Digital Media violated state conumer protection laws when its servers were hacked exposing consumer private information.

This class action alleges that Experian failed to adequately safeguard the personal information of roughly 15 million persons, which was stolen by hackers from Experian. The information includes names, addresses, social security numbers, dates of birth, and so on. 

Debt collection Exposure of QR Code Class Action

This lawsuit alleges that Collecto dba EOS CCO violated federal and state law regarding debt collection practices by placing customer QR codes in the window of the envelope which in turn makes it visible to all.  A person can scan the QR code and determine the customers account number which arguably is illegal when visible without opening the envelope.