Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Other Commercial
  • Entity Name: Bell Flavors and Fragrances, Inc.
  • Street Address: 500 Academy Drive
  • City: Northbrook
  • State, or Country if outside the US: IL
  • Zip Code: 60062

Submitted By

  • Name: Phillip Gordon
  • Title: Shareholder
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Littler Mendelson, P.C.
  • Telephone Number: 303-362-2858
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Outside Attorney

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 1768
  • 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: 07/26/2023 -- 07/30/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 07/30/2023
  • 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: 12/06/2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Bell -- Template 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: Individuals were provided 24 months of Membership in NortonLifeLock’s “LifeLock Defender™ Preferred” product, which provides credit monitoring, fraud detection tools, dark web monitoring, identity restoration services and other benefits