Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Gibson Overseas, Inc., regarding its recent data breach. The Gibson Homewares data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undisclosed number of individuals.
ABOUT GIBSON OVERSEAS, INC.:
Gibson Homewares is a tabletop and housewares manufacturer that specializes in making dining, cooking, and food storage products. Gibson Homewares is also known for their ceramics manufacturing process and association with well-known brands. Founded in 1979, Gibson Homewares has since grown to employ over 450 individuals. Headquartered in Commerce, California, Gibson Homewares products can be found in retail stores across the United States.
Recently, Gibson Homewares discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Gibson Homewares determined that an unauthorized actor may have gained access to and acquired this sensitive information on March 25, 2022. On August 3, 2022, Gibson Homewares began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
If you received a breach notification letter from Gibson Homewares:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you were impacted by the Gibson Homewares data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by Gibson Overseas, Inc.;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.