Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Other Commercial
  • Entity Name: Andrews McMeel Universal
  • Street Address: 1130 Walnut St.
  • City: Kansas City
  • State, or Country if outside the US: MO
  • Zip Code: 64106

Submitted By

  • Name: Donna Maddux
  • Title: Partner
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Constangy Books Smith & Prophete LLP
  • Telephone Number: 5033126251
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Attorney

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 1267
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 5
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 11/17/2022
  • Date Breach Discovered: 01/04/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Social Security Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 01/25/2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: AMU - Regulatory Notification Packet (ME).pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications:
  • Were identity theft protection services offered: Yes
  • If yes, please provide the duration, the provider of the service and a brief description of the service: IDX, credit monitoring, 12 months