Mercari Investigation: Were Your Privacy Rights Violated?

Last Updated on October 26, 2023

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Illinois residents who uploaded a photo ID and a picture of their face to verify their profile.
What’s Going On?
Attorneys working with believe that Mercari may have illegally collected and stored Illinois users’ facial geometries when they uploaded their IDs and selfies for profile verification purposes. They are now gathering Illinois residents with accounts to take action against the company.
What You Can Do
If you verified your profile by uploading an ID and a selfie while living in Illinois, join others taking action by filling out the form linked below.
What Am I Signing Up For, Exactly?
You’re signing up for what’s known as “mass arbitration,” which involves hundreds or thousands of consumers bringing individual arbitration claims against the same company at the same time and over the same issue. This is different from class action litigation and takes place outside of court.
Does This Cost Anything?
It costs nothing to sign up, and the attorneys will only get paid if they win your claim.
How Much Could I Get?
While there are no guarantees, Illinois law states that consumers who had their facial geometries illegally collected could be owed as much as $5,000 per violation.
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