Rodale Magazine Subscriber Class Action Settlement (Michigan Only)

Class Eligibility

Class Members of the magazine subscriber privacy settlement include anyone with a Michigan street address who purchased a subscription to a Rodale publication between July 1, 2009 and May 3, 2016. Rodale publications include the following magazines:

  • Bicycling
  • Men’s Health
  • Prevention
  • Running Times
  • Runner’s World
  • Women’s Health
  • Organic Life (formerly Organic Gardening)

Estimated Amount


The total amount will vary based on the number of valid claims

Proof of Purchase


Case Name

Coulter-Owens v. Rodale
Case No. 2:14-cv-12688
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Case Summary

According to the terms of the settlement Rodale violated Michigan’s Video Rental Privacy Act when they disclosed its customers’ magazine subscription information and subscription histories to third party marketing companies without having secured the consent of the consumers.

Settlement Pool





Magazine Subscriber Privacy Settlement

Settlement Administrator

P.O. Box 3207

Portland, OR 97208-3207