Tim Hortons Offers Canadian Customers a Free Coffee and Pastry After Spying on Them Via App

Tim Hortons Offers Canadian Customers a Free Coffee and Pastry After Spying on Them Via App


The Canadian coffee, donut, and fast food chain Tim Hortons was recently accused of using its mobile app to collect “vast amounts of sensitive location data” in violation of Canadian privacy laws resulting in a class action lawsuit — which the company has offered to settle by giving those affected a free coffee and baked good worth less than $9.

The Verge reports that Tim Hortons, the popular Canadian fast food chain, was recently accused of collecting “vast amounts of sensitive location data” in violation of Canadian privacy laws. This resulted in multiple class action lawsuits, in which the company claims to have reached a proposed settlement.

(AFP)

To apologize for tracking users, recording their movements “every few minutes,” and collecting user data without permission,

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