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DAA Begins Onboarding Companies to Use CCPA Opt-Out Tools

Web- and App-Based Tools Now Available for Onboarding by Publishers, Brands, Agencies, Adtech Providers; Tools to Go Live on January 1st The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) officially launched the onboarding process for companies across the digital advertising supply chain to use its California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Opt-Out Tools. The DAA's CCPA Opt-Out Tools provide consumers a clear and recognizable mechanism to express cross-industry choices around the sale of their personal information.1 "The digital…

Digital Advertising Alliance Announces CCPA Tools for Ad Industry

Web and App-Based Tools Will Provide CCPA Opt-Out Mechanisms Giving Users Cross-Industry Control Over Sale of Personal Information The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) announced cross-industry tools for publishers, brands, agencies and adtech in the digital advertising supply chain to provide consumers a clear and recognizable mechanism to opt out under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The DAA guidance calls for web and app publishers to display a CCPA-mandated text link and a unique icon to California…

WiFi Dreaming: App Publishers Amend Privacy Practices

The Digital Advertising Accountability Program released the results of two reviews of popular mobile apps that allowed ad tech companies to collect device and behavioral data from their users without first meeting industry privacy standards. Both companies, WiFi Map LLC and Ipnos Software Inc., eagerly adopted the Accountability Program's recommendations and came into compliance with the Digital Advertising Alliance's Self-Regulatory Principles. The BBB National Programs' Accountability Program examines popular mobile…

DAA Announces Enforcement Deadline for ‘Political Ad’ Guidelines and Transparency Icon

Guidelines Take Effect November 1st; Enforcement Starts January 1, 2020 by Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) and Association of National Advertisers (ANA) The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) announced the timeline for enforcement of its new transparency guidelines for political advertisers, including use of the "Political Ad" icon. The new guidelines will become effective on November 1, 2019, and enforcement of compliance will begin on January 1, 2020. The independent enforcement program will be run by the…

GroundTruth Names Chris Yamaoka Chief Privacy Officer

GroundTruth, the leading location platform for driving visits, announced the appointment of Christopher Yamaoka to the role of Chief Privacy Officer. Yamaoka, who has spent the past four plus years at GroundTruth, will continue to oversee the company's global legal affairs as General Counsel, in addition to his new responsibilities as Chief Privacy Officer. In his expanded role, Yamaoka will ensure the company's privacy practices continue to meet both existing and new laws, regulations, and industry…

First 100 Actions: Most Companies Fixed Data Privacy Issues When Challenged, Says BBB

Record Shows Nearly Total Compliance with Industry's Adchoices Program; Two New Cases Issued on Web Publishers The first 100 public actions addressing digital privacy related to interest-based advertising show the willingness of digital advertisers and publishers to comply with self-regulatory standards. When challenged, the vast majority of companies cooperated and made the recommended changes to their policies and practices, according to a retrospective report released today by the BBB's Online Interest-Based…

TrustArc Platform Enhancements Address Growing Need for Marketing Compliance Solutions

Updates Further Advance TrustArc Leadership as the Industry's Only End-to-End Solution to Manage Digital Marketing Privacy Compliance for GDPR, CCPA and Other Global Regulations TrustArc, the leading privacy compliance management company, announced a major expansion of their industry leading privacy platform to address a growing need to meet marketing compliance requirements for GDPR, CCPA, and other regulations. The requirements include managing behavioral advertising notices, consent preferences, website monitoring, and…

MarTech Privacy Debate Should Focus on Solutions that Work

This is likely to be an active fall for privacy issues, with California’s legislature considering a law that would dramatically disrupt digital advertising by changing how companies can collect information, the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee holding a hearing, and the European Union advancing the controversial implementation of broad new regulations. The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) has always welcomed an open dialogue with policymakers around the best way to create a positive digital advertising…