Specifically, guests who have made bookings with the company’s Starwood properties on or before 10th September 2018 may have had sensitive information—including names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, passport numbers, credit card numbers and other identifying information—compromised. Brands impacted include:
Marriot has reported the incident to law enforcement officials and an investigation is ongoing. The company has already begun emailing affected guests and has set up a website and call centre to answer customer questions.
In addition, Marriot is offering its guests one year of WebWatcher free of charge. WebWatcher is a service that monitors internet sites where personal information is shared, and it generates an alert if evidence of the consumer’s personal information is found. Click here to begin the enrolment process.
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