Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Other Commercial
  • Entity Name: The Hershey Company
  • Street Address: 17033
  • City: Hershey
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Pennsylvania
  • Zip Code: 17033

Submitted By

  • Name: David Saunders
  • Title: Partner
  • Firm name (if different than entity): McDermott Will & Emery
  • Telephone Number: 312-803-8305
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Outside Legal Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 2214
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 1
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 09/03/2023-09/04/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 09/03/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • Other
    • If other, please specify: Phishing campaign
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Financial Account Number or Credit/Debit Card Number (in combination with security code, access code, password or PIN for the account)

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 12/01/2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Template Letters.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: 24 months; Experian; Credit check, credit monitoring, identity restoration