Class Eligibility

All persons with Michigan street addresses who purchased a subscription to a Time Publication directly from Time, but in a manner other than through a Time website, between February 19, 2013 and February 19, 2016.

Most Class Members purchased their subscriptions to Time Publications by mailing in a postcard to Time Inc. Such postcards typically include discounts off the cover price when buying a subscription. Time Publications include: Cooking Light, Coastal Living, Health, Southern Living, Sunset, This Old House, All You, Big Picture, Essence, Edge, Entertainment Weekly, Fortune, Golf, InStyle, Travel & Leisure, Time, Time for Kids, People, People En Español, People Style, Money, Sports Illustrated, Sports Illustrated Kids, Real Simple, Food & Wine, and Wallpaper.

Based on Defendant’s records, there are approximately 719,000 potential Class Members.

Estimated Amount


Proof of Purchase


Case Name

Carolyn Perlin v. Time Inc.
Case No. 2:16-cv-10635-GCS-MKM
District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Case Summary

This lawsuit claims that Defendant violated Michigan’s Video Rental Privacy Act, M.C.L. § 445.1712 (“VRPA”) by disclosing information related to its customers’ magazine subscriptions to third parties. The Defendant denies it violated any law. The Court has not determined who is right. Rather, the Parties have agreed to settle the lawsuit to avoid the uncertainties and expenses associated with ongoing litigation.

Settlement Pool





Magazine Subscriber Privacy Settlement Administrator
KCC Class Action Services LLC
P.O. Box 404075
Louisville, KY 40233-4075

3 responses to “Time Inc. Magazine Subscription Class Action Settlement (Michigan Only)”

  1. Marlene Jones says:

    I purchased Time, and ended up receiving 6 others on a monthly basis

    ADMIN – Hi Marlene,

    Please read the terms of the settlement as well as class eligibility. This lawsuit is about privacy concerns.

    • Roberta Mccurtis says:

      I received a magazine settlement required must be submitted before November 29th 2018 Roberta mccurtis 715 Berrington Woods Drive Apartment 4 Portage Michigan 49002

  2. Kevin or Lidia Prush says:

    I have subscriptions to TIME, Entertainment Weekly, Sports Illustrated, and Cooking Light, and InStyle, between February19,2013 and February 19, 2016 ( and continuing currently) at 27941 Harper, Saint Clair Shores, Michigan 48081 suite 101.

    ADMIN – Hi Kevin,

    Please use the link we provide to file your class action claim.

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