Category: GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation

After GDPR, here come the Unintended Consequences

It’s not the wave you’re expecting that knocks you down when you’re body surfing in the ocean. It’s the waves you didn’t expect, behind that first wave. It’s the same with Unintended Consequences. And, given its complexity and scope, it’s...

/ May 25, 2018

Google to join IAB Europe’s Transparency and Consent Framework

Google will soon join the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Europe’s Transparency and Consent Framework, the company confirmed Tuesday — just three days before the May 25 deadline for enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The news was first...

/ May 24, 2018

Quantcast, Smaato release tools in support of the IAB Framework for GDPR

With GDPR-Day arriving in less than two weeks, ad tech vendors are beginning to launch consent mechanisms that conform to the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s (IAB) recently announced Transparency and Consent Framework. This week, measurement/analytics firm Quantcast is out with a...

/ May 16, 2018

As GDPR approaches, marketers are moving away from their reliance on third-party data

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) soon to be in full force, marketers are looking to move away from their reliance on third-party data. GDPR is a set of sweeping rules that govern the handling of European Union users’...

/ May 10, 2018

Four publisher groups to Google: Your GDPR proposal ‘severely falls short’

In March, Google issued some indications of how it intends to comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), going into effect in about a month. Now, four major publisher trade groups have released a five-page joint letter to...

/ May 1, 2018

Twitter updates TOS and privacy policy to comply with GDPR

Twitter announced changes to its terms of service (TOS) and privacy policy in a blog post Tuesday morning. The post, titled “Continuing Our Commitments to Privacy & Transparency,” comes in advance of the May 25, 2018, deadline for complying with...

/ April 25, 2018

Segment employs its hub position to implement GDPR deletion or suppression requests

Segment acts as a universal API, connecting more than 200 marketing and analytical tools to its client companies so they don’t need to do all that integration. As part of its interconnection service, it offers a customer data platform that...

/ April 25, 2018

WFA to brands: Go beyond GDPR for online data transparency

The World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) has issued a manifesto calling for brands to put their customers first when processing data. The global group issued its plea today, a little over a month before the compliance deadline for the General...

/ April 23, 2018

Facebook to change terms of service for members outside Europe ahead of GDPR

Facebook will change the way it administers its terms of service (TOS) for 1.5 million users in Africa, Asia, Australia and Latin America, the company confirmed today. Though users in those territories previously agreed to TOS dictated by the company’s...

/ April 20, 2018