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People of the State of California v. PeopleConnect Inc. dba Classmates.

Superior Court of the State of California In and For The County of San Diego [Central Branch]
Case No. 37-2020-00043918-CU-BT-CTL

Important Dates
Deadline to file a claim
Date of Preliminary Approval
Class Period
PAGA Period
Opt-Out Deadline
Objection Deadline
Dispute Deadline
Final Approval Hearing
Disbursement Date
Expiration of Check Cashing Period
Important Documents & Info

NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT

A legal settlement has been reached in a Consumer Protection lawsuit against PeopleConnect Inc. dba Classmates about automatically-renewing subscriptions of paid Classmates memberships. The County of San Diego has authorized this notice.

The Settlement requires PeopleConnect Inc. dba Classmates to comply with California’s Automatic Renewal Law, California Business and Professions Code Section 17600 et seq. The Settlement also provides restitution to eligible customers.

ARE YOU INCLUDED IN THE SETTLEMENT CLASS?

You are included in the Settlement Class if you were a California customer who enrolled through Classmates.com in a paid subscription from May 4, 2013 to March 1, 2021. You must have been charged for at least one automatically-renewed cycle without your knowledge or consent and must have (1) cancelled your membership after it was first renewed but before a second renewal; or (2) complained to Classmates, a law enforcement agency such as the Attorney General or a District Attorney, or to the Better Business Bureau either directly or through a third party on or before January 10, 2022, that your membership was automatically renewed without your knowledge or consent. Further, you must not have previously obtained a full refund of all automatic renewal charges.

WHAT CAN YOU GET FROM THE SETTLEMENT?

Each eligible Classmates.com customer may receive up to the amount of the unauthorized automatic renewal charges minus any previous refunds. Customers who have already received a full refund are not eligible for restitution.

If you want to be included in the Settlement, you must submit a claim by January 10, 2022. To do so, Click Here.

WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS?

SUBMIT A CLAIM FORM BY JANUARY 10, 2022
To participate in the settlement, you must submit a Claim Form. To submit a Claim Form, please click here.DO NOTHINGGet no payment. Give up rights to ever sue the Defendants about the legal claims in this case.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

BASIC INFORMATION

+ 1. Why did I receive a Notice about a Settlement?
You received a Notice because Defendants’ records indicate that you were a California customer who purchased a membership from Classmates.com between May 4, 2013 and March 1, 2021.

You have the right to know about this litigation and about your legal rights and options (if any) regarding the Settlement. Please read the rest of this FAQ carefully for eligibility and claims information.

+ 2. What is the lawsuit about?
A legal settlement has been reached in a Consumer Protection lawsuit against PeopleConnect Inc. dba Classmates about automatically renewing subscriptions for paid Classmates.com memberships.

The Settlement requires PeopleConnect Inc. dba Classmates to comply with California’s Automatic Renewal Law, California Business and Professions Code Section 17600 et seq. The Settlement also provides restitution to eligible customers.

WHO IS IN THE SETTLEMENT?

+ 3. How do I know if I am part of the Settlement?
You are included in the Settlement Class if you were a California customer who purchased a membership from Classmates.com between May 4, 2013 and March 1, 2021. You must have been charged for at least one automatically-renewed cycle without your knowledge or consent and must have (1) cancelled your membership after it was first renewed but before a second renewal; or (2) complained to Classmates, a law enforcement agency such as the Attorney General or a District Attorney, or to the Better Business Bureau either directly or through a third party on or before January 10, 2022, that your membership was automatically renewed without your knowledge or consent. Further, you must not have previously obtained a full refund of all automatic renewal charges for your membership. Only individuals who meet all of these criteria are eligible to submit a claim.

SETTLEMENT BENEFITS

+ 4. What does the Settlement provide?
Each eligible Classmates.com member may receive up to the amount of the unauthorized automatic renewal charges minus any refunds previously issued. Customers who have already received a full refund are not eligible for restitution.

If you meet all the eligibility criteria above and want to be included in the Settlement, you must submit a claim by January 10, 2022. To do so, please click here.

PROBLEMS SUBMITTING A CLAIM

+ 5. What if I encounter a problem submitting my claim?
If you encounter any technical issues or other problems submitting your claim, please contact the Settlement Administrator at the address provided below. Please note that the Settlement Administrator is not an attorney and cannot provide any legal advice.

SETTLEMENT ADMINISTRATOR:People of the State of California v. PeopleConnect Inc. dba Classmates.
c/o CPT Group, Inc.
50 Corporate Park
Irvine, CA 92606
Email: PeopleConnectClaims@cptgroup.com

COURT DOCUMENTS

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Stipulation of Entry of Judgment

Claim Form

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People of the State of California v. PeopleConnect Inc. dba Classmates.
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50 Corporate Park
Irvine, CA 92606

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