LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — Coachella promoter Goldenvoice has confirmed recent news reports that a recent hack that exposed information for customers for their wildly popular Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals.
In a statement released to the press, a rep for Goldenvoice said:
"From September 2016 to February 2017, an unauthorized third-party gained access to certain information collected in connection with the 2016 Coachella Music and Arts Festival and 2016 Stagecoach: California's Country Music Festival, and through the Coachella.com website. Upon learning of the intrusion, the company immediately opened an investigation, notified law enforcement and engaged a leading forensic IT firm to remediate the security incident.
"Based on the investigation, Goldenvoice has determined that the intruder may have accessed the personal information of some customers, including some combination of their first and last names; Coachella.com usernames; email addresses; birth dates; phone numbers (if provided); mailing addresses; and driver's license numbers, passport numbers, or other ID that may have been used to claim wristbands in person at one of the festivals."
To address the situation, Goldenvoice said that have provided notice to individuals affected by the intrusion and are offering one year of complimentary identity protection services to certain impacted individuals. Information on how to access this service if you were one of the affected punters can be found at www.goldenvoice.com. – Staff Writers