If You Used a Credit or Debit Card at a Self-Checkout Lane at a U.S. Home Depot Store Between April 10, 2014 and September 13, 2014 or Received Notice From Home Depot That Your Information Was Compromised, You May Be Eligible for Benefits from a Data Breach Class Action Settlement
A settlement has been proposed in lawsuits against The Home Depot, Inc. (“Home Depot”) relating to Home Depot customers whose credit or debit card information or email information was stolen as a result of a data breach that was first disclosed in September 2014 (“Home Depot Data Breach”).
Who is included in the Settlement?
You are a member of the Settlement Class if: (1) you used your credit or debit card at a self-checkout terminal at a U.S. Home Depot store between April 10, 2014 and September 13, 2014 and your payment card information was compromised; or (2) you received notification that your e-mail address was compromised; or (3) you received an email notice stating that you are a Class Member.
What does the Settlement provide?
Cash Fund: A $13 million Settlement Fund will provide payments to consumers who have documented losses caused by the Home Depot Data Breach. If you are included in the Settlement Class, you may be entitled to receive reimbursement of your documented losses relating to the Home Depot Data Breach, as well as time spent remedying issues relating to the data breach, up to $10,000.
Monitoring Services: Regardless of whether you submit a claim for documented losses or time, if you used a credit or debit card at a self-checkout lane at a U.S. Home Depot store between April 10, 2014 and September 13, 2014 and your payment card information was compromised, you are eligible to enroll in 18 months of free Identity Guard® Essentials identity monitoring services.
You may make claims for both reimbursement under the Cash Fund and for Monitoring Services.
How can I get a payment?
Objection Deadline: July 18, 2016
Opt-Out Deadline: July 18, 2016
Claim Filing Deadline: October 29, 2016
Final Approval Hearing: August 12, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.