Ferragamo USA Inc
This website contains information regarding a settlement in a class action lawsuit in the Los Angeles County Superior Court for the State of California entitledAndrea Kassabian, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, v. Ferragamo USA Inc., and Does 1 through 10, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC500390.
WHAT THE CONSUMER ACTION IS ABOUT
Plaintiff in the Consumer Action filed a class action lawsuit against Ferragamo USA Inc. (“Defendant”) on behalf of the Class of people described above. The lawsuit alleges that retail locations operated by Defendant in California requested and recorded personal identification information (physical addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers, zip codes, and other information) from its customers who paid for merchandise using a credit card, and that this practice violated California law.
Defendant denies any wrongdoing and any liability whatsoever.
The Parties have concluded that it is in their best interests to settle the Consumer Action on the terms generally set forth herein in order to avoid expense, inconvenience, and interference with ongoing business operations.
Defendant has agreed to provide a Merchandise Certificate worth $25.00 off any merchandise purchase, subject to certain terms, redeemable at Ferragamo stores physically located within California, to all Class Members for whom Defendant has a complete mailing address. For those Class Members for whom Defendant does not have a complete mailing address, Defendant will provide a Merchandise Certificate worth $25.00 off any merchandise purchase, subject to certain terms, redeemable at stores physically located within California, only to those individuals who submit a valid Claim Form to the Claims Administrator.
HOW TO RECEIVE YOUR MERCHANDISE CERTIFICATE
Look at the notice you received to determine if you need to do anything to receive a Merchandise Certificate. If the notice you received says that you do not need to complete a Claim Form to receive a Merchandise Certificate, you will receive it automatically if the settlement is approved and you do not request to be excluded from the Settlement. If the notice says that you need to complete a Claim Form to receive a Merchandise Certificate, or if you did not receive notice by email or postcard, you must send in a Claim Form to qualify to receive a merchandise certificate. A Claim Form is available for download on this website. Read the instructions carefully, fill out the form, and submit it to the Claims Administrator postmarked on or before November 16, 2013.
|Deadline to Request Exclusion or Opt Out||November 1, 2013|
|Deadline to File Objections||November 1, 2013|
|Deadline to notify intent to appear at Fairness Hearing||November 1, 2013|
|Deadline to file a claim||November 16, 2013|
|Final Fairness Hearing||November 8, 2013 @ Noon|
What is this case about?
The Action was filed against Ferragamo alleging it violated California law by requesting and recording Personal Identification Information, including, but not limited to, postal addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers and/or ZIP Codes, of customers who paid for merchandise using a credit card. Ferragamo denies wrongdoing and liability, and no court or other entity has made any judgment or other determination of any liability.
Am I a Class Member?
You are a “Class Member” if between February 3, 2012 and September 3, 2013 you used a credit card to make a purchase at a California Ferragamo Store and your Personal Identification Information, including but not limited to postal address, email address, telephone number and/or ZIP Code, was requested and recorded by Ferragamo.
I made a Credit Card Purchase at a Ferragamo store during the class period between February 3, 2012 and September 3, 2013. Do I need to file a claim?
If you received written notice of this settlement by mail, you do not need to submit a claim to receive a benefit. Your address is already on record and you will automatically be mailed the $25 off merchandise certificate.If you did NOT receive written notice of this Settlement by mail, to receive the $25 off merchandise certificate, you must timely complete a valid Claim Form, which is available for download on this website. The deadline to submit a Claim Form is November 16, 2013.
What relief does the Settlement provide?
If you are a Class Member, you are eligible to receive a merchandise certificate worth $25 for merchandise at Ferragamo stores in California, subject to certain terms.
What are my other options?
If you don’t want to be legally bound by the Settlement, you must exclude yourself by November 1, 2013, or you won’t be able to sue Ferragamo about the legal claims in the Action. If you exclude yourself, you cannot get a merchandise certificate from this Settlement. The detailed notice available to be downloaded on this website explains how to exclude yourself from the Settlement. If you stay in the Settlement, you may object to it by November 1, 2013. The detailed notice available to be downloaded on this website explains how to object.
When is the Final Fairness Hearing?
On November 8, 2013 at Noon, a hearing will be held on the fairness of the proposed settlement. At the hearing, the Court will be available to hear any objections and arguments concerning the fairness of the proposed settlement. The hearing will take place before Judge Peter D. Lichtman (Ret.), JAMS 707 Wilshire Blvd., 46th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90017.