Category: GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation

OneTrust releases first free assessment tool for the new California privacy law

Just when you thought you had a sense of how to deal with the European Union’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), which went into effect on May 25, along comes the newly enacted California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Like GDPR,...

/ July 17, 2018

TrustArc Survey: Most US, EU companies will comply with GDPR by year’s end

Almost two months after the launch of the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), nearly three-quarters of US and European companies say they will be compliant by year’s end — but only 20 percent believe they are now. So says “GDPR...

/ July 13, 2018

Despite marketers’ optimism about new privacy laws, massive data breaches continue to rock consumers’ trust

With the enactment of new data privacy laws comes the expectation that consumer privacy will be better maintained. But will the new rules help stem the seemingly endless reports of data breaches? I talked to some marketers who are hoping...

/ July 6, 2018

SMX Advanced recap: Audience targeting in a privacy-centric world

Here is a recap of SMX Advanced session Audience Targeting In A Privacy-Centric World.   The speakers shared new developments in audience targeting and how tracking changes will affect the way you use audience targeting and remarketing. Jillian Nagle, Red Ventures Jill...

/ July 4, 2018

Post-GDPR, Purch points to 70 percent consent rates and the sweet spot for contextual targeting

Both user consent for data-based ad targeting and contextual advertising for non-data-based targeting may be gaining new life following the launch in May of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Some adtech observers have contended that contextual advertising can take the...

/ July 3, 2018

California lawmakers approve highly contested new data privacy rules, staving off a November ballot initaitve

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill Thursday that will give residents of that state the highest level of data privacy protection in the nation. The California Consumer Privacy Act gives consumers an array of new rights, including the right...

/ July 2, 2018

Now that GDPR is here, what do US companies do if they have a breach?

With a record number of data breaches last year and a steady stream of new revelations about the misuse of data, you may think you’ve heard everything there is to know about data breaches. You’d be wrong. Now, with the General...

/ June 29, 2018

Survey: 58% will share personal data under the right circumstances

Another day, another survey on consumer privacy. And like many of the others, a new survey (.pdf) from Acxiom and trade group DMA seeks to put a positive spin on mixed results. The big takeaway is that most US consumers...

/ June 20, 2018

MarTech Landscape: What is a consent management platform (CMP)?

If there was a contest for the most important word over the last year of marketing and advertising, my money would be on “consent.” The key driver, of course, is the value of that term in the newly implemented General...

/ June 18, 2018