Privacy Policy

Last Modified: August 8, 2023

At Apex Class Action LLC (“Apex”), we prioritize the safeguarding of our customers’ private information, demonstrated through our robust data and privacy policies. This unified Privacy Policy delineates how Apex may utilize and disclose personal information obtained during the course of our regular business operations. This could include legal proceedings or projects guided by court orders, client directives, or other legal compliance requirements where we may have to either directly receive or gather information as part of the case process. This Privacy Policy is applicable to all interactions with Apex, including our website, apexclassaction.com. When you engage with our website or our services, you are consenting to the data practices outlined in this policy. We want to assure you that the protection of your private information is our topmost concern, and our commitment to you is reflected in how we handle your data.

General Disclaimer

This website’s content, including images, software, graphics, information, and products, are copyrighted and provided by the site or third-party contributors. These materials cannot be copied, displayed, or distributed without prior written permission. You are not allowed to duplicate these materials on other servers, nor interfere with the site’s operation or our services.​
Automated data extraction from our site is strictly prohibited unless explicitly authorized. Unauthorized attempts to access our services, accounts, systems, or networks, including this website, are not allowed.
Nothing on this site should be interpreted as granting a license to our or any third-party contributor’s intellectual property rights. It is your responsibility to obtain such licenses if necessary. Third-party provided materials haven’t been independently verified or authenticated by us.
We do permit the display, copying, and distribution of our materials available on this site, provided they’re used for non-commercial, internal purposes only, are not modified, and both the copyright notice and this permission notice appear unaltered. Unauthorized use of any materials on this site could infringe on copyright, trademark, privacy, and communication laws and regulations.

Information We Collect And How We Collect It

Apex routinely collects personal data via a variety of methods. This includes direct receipt from clients, interactions on our website, email correspondence, fax, text messages, physical mail, and phone conversations. This collection process may extend to other necessary methods as required by legal proceedings, court orders, or client instructions. The information we collect typically includes identifiers such as name, address, phone number, email, tax identification numbers (like SSN, TIN, EIN), and other case-specific details (e.g., employment dates, previous employers, etc.). It may be necessary for Apex to gather data from third-party sources to effectively fulfill its administrative obligations, meet court orders or client directives, and comply with various legal or tax requirements.
Our Privacy Policy is applicable to data collected via our website, email, text, and other electronic exchanges between you and Apex. It extends to non-browser-based interactions via mobile and desktop applications downloaded from our website and your engagement with our advertisements on third-party platforms if they link to this policy. However, this policy does not cover information collected offline, through other websites operated by the Company, or through third-party websites and services, even if they are affiliated or linked with Apex.
This policy reflects our commitment to treat your information responsibly and in accordance with applicable laws. We recommend reading this policy attentively to understand our procedures and practices regarding your data. By accessing or using our website, you agree to abide by this privacy policy. Note that the policy may undergo changes from time to time (refer to Changes to This Statement) and continuing to use the website following changes indicates your acceptance of those amendments. Therefore, we advise you to review the policy regularly for updates.
In navigating and interacting with our website, we employ automatic data collection technologies to gather information about your equipment, browsing actions, patterns, visit details, traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data. We also capture data about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type. This might extend to the collection of information about your online activities across time and different third-party websites or online services (behavioral tracking).
​The information we collect, which may include personal information, is primarily statistical. It allows us to improve our website and deliver a more personalized service by enabling us to estimate our audience size and usage patterns, store your preferences, expedite your searches, and recognize you when you return to our website. The technologies we employ for automatic data collection may encompass cookies.

Use Of Your Personal Information

Apex only utilizes data strictly for the fulfillment of case or project requirements as necessitated by court orders, settlement agreements, or client directives. Such tasks may include claim or opt-out processing, class member requests, tax compliance tasks (such as TIN verification and tax agency reporting), and standard verification of class member or claimant case involvement or settlement computations. Furthermore, Apex amasses and applies your personal data to facilitate the delivery of requested services. Apex may also employ your personal data to notify you of additional products or services available from Apex and its affiliated entities.

Sharing Information With Third Parties

Apex does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Apex may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Apex, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Apex may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Apex or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Apex; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Apex, or the public.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Apex. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain the quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Apex website.

Use Of Cookies

The Apex website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Apex pages, or register with Apex site or services, a cookie helps Apex to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Apex website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Apex features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Apex services or websites you visit.

Security Of Your Personal Information

Apex secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Apex uses the following methods for this purpose: SSL Protocol
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

Right To Deletion

Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:
  • Delete your personal information from our records; and
  • Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.
Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if it is necessary to:
  • Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, fulfill the terms of a written warranty or product recall conducted in accordance with federal law, provide a good or service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract between you and us;
  • Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity;
  • Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality;
  • Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law;
  • Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act;
  • Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, provided we have obtained your informed consent;
  • Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with us;
  • Comply with an existing legal obligation; or
  • Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the information.

Children Under Thirteen

Apex does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parents or guardian for permission to use this website.

California Residents Privacy Rights

If you are a resident of California, Apex is required by law to inform you of your rights concerning the use of your personal information.
Under California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83), residents have the right to request details about the disclosure of personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes. Additionally, within the past year, Apex has collected various types of personal data, such as identification and contact information, and project-related classification details, either from data owners or directly from class members throughout the duration of the case.
This information is crucial for the execution and administration of projects as directed by court orders or client directives, to fulfill requests from class members, comply with all applicable laws and regulations, detect, and prevent fraud, and monitor performance. Apex does not sell, share, rent, or trade personal information with third parties. However, within the past year, we have disclosed personal information to specific entities like tax authorities, courts, clients, service providers, and other authorized parties as required by court orders or client requirements. If you wish to exercise your rights under California law, please reach out to us at our designated email or physical address.

E-Mail Communications

From time to time, Apex may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication.
If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Apex, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the UNSUBSCRIBE button.

Changes To This Statement

Apex reviews this policy quarterly and reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Should there be any modifications to our Privacy Statement in the future, we will ensure these updates are clearly visible on our Privacy Policy page on our website. This ensures our users remain fully informed about the data we gather, how it is utilized, and the specific conditions, if any, under which we might share it. Your continued use of the website and/or Services available after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information

Should you need clarity on these Terms, or if you wish to seek approval to utilize any Materials, you can reach us at 1-800-355-0700 or via email at info@apexclassaction.com.