If you performed a Google Search and clicked on a search result link between October 25, 2006, and September 30, 2013, you are eligible to participate in this settlement as a class member.
You have the opportunity to file a claim and receive a cash payment of around $7.70 without needing any additional evidence. Remember to submit your claim before the deadline of July 31, 2023.
Class Action Settlement Details
- Federal court authorized this website, not a lawsuit or solicitation from a lawyer
- Each claimant estimated to receive around $7.70 with an Approved Claim
- Settlement resolves consolidated class action lawsuits against Google regarding inclusion of search queries in referrer headers
- Settlement Class Members include those who used Google Search and clicked on a Search link between October 25, 2006, and September 30, 2013
- Google denies wrongdoing and the Settlement is not an admission of guilt
- Google will pay $23 million for payments to settlement class members, class representatives, attorneys’ fees, litigation costs, and settlement administration costs
- Google will update its webpages regarding disclosure of search queries to third parties via referrer headers
- For detailed settlement terms, refer to the settlement agreement on the website’s documents page
- Stay updated by checking the website for Settlement updates.
How To File
- File a Claim by July 31, 2023: The only way to receive a payment under the Settlement.
- Do Nothing: Receive no payment under the Settlement and waive your right to compensation for the claims in this case.
- Exclude Yourself by July 31, 2023: Receive no payment under the Settlement but retain the option to be part of any other lawsuit against Google regarding the claims in this case.
- Object by July 31, 2023: Write to the Court explaining why you believe the Settlement should not be approved. You may also request to speak in Court about the fairness of the Settlement.
- The Court will hold a hearing to decide whether to approve the Settlement, and the relief for Class Members will be provided only if the Court grants final approval and any appeals are resolved in favor of the Settlement.
About Class Action Lawsuit Settlements
You have the opportunity to receive free cash payments, vouchers, or reimbursements by submitting an online claim form for eligible consumers in class action lawsuit settlements.
Many settlement funds go unclaimed due to lack of awareness or understanding of the claiming process.
Proof of purchase is often not required, allowing you to file a claim even without receipts. Take advantage of this opportunity to file your claim and receive the benefits described in the class action settlement.
Where to Find Class Action Settlements
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