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It’s Time for Brands to Be Good Guys in the Consumer Data Privacy Relationship

Consumers are starting to understand the value of their digital data, and it’s time for brands to step up and be the good guys of privacy and data rights. The average citizen is becoming aware that their digital identity is used for targeted advertising. They are beginning to understand the value exchange between the companies collecting their data and the companies buying their data. They’re also realizing, after high-profile data breaches and data misuse like Cambridge Analytica, that they’re not in control of that…

The Better Ethics and Consumer Outcomes Network (BEACON) Partners with Crownpeak to Introduce “Trust and Consent Framework” Championing…

The partnership will bring custom privacy solutions to enterprise companies, ensuring compliance as it applies to consumer data collection following GDPR and CCPA regulations, while also improving the consumer experience The Better Ethics and Consumer Outcomes Network (BEACON) announced today a timely new partnership with Crownpeak, a global leader in privacy and digital governance management, introducing its “Trust and Consent Framework by BEACON.” This new data privacy compliance solution was custom-built for enterprise…

PeerLogix Awarded Second US Patent That Enables Advertising, Tracking and Analysis of Over-the-Top Consumer Data and Households

PeerLogix, Inc., the established standard for tracking non-subscription based Over-the-Top (“OTT”) engagement data, announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent application No. 14/219,828 that allows PeerLogix to track and collect data on streaming and downloading internet content such as movies, television series and music. The audience activity data can be aggregated and catalogued in any way relevant to making determinations on user interest. The patent is the second granted to the Company, which…

Global DMARC Adoption Report Reveals Nearly 80 Percent of Companies Leave Consumer Data Vulnerable

Study conducted by 250ok analyzed DMARC implementation across 25,700 domains in 10 sectors 250ok, an Indianapolis-based email intelligence platform, released their report, Global DMARC Adoption 2019, revealing 79.7% of all domains analyzed have no DMARC policy in place. By implementing DMARC, brands lower the odds of their domains being spoofed and used for phishing attacks on recipients. The result of a domain not implementing any form of DMARC policy is exposing its recipients to possible phishing attacks and,…

Neustar and Freckle Partner to Provide Marketers with Actionable Privacy-Compliant, First Party Consumer Data

Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services and the leader in customer intelligence, trusted customer identity and marketing analytics solutions for Fortune 500 brands, and Freckle, a leader in privacy-compliant data and offline media measurement, announced they will make Freckle’s first-party data available in the Neustar Identity Data Management Platform (Identity DMP) for advanced audience planning and activation. Relevant and personalized experiences are in high demand. With the Neustar…

Jebbit’s Newest Consumer Data Trust Index Indicates Declining Trust in World’s Leading Brands

Recent Survey Shows Broad Support for Data Privacy Legislation as Consumers Remain Leery of Brands Requesting Too Much Information Jebbit, the world’s leading declared data platform, announced the release of their most recent Consumer Data Trust Index, a report surveying consumer trust in 100 of the world’s leading public-facing companies. Adult consumers from the United States were asked to rate, on a scale of one to ten, their level of trust in brands to use their personal data in exchange for more relevant offers,…

SRAX Joins Big Tech Leaders and Interactive Advertising Bureau to Assist Government Officials Making State and National-Level Policy Changes…

California State Capital is First Stop in Making Changes that will Impact Ad Agencies, Brands and Consumers Across the Board Social Reality, Inc., a digital marketing and consumer data management technology company, announces its involvement with the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and some of the biggest leaders in tech, including Hulu, NBC Universal, iHeartMedia, and more, to work with government officials as they consider state and national-level privacy legislation that will impact consumers, brands and ad…

California Becomes First State to Strengthen Consumer Data Privacy Protections

Common Sense Sponsors Bill as Part of Broader Effort to Improve Digital Well-Being for Kids and Families The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 was signed into law recently, guaranteeing new data privacy rights for the state's 40 million consumers, with kids under 16 winning extra protections. The legislation, AB 375, was authored by Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Monterey Park), Senator Robert Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys), and Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa), and was sponsored by Common Sense. Although several states are…

Rakuten Marketing Whitepaper – Avoiding Data Breaches: Understanding What Constitutes a Consumer Data Breach Under GDPR

This Rakuten Marketing Whitepaper Is the Latest in a Series of Industry Expert Thought-Leadership Content With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) deadline behind us, US brands are now under the gun and those uninformed and/or unprepared face real business risk. At the very root of GDPR is a drive to protect consumer data and drive more meaningful, authentic marketing experiences for online shoppers. Rakuten Marketing, a leading technology company that enables brands to increase sales through data-driven…

Building Better Data Management Practices Against Consumer Privacy Concerns

In the age of Brexit, GDPR and Cambridge Analytica scandals, CMOs are finding it harder to navigate effective data management, especially as consumer privacy concerns continue to grow. In fact, some CMOs say their businesses are losing millions of dollars every year due to poor data handling skills, a new survey revealed. Silverbullet’s new report Whose data is it anyway? How UK marketers navigate data management as consumer privacy concerns grow, surveyed 100 UK CMOs and a wealth of consumers to uncover the ongoing…

GoodData Delivers Out-of-the-Box Compliance with California Consumer Privacy Act

Analytics Platform Built With Security, Privacy by Design, Readies Companies for Changing Regulatory Landscape GoodData, a leader in end-to-end analytics solutions, announced today that its data analytics platform now provides immediate compliance with the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), considered the most stringent consumer data privacy act in the United States. The CCPA, effective January 1, 2020, impacts more than 500,000 companies nationwide that conduct business in California and meet certain revenue or…

Adjust Data Shows Consumers Give Mobile A Lot Of Love On Valentine’s Day

Adjust data reveals insights into how consumers use mobile phones to celebrate Valentine’s Day, as sessions peak on the 14th across verticals — from Food and Drink to Gaming  With Valentine’s Day coming up this week, many might be thinking a little more eagerly about how to find the perfect partner. But the holiday isn’t just about Dating apps. Planning for February 14 — from what gifts to buy to booking a ride to your restaurant or rendezvous — are actions (and conversions) that increasingly happen on mobile. Marketing…

VinSolutions Reveals New Capabilities to Better Personalize the Consumer Journey by Unlocking Data Potential

VinSolutions is introducing new personalization capabilities at NADA 2020 that will help dealers unlock data potential to help win customers and drive brand loyalty like never before. As technology adoption increases across industries and generations, consumers have developed a taste for personalization. The car buying journey is no exception, and with much of it being spent online, dealers are presented with an opportunity to harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to make valuable connections through a…

The Rise of Data as King in Advertising: How Marketing KPIs and Metrics Are Helping Brands Enhance Their Consumer Interactions

It’s been 25 years since the birth of digital advertising when a US telecom behemoth took out the now-iconic “You Will” banner ad on HotWired.com. The campaign’s enormous success triggered a revolution in the advertisement industry, changing the way brands communicate with their audiences. But with the popularity of any medium comes the over-saturation of the same. Back in 1994, AT&T’s simple advertisement registered click-through rates as high as 70%, an outstanding achievement compared to the current situation where…

Gimbal Launches LocationChoices, Giving Consumers Increased Control Over Their Location Data

Gimbal announced the launch of LocationChoices, a mobile app that gives consumers increased control over their location data. The program was launched to inform and educate consumers about the data they produce and allow them to opt out of potential use cases they were unaware of. While increasing government regulations like GDPR and CCPA provide broad consumer protections, the sensitivities of location data require more nuanced controls for consumers to decide if and how that data is used.…

CES 2020 Survey by CITE Research/Dassault Systèmes: Consumers Want Personalized Products but Won’t Wait for Them and Expect a Cost Benefit…

Personalization in Healthcare, Prioritized Over Other Categories, Will Require AI, 5G and Home Assistant Technologies to Achieve, According to Respondents Dassault Systèmes revealed that younger consumers are leading the push for personalization that improves products and services, quality of life and personal safety, and are more willing to pay and share their data to get it. The findings came from a survey of citizens representing the demographics of adults in the U.S., China and France that was conducted in partnership…

BlueConic Raises $13 Million Series B to Further Expand Its Global Footprint As the Preeminent Customer Data Platform of the Consumer…

Spring Lake Equity Partners Leads New Round of Funding to Fuel the Company’s Growth in Increasing Its Capacity to Meet Marketers’ Escalating Demand for First-Party Data Liberation BlueConic, the world’s leading pure-play customer data platform (CDP), announced it has closed a $13M Series B funding round led by new investor Spring Lake Equity Partners with contributions from existing investor Sigma Prime Ventures, as well as angel investors. Growing from an estimated $1B in 2019, spending on CDPs is projected to be in the…

sparks & honey Explores How Precision Data Will Disrupt Business & Culture in New Report: Precision Consumer 2030

Created in Partnership with the World Economic Forum, The Report Offers Business Critical Considerations for Today’s C-Suite, Investigating the Tensions Between Science and Consumer Demand In its latest report, sparks & honey, Omnicom’s pioneering cultural consultancy, is diving into another transformative area of culture that is on track to disrupt nearly every industry over the next decade: precision data. Launched today, Precision Consumer 2030 explores the many ways in which precision technologies and data - and the…

Rakuten Marketing Data Breaks down Consumer Habits During the First Holiday Shopping Events of the Season

Larger Purchases Made on Single’s Day and a Higher Frequency of Orders During Click Frenzy Rakuten Marketing have released findings from data collected on Single’s Day and Click Frenzy which for the first time ever, fell over three consecutive days (Nov 11 - 13). Pulled from Rakuten Marketing’s award-winning affiliate network, the data reveals that the new back-to-back shopping format did not stop consumers from spending, with record breaking sales recorded by both Alibaba and Click Frenzy. Within the Rakuten Marketing…

KERV Video Data Enhances Personalization & Consumer Experience

Unique object tagging provides breakthrough commerce opportunities KERV Interactive, a multi-award-winning interactive video company revolutionizing the performance of digital advertising with its patented technology, has enhanced its 1st party data and object tagging features to allow for quick analysis, organization, and collection of unique products or object level data in interactive videos. Marketing Technology News: TapClicks Launches Global Partner Program to Strengthen Ecosystem of AdTech and MarTech Integrations…