TJ Maxx Shoppers Claim Arbitration Terms Were Buried

By Ben Kochman (January 25, 2021, 9:17 PM EST) -- T.J. Maxx shoppers have shot back at the retailer's bid to toss claims that it breached California's Consumer Privacy Act by sharing their data with a third-party software firm, arguing that the company buried arbitration terms in hard-to-find fine print on its website.

In court papers filed Friday, a proposed class claiming that T.J. Maxx breached California privacy law by sharing sales data with The Retail Equation — a software company that creates "risk scores" used to identify potentially fraudulent consumer returns — argued that the department store chain did not give customers adequate notice of an arbitration provision it has...

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