Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Rockler Companies, Inc. regarding its recent data breach. The Rockler Companies data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to more than 8,600 individuals.
ABOUT ROCKLER COMPANIES, INC.:
Rockler Companies is a hardware and woodworking distributor that specializes in providing hand tools and basic parts for home improvement projects. Founded in 1954, Rockler Companies began as a small-order business catering to specialty woodworkers. Over time, Rockler Companies has expanded by establishing a multitude of brick-and-mortar stores and a significant online presence. Today, Rockler Companies operates stores in 26 states and sells everything from lumber and finishing products to screws and hand saws. Headquartered in Medina, Minnesota, Rockler Companies employs over 500 individuals.
On or about May 13, 2022, Rockler Companies 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, Rockler Companies determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between May 13 and May 16, 2022. On February 17, 2023, Rockler Companies began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Financial information (e.g., account number, credit or debit card number)
If you received a breach notification letter from Rockler Companies:
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 Rockler Companies 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 any free credit monitoring services provided by Rockler Companies, 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.