Class Eligibility

You are part of the Settlement Class if you are a United States resident who used Ashley Madison on or before July 20, 2015.

Estimated Amount

Varies

First, Settlement Class Members who submit a Valid Claim Form and Reasonable Documentation demonstrating that he or she purchased Full Delete on or prior to July 20, 2015 and his or her Personal Information was released publicly as a result of the Data Breach will have a recognized loss of nineteen dollars ($19) for each Full Delete purchase. In the case that a Settlement Class Member purchased more than one Full Delete, Settlement Class Members submitting such a claim shall in no event have a recognized loss greater than five hundred dollars ($500).

Second, Settlement Class Members who submit a Valid Claim Form and Reasonable Documentation demonstrating that he or she purchased or used credits and have a good faith belief that they used those credits to communicate with Engagers will have a recognized loss equal to one dollar ($1) for every one dollar ($1) spent for such purpose. Settlement Class Members submitting such a claim shall in no event have a recognized loss greater than five hundred dollars ($500).

Third, Settlement Class Members who submit a Valid Claim Form and Reasonable Documentation of any unreimbursed loss caused by the Data Breach not described above, including, but not limited to, alleged identity theft, will have a recognized loss equal to one dollar ($1) for every one dollar ($1) spent for such purpose. Settlement Class Members submitting such a claim shall in no event have a recognized loss greater than two thousand dollars ($2000) for such unreimbursed loss.

If the total recognized loss for the Claims in Sections (1) to (3) exceed the Net Settlement Fund, the Net Settlement fund will be allocated on a pro rata basis based on each claims recognized loss as compared to all recognized loss for all Claims described in sections (1) to (3). If total recognized loss for the Claims described in sections (1) to (3) equal or exceed the Net Settlement Fund, claims made pursuant to Section (6) shall not receive a distribution.

If the total recognized loss for the Claims in Sections (1) to (3) is less than or equal to the Net Settlement Fund, Claims made under Sections (1) to (3) will receive a distribution equal to their recognized loss.

Any funds remaining in the Settlement Fund after the above payments shall be distributed as follows:

Remaining funds will be divided equally amongst Settlement Class Members who submit a Valid Claim Form and Reasonable Documentation demonstrating that his or her Personal Information was released publicly as a result of the Data Breach. Settlement Class Members submitting such a claim are eligible to receive no more than five hundred dollars ($500) for such claim. In the event that the pro rata distribution of funds to these class members is less than $10, i.e., it is impractical, the remaining Net Settlement Fund shall not be distributed to Class Member making a claim under this Section but rather distributed pursuant to below:

If the amounts paid above do not exhaust the Settlement Fund (or the cost to administer and distribute payment makes distribution impractical), then the remaining funds in the Settlement Fund will be donated to one or more Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) charitable digital privacy or similar organizations chosen jointly by Class Counsel (on behalf of the Settlement Class) and Defendants (a “Charity”).

Proof of Purchase

Yes

Case Name

In re: Ashley Madison Customer Data Security Breach Litigation,
Case No. 4:15-MD-02669
District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

Case Summary

In June 2015, Avid announced that it has experienced an intrusion of its computer network by an unauthorized person or persons who subsequently publicly released personal information of Avid customers.

The Action was filed after Avid’s announcement of the Data Breach. In the Action, Plaintiffs allege violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act; violation of the Federal Stored Communications Act; negligence; negligence per se; breach of implied contract; breach of contract; unjust enrichment; negligent misrepresentation; violation of state consumer fraud and protection statutes; violation of the California Customer Records Act; and violation of state data breach notice statutes.

The Parties now agree to settle the Action in its entirety, without any admission of liability by Defendants. The Parties intend this Agreement to bind Settlement Class Representatives, Defendants, and all Settlement Class Members who do not timely and properly exclude themselves from the Settlement.

Settlement Pool

$11,200,000

Deadline

01/02/2018

Contact


Website Data Breach
Settlement Administrator
1801 Market Street, Suite 660
Philadelphia, PA 19103
WebsiteDataBreach@AdministratorClassAction.com

5 responses to “Ashley Madison Data Breach Class Action Settlement”

  1. RJL says:

    The form keeps asking you to go back after you fill in and submit must be another way

    • Magy says:

      Hello there is proplem on form after you full it up and hit finish asking you to go back and do it agine when I do asking you agine do do it agine someone help hear the website is not working to fill a claim

      ADMIN – Hi Magy,

      We wish we could help you but we are not the class action administrators nor members of the class so we are unfamiliar with any defects on the form.

  2. Annette Soyinthisane says:

    That actually happened to me

    ADMIN – Hi Annette,

    Glad to meet a real member of this very peculiar settlement.

  3. chris says:

    Good. Hit them hard.

  4. Antonio Bailey says:

    my account was mess up

    ADMIN – Hi Antonio,

    Sorry about that. It must be terrible to have such a confidential account compromised.

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