Old Navy Accused Of Illegally Tracking Website Visitors

Law360, New York (March 29, 2013, 3:39 PM EDT) -- Old Navy LLC secretly collected private information from Missouri Internet users who visited its website by installing tracking files on their computers, according to a putative class action removed Wednesday to Missouri federal court.

The clothing store's website downloaded seven browser cookies on each user's computer, and shared personal information with 15 third parties, who deposited 32 more cookies on the computers, according to the complaint, which names both Old Navy and its parent company, Gap Inc. The third parties also used these ID-linked cookies to...
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