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Privacy Policy

I.            General

This Privacy Policy applies to the Settlement Website, which has been established by Rust Consulting, Inc. (the "Settlement Administrator") to provide information about, and to receive and process claims for, this Settlement. For purposes of this Privacy Policy, we refer to the Settlement Administrator and Class Counsel as "we" or "us".

This Privacy Policy applies to information that you submit through the Settlement Website, on paper Claim Forms, or otherwise. This Privacy Policy does not apply to any information that is publicly available, that is lawfully obtained from outside sources or that you may submit to other websites or in connection with other programs.

We will only use your information pursuant to this Privacy Policy or as authorized by you.

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time, so long as the change is consistent with the Settlement Agreement. We recommend that you review this Privacy Policy regularly to ensure that you are familiar with our privacy practices. If at any time you have questions regarding this Privacy Policy, you may contact us at the email or postal addresses in the last paragraph of this Privacy Policy.

If we use a capitalized term in this Privacy Policy, that term has the same meaning as in the Settlement Agreement, unless we define it otherwise in this Privacy Policy.

The Settlement Website may contain links to information at other websites.  By clicking on one of these links, you are moving to another website.  We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.

 

Information Collected

When you visit the Settlement Website, we send one or more cookies - a small file containing a string of characters - to your computer. We use cookies for various reasons, including to enable us to recognize when you are logged in to the Settlement Website and to provide access to your account while you are logged in, to store your language preferences and to facilitate your use of the Settlement Website. You may be able to control how cookies are used by consulting your Internet browser software.

In addition, your browser may send us information, such as your requests to the Settlement Website, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language and the date and time of your request.

II.            Use of Information

We will only use or disclose your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy or as authorized by you. We may use your information to administer the Settlement, including to respond to your inquiries, directions and requests regarding the Settlement, for the processing and administration of claims and payments (e.g., to send you amounts due under the Settlement), to effectuate the Settlement (including to use your content in accordance with the Settlement), and to improve our Settlement administration services.

In addition, we may share information from you and others in aggregated, non-personally identifiable form with any other person, including members of the general public.

We may also use information, or share information with third parties, when we have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation, or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to (a) comply with legal process or otherwise satisfy any applicable law or regulation; or (b) prevent fraud or imminent harm, ensure the security of information or address technical issues.

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at privacy@rustconsulting.com or by postal mail at Privacy Policy, c/o Rust Consulting, Inc., 201 S. Lyndale Avenue, Faribault, MN 55021.

 

 

Disclaimer

Please do not contact the Court or the Defendants about the settlement. Any and all callers will be directed to this website. If you have questions, please refer to the Commonly Asked Questions and the other information posted here.

This settlement is supervised by the Court and is administered by a claims administration firm that handles all aspects of claims processing. Defendants are not authorized to respond to questions from the Class regarding this settlement.

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