Consumer Law

Lawsuit Alleges That Costco Shares Private Customer Information With Meta

Costco is being accused of violating state and federal law by sharing the private healthcare information of millions of Americans with Facebook-parent Meta without their consent, according to a lawsuit filed Friday.

The warehouse club embedded Meta Platforms, Inc.’s Pixel Code, an analytical tool that tracks visitor’s activities, on its website, which allowed it to share “Pharmacy patients’ highly sensitive Personal Health Information and Personally Identifiable Information to third parties including Meta Platforms,” the suit stated.

Representatives for Costco and Meta have not immediately returned FOX Business’ request for comment.

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