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Welcome to the Settlement Website for Google Location History Litigation Settlement.

A proposed settlement has been reached (the “Settlement”1) of a set of related class action lawsuits against Defendant Google LLC (“Google” or “Defendant”) that were consolidated into a single lawsuit. You are included in this Settlement, and your rights may be affected by this Settlement, if you are a Settlement Class Member, which is defined as “All natural persons residing in the United States who used one or more mobile devices and whose Location Information was stored by Google while ‘Location History’ was disabled at any time during the Class Period (January 1, 2014, through December 4, 2023).”

In the consolidated lawsuit, plaintiffs allege that Google collected and stored their Location Information without their consent while Location History was disabled. The Settlement resolves the legal claims in the consolidated lawsuit against Google. Google denies all the legal claims in the lawsuit, and by agreeing to the Settlement does not admit to any wrongdoing.

No money will be paid directly to Settlement Class Members.

Under the Settlement, Google will pay $62 million into a Settlement Fund that will be used to fund payments to one or more independent non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations with a track record of addressing privacy concerns on the internet (either directly or through grants), as well as an award of reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, service awards for class representatives, notice and administration costs related to the Settlement, and taxes. Google also will revise certain practices and disclosures related to the collection of Location Information.

The Court in charge of this consolidated lawsuit has preliminarily approved the Settlement and will hold a hearing to make a final decision whether to approve it, on April 18, 2024 at San Jose Courthouse, Courtroom 4—5th Floor, 280 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95113 at 9 a.m. Money will only be paid to the independent non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations if the Court gives final approval to the Settlement and, if there are any appeals, after the appeals are resolved in favor of the Settlement.

Summary of Your Legal Rights and Options in This Settlement
DO NOTHING Unless you exclude yourself, you are automatically part of the Settlement. If you do nothing, you will give up the right to sue, continue to sue, or be part of another lawsuit against Google related to the legal claims resolved by this Settlement.
EXCLUDE YOURSELF FROM THE SETTLEMENT You can choose to request exclusion from the Settlement by Monday, March 4, 2024. This option allows you to sue, continue to sue, or be part of another lawsuit against Google related to the legal claims resolved by this Settlement.
OBJECT TO THE SETTLEMENT AND/OR ATTEND A HEARING If you do not exclude yourself from the Settlement, you may object to it by writing to the Court about why you don’t like the Settlement, by Monday, March 4, 2024. You may object to the Settlement and ask the Court for permission to speak at the Final Approval Hearing about your objection.

1 All capitalized terms not defined herein have the same meaning as in the Settlement Agreement, which can be downloaded from the Documents tab.