Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Other Commercial
  • Entity Name: Ace Hardware Corporation
  • Street Address: 2915 Jorie Blvd.
  • City: Oak Brook
  • State, or Country if outside the US: United States
  • Zip Code: 60523

Submitted By

  • Name: Justine Phillips
  • Title: Partner
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Baker McKenzie LLP
  • Telephone Number: 7608223766
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: External counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 7295
  • 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: 10/27/2023 - 10/29/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 03/13/2024
  • 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: 04/01/2024
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Sample Individual Notice.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: Experian, 12-months, one bureau monitoring