Privacy Policy

The Settlement Administrator is committed to maintaining the privacy of your personal information. With respect to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information, the Settlement Administrator makes every effort to ensure compliance with applicable law, including, but not limited to, the Data Protection Act, 1998, the U.S. Privacy Act of 1974, the U.S. Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the US-EU Safe Harbor Privacy Principles and internal information quality guidelines. In connection with the claims administration process, you may be asked to provide certain information, including, but not limited to, name, postal address, telephone number and transactional account data. The information collected will be used solely for the purposes of the Settlement and the claims administration process, as governed by the Court.

Important Dates

  • March 16, 2005 to August 13, 2010
    Class Period
  • May 5, 2017
    Deadline to request exclusion (“Opt Out”) from the Settlement
  • May 5, 2017
    Deadline to object to the Settlement
  • June 2, 2017 at 10:00 a.m EST
    Final Fairness Hearing
  • June 2, 2017
    Final Approval Order and Judgment Entered
  • June 19, 2017
    Deadline to submit a Claim Form
  • October 2017
    FirstMerit issues Debt Forgiveness
  • October 2, 2017
    Distribution of Check Payments