Subscription Class Action Settlement: Michigan Time Magazine

Subscription Settlement

Time Magazine has agreed to pay $7.4 million to settle a class action lawsuit settlement. According to the lawsuit and Subscription Settlement, they have violated privacy laws of Michigan by giving out the information about their customers to third parties.

You can also be entitled to the claim if you have Michigan address and have purchased a subscription from Feb’19, 2013 to Feb’19, 2016. The magazine publications of time magazine include-

  •          Cooking Light
  •          Coastal Living
  •          Health
  •          Sunset
  •          This Old House
  •          All You
  •          Big Picture
  •          Essence
  •          Southern Living
  •          Edge
  •          Entertainment Weekly
  •          Fortune
  •          Golf
  •          People
  •          People En Español
  •         People Style
  •          InStyle
  •          Travel & Leisure
  •          Time
  •          Real Simple
  •          Food & Wine
  •          Wallpaper
  •         Time for Kids
  •         Money
  •          Sports Illustrated
  •          Sports Illustrated Kids


The plaintiff for this subscription settlement action lawsuit says that they initially filed a lawsuit against Time Magazine in 2016 on the claim they disclose the personal information of their customers to third parties. Further, they also say this case is also a violation of Michigan’s Video Rental Privacy Act.


Time Magazine denies any wrongdoing but has agreed to settle the amount to avoid the expenses of ongoing litigation. There are 719,000 class members who are eligible for the benefits of this subscription settlement.


However, this class action settlement was approved on July 5, 2018. Moreover, the deadline to opt out from this settlement is September 14 2018.

Are You Eligible?

You are eligible if you have Michigan street address and have purchased a subscription from Feb’19, 2013 to Feb’19, 2016. But the purchase should not be made through the TIME website.

No proof of purchase is required to file a claim for this settlement.

Potential Award

$25-$50, depending upon the total number of claims that you have filed.

Click here to file a claim!

However, make sure you do not file a claim, if you do not qualify for the subscription settlement. In case, if you submit a fraud claim, you will be harming other eligible members as well.

Claim Form Deadline


Case Name

Carolyn Perlin v. Time Inc., Case No. 2:16-cv-10635-GCS-MKM, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Settlement Website

Claims Administrator

Magazine Subscriber Privacy Settlement Administrator
KCC Class Action Services LLC
P.O. Box 404075
Louisville, KY 40233-4075

Final Hearing


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