Email Management Service Settles FTC Charges Regarding Personal Consumer Data

    On August 8, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a settlement under which email management company Unrollme, Inc. agreed to delete stored e-receipts taken from consumer email accounts, which can include “the user’s name, billing and shipping addresses, and information about products or services purchased by the consumer.”

    A class action lawsuit was filed in April 2017, after customers alleged that Unrollme and parent company Slice Technologies, Inc. unlawfully mined and sold private data collected from millions of personal emails. As part of the settlement, Unrollme must stop “misrepresenting the extent to which it collects, uses, stores, or shares information it collects from consumers.”

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