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Selligent Marketing Cloud Unveils Consumer Information Management Tool for Privacy Regulation Preparedness

Global B2C marketing automation company Selligent Marketing Cloud (Selligent) announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind Consumer Information Management tool that provides brands with a self-service interface to support consumer privacy regulations. Available to Selligent Marketing Cloud clients, the tool makes it easy for clients to adhere to consumers’ data privacy requests from collection or removal of personal information to unsubscribing to communications all in a few clicks. Currently supporting brands for General…

Shred-it GDPR Compliance Survey of UK SMEs Reflects Positive Understanding but Highlights Key Areas of Concern Under the Surface

A recent survey commissioned by Shred-it, one of the UK's leading information security companies and a Stericycle solution, has revealed a positive understanding and engagement with the principles of GDPR among SMEs on its first anniversary. The findings show that 72% of UK SMEs report being 'very aware' of its requirements. However, 60% reported that the recent changes to data protection have had a 'slight' or 'no' impact on their business, while 8% did not know. The figures highlight a possible cosmetic understanding of…

TechBytes with Mika Javanainen, VP of Product Marketing at M-Files

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at M-Files. As a VP of Product Marketing, I lead a team that focuses on different product marketing activities at M-Files: product positioning, value proposition and customer communications. My team also employs subject-matter experts for different processes and industries. They work closely with product development, marketing and customer success teams to ensure that we address the specific customer needs for various industries and their respective regulations.…

SurveyMonkey Advances Cloud Operations in Europe for Enterprise Customers with Launch of Data Centre

74% of UK Residents Care That Their Data Is Stored in the European Union, According to SurveyMonkey’s Latest Research on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) SurveyMonkey, a leading global survey software company, announced it has launched a European data centre that will be available this month to new enterprise customers. The public cloud infrastructure enables SurveyMonkey to host data locally for customers located or doing business in the region, an important priority for European organisations.…

GDPR Roundtable Part I: Ensure Data Privacy with Big Data, Blockchain and Collaboration

This is Part One of the GDPR Roundtable Today, it's GDPR's first anniversary. In one year of its flourish, we have interviewed hundreds of experts and business leaders on GDPR. The insights on GDPR Compliance and strategies to meet customer demands proved beneficial to our readers and Martech community. Recently, we sat with 30+ GDPR speakers who narrated their experience in a Post-GDPR phase using Blockchain and AI capabilities. The GDPR ROUNDTABLE features experts from various realms of the business community and…

Io-Tahoe Integrates with OneTrust and Joins Data Discovery Partner Program

Io-Tahoe, a pioneer in Smart Data Discovery and AI-Driven Data Catalog products, in its efforts to continue to transform the data discovery market, announced its membership in the OneTrust Data Discovery Partner Program. Io-Tahoe's integration with OneTrust will help customers populate the results of data discovery scans into the OneTrust Data Inventory & Mapping solution and trigger additional privacy workflows to maintain up-to-date records of processing. OneTrust is the largest and most widely used dedicated privacy…

GDPR Compliance: Decoding The Mood A Year Later

It’s been a year since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, which promised to crack down on internet privacy issues facing EU consumers. The landmark legislation made headlines for not only broadening the definition of “personal information” to include a user’s cookies, but for the crippling fines that would hit non-compliers. Failure to meet GDPR standards would result in a penalty of up to 4% of company global turnover or €20 million (whichever is greater), or the greater of 2% or €10 million…

Consumers aren’t as Inspired as Marketers About GDPR Principles and Data Privacy Laws

GDPR One Year On: Latest Survey Shows Consumer Awareness around Data Use is Very Low about GDPR Principles  Marketing teams may have managed to surf the turf with EU's GDPR Principles in the first year. As we inch toward the first GDPR anniversary, market analysts and Data Privacy trend watchers are constantly churning data on GDPR impact. They provide insights on how GDPR transformed the data industry globally -for businesses and for consumers. In an interesting data research on GDPR Principles, Ogury found that less…

Multi-Touch Attribution Is Dead: Measured Launches Cross-Channel Incrementality Measurement for Marketers

Industry Veterans from Visual IQ, Conversion Logic and MarketShare Build Next Generation Cross-Channel Marketing Measurement After two years of refining its technology, building its team and delivering insights for early customers, Measured has officially exited stealth to launch its cross-channel incrementality measurement and decisioning platform. Multi-touch attribution is dead. Measured exits stealth to launch cross-channel incrementality measurement for marketers. Stop wasting ad money and make better decisions!…

GDPR Turns One: the Data Ecosystem Has Reached a New Level of Maturity

A new regulatory change isn't something many of us get excited about – unless you're a legal geek, or an attorney expecting a flurry of new business opportunities. Marketers, advertisers and tech providers alike, we all had to get our houses in order. But we have successfully made that investment, and it is paying off. Today's global data ecosystem is a more transparent, consumer-centric space than it was before GDPR. GDPR Should Be Seen as a Necessary Investment  We need to be honest with ourselves: the race to…

Marking GDPR Anniversary, nCipher Survey Reveals Americans’ Data Privacy Attitudes

Research Shows Personal Data Privacy Is Hot-Button Issue in America, Where Distrust Runs High The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect in the European Union a year ago this month. GDPR, which gives EU citizens more control over their personal data by mandating how businesses must handle that information, has attracted great interest around the world. In addition, it has inspired government officials elsewhere in the world to develop laws addressing consumer data privacy concerns. 1 year on, how has…

OneTrust Launches Policy and Notice Management Solution to Centrally Manage and Update GDPR and CCPA Privacy Policies & Disclosures

Manage, Update and Audit Multiple Policies and Notices on Websites and Mobile Applications from a Single Dashboard with Onetrust Policy and Notice Management Solution PrivacyTech, the largest user conference dedicated to privacy technology, OneTrust launched OneTrust Policy and Notice Management to manage, update and audit multiple privacy policies and notices from a single dashboard. As a part of the OneTrust Privacy User Experience suite, OneTrust Policy and Notice Management helps companies comply with the GDPR's…

Advanced Content Marketing: How On-Page Insights Are Bringing Power Back to The Publishers

When GDPR forced our entire industry to take a closer look at how we capture, store and leverage user data, Content Marketing predictions for how we’d move forward were dire. Nearly a year later though, there are signs that publishers’ efforts to develop innovative, cookie-lite (or cookie-less) ad businesses are starting to drive some growth in Content Marketing. In a marketplace where consumer data protection initiatives limit third-party cookie access and increase browser restrictions, the data publishers can share…

iPinYou Took the Lead in Construction of Big Data Security Systems

Recently, the AI marketing solutions provider iPinYou has passed the highest level of national information security assessment in China. The assessment aims to promote industry standards for big data system construction and collaboration. This national recognition marks an important step for iPinYou in the efforts of establishing a comprehensive data security system, which has become an increasingly crucial link in AI driven marketing solutions. As a milestone in data protection endeavor, the EU General Data Protection…

DataGrail Research Reveals 70% of Privacy Professionals Agree Their Systems Will Not Support New Privacy Regulations

Thousands of Manual Processes Increase Risk of Human Error, Strain Productivity; Half of Companies Missed GDPR Compliance Deadline--Most Plan New Hires for Regulations DataGrail, the privacy management platform purpose-built for the European (GDPR), Californian (CCPA) and impending privacy regulations, announced the publication of "The Age of Privacy: The Cost of Continuous Compliance." The report benchmarks the operational impact of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer…

MarTech Interview with Uzair Dada, CEO, atEvent

"Companies are looking to make events a part of their digital integrated marketing strategy to accelerate their sales velocity, track attribution and prove ROI." Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to be a part of atEvent? 18 years ago I started a demand generation agency, with the sole purpose to help large technology companies go to market. Over the years we found that a big pain point for our customers came from the event space, where they spent an inordinate amount of money going to…

The Three Promises Every Marketer Must Make

We’re moving into a golden era for marketing. Post-GDPR, organizations have finally shifted away from the use of third-party data and are focusing their efforts on engaging customers who have actively consented to sharing their personal information. This higher quality data means marketers have better customer insights and can deliver easier, relevant and more all-round exceptional experiences. However, in return, there are significantly higher expectations from consumers that marketers will use the information they…

MarTech Interview with Christian Sauer, Founder, Webtrekk

"In order to prepare for and master the Data Science Economy, it is crucial that companies collect data about anything relevant for their daily business." Tell us about your role and journey into Marketing Technology. And what inspired you to start Webtrekk? I initially gained my first professional experience in the banking and consulting sector, before I founded an edutainment website for children in the year 2000. But as a business economist my biggest interest always lay in the field of economy trends. With the…

MarTech Interview with Juliette Rizkallah, CMO, SailPoint

"Along with the rise of Marketing Technology, people are using that data to blast users with targeted messages on a daily or even an hourly basis." Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to start at SailPoint? I began my career as a strategy consultant with a passion for business and finance. After graduating from Harvard Business School, I moved to San Francisco and spent two years at Bain & Company. I then realized that the best way to stay in the Bay Area was to get into the high-tech…

Why Brands Should Take a Second Look at Second-Party Data

Did you know that 85% of retailers and brands will have second-party data integrated into their overall marketing strategy within twelve months.  The new crop of DTC brands have relied heavily on social media platforms to attract and engage new customers, especially as the influencer industry seems to have reached peak levels. While there’s no denying that these platforms help boost brand recognition, there can be downsides. Platforms can be costly, not to mention that they act as a “middleman” for your brand, rather than…