TikTok users from the United States may be eligible to receive a portion of a settlement worth $92 million that settles an action class-action lawsuit regarding TikTok privacy concerns.

The class that is nationwide includes people who lives anywhere in the United States who used the TikTok app prior to October. 1st 2021. The Illinois Subclass consists from Illinois residents who have used the app prior to October. 1st, 2021.

In the TikTok privacy class action lawsuit alleged that the defendants wereof being TikTok Inc. previously named Musical.ly Inc.; ByteDance Inc.; Musical.ly, now called TikTok Ltd. and Beijing ByteDance Technology Co. Ltd. -of storing and using user’s personal data related to usage of this application without appropriate notice or consent in violation of federal and state law.

The most popular video-sharing application had 1.25 billion daily users on September according to CNBC.

The Court has not made a ruling against any side in this matter and the defendants have denied all accusations of misconduct.

Instead the parties have reached an agreement to reduce the cost and risks associated with bringing the matter to trial.

After the attorneys fees and other costs are taken out of the fund of settlement, the Class members who have filed a valid claim will be awarded an equal share of the remaining.

Illinois residents who utilized the application in Illinois to make videos could be eligible for the equivalent of six times more than non-Illinois residents due to specific claims within the suit filed by the group.

Class Members can only file one claim.

The final hearing for approval of the TikTok class action for privacy of data settlement is scheduled on May 18, 2022.

Anyone who wants to opt out of or oppose the settlement have to be done so by Jan. 31st 2022.

The deadline for filing claims is March 1st in 2022.

The class that is nationwide comprises people who lives within the United States who used the TikTok application prior to October. 1st, 2021.