Bezeq - Immediate Report - Class action against Pelephone
Class Action against Pelephone
Tel Aviv, Israel – December 30, 2018 – Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication Corp., Ltd. (TASE: BEZQ), announced today that the Company received notice from its subsidiary, Pelephone Communications Ltd. (“Pelephone”) regarding a claim together with a class action certification motion that was filed against Pelephone in the Central District Court. The motion is submitted on grounds that Pelephone uses existing information in its possession regarding the location of its subscribers for its business needs and sends them text messages pertaining to the sale of services relevant to their location.
The petitioner asserts that the members of the class suffered non-monetary damage as a result of a violation of their autonomy, as well as cumulative damage of anguish and negative feelings when they discovered the tracking and use of the information. As stated in the motion, the class action amount is unknown.
Pelephone is studying the details of the claim and the class action certification motion and neither it nor the Company is able to evaluate their likelihood of success at the present stage.