UPDATE: On February 16, 2023, the Court entered a Final Order and Judgment approving the Settlement, awarding Attorneys’ Fees and Expenses, and Service Awards. The process to enroll in Financial Shield identity-theft protection and/or credit monitoring services is now active. Please email info@FaneuilDataSettlement.com for help locating your Activation Code. If you need assistance with the enrollment process or have questions regarding your identity-theft protection benefits, please contact Financial Shield Service Team directly at 1-800-463-5405.
This Lawsuit arises out of unauthorized access to Faneuil’s network which was discovered on August 18, 2021 (the “Data Incident”). The information that may have been accessed in the Data Incident includes certain company records, including records of past and present Faneuil employees, which contained personally identifying information (“PII”) such as names, addresses at the time of employment, Social Security Numbers, and email addresses. Faneuil disagrees with Plaintiff’s claims and denies any wrongdoing.
Who Is a Class Member?
You are included in this Settlement Class as a Class Member if you are part of the group of all persons whose Personally Identifiable Information was maintained on Faneuil’s system that was compromised in the Data Breach, and you were sent a notice of the Data Breach. You are part of the California Subclass if you all resided in California at the time of the Data Incident, and your Personally Identifiable Information was maintained on Faneuil’s system that was compromised in the Data Breach, and you were sent a notice of the Data Breach.
Your Legal Rights and Options
Option and Deadline
Your Legal Rights
Submit a Claim
|You must submit a Valid Claim to get money from this Settlement.
Claim Forms must be submitted online by February 1, 2023 or, if mailed, postmarked no later than February 1, 2023.
You do not have to submit a Claim to get Credit Monitoring if you previously enrolled. If you previously signed up for monitoring, your monitoring will be automatically extended for two (2) additional years. If you did not previously sign up for monitoring, you may enroll in the credit monitoring product previously offered by Faneuil, for a period of two years, by submitting a request through the Claim Form.
Exclude Yourself (Opt Out)
|Get out of the Settlement. Get no money. Keep your rights.
This is the only option that allows you to keep your right to sue about the claims in this lawsuit. You will not get any money from the Settlement.
Your request to exclude yourself must be postmarked no later than January 3, 2022.
Object to the Settlement
|Stay in the Settlement but tell the Court why you think the Settlement should not be approved.
Objections must be postmarked no later than January 3, 2023.
Attend the Fairness Hearing
February 16, 2023 at 10:00 AM
|You can ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement, at your own expense. See Question 18 for more details.
The Final Fairness Hearing is scheduled for February 16, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
|If you do nothing, you remain in the Settlement. You give up your rights to sue and you will not get any money.