Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
WW International Inc.
Penalty: 
$1,500,000
Year: 
2022
Date: 
March 4, 2022
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
privacy violation
Violation Description: 

The Department of Justice, together with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), announced that the government entered into an agreement with Kurbo Inc. and its parent company, WW International Inc. (formerly Weight Watchers International Inc.) and will collect $1.5 million in civil penalties from defendants as part of a settlement to resolve allegations that they violated the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA Rule) in connection with their weight management service for children, Kurbo by WW.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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Parent company note: 
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