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Zuant Sets the Standard for Mobile Contact Data Compliance with Launch of Zuant Vault

Zuant Vault Is a Secure Datastore That Lives in the Cloud Zuant, the award-winning mobile lead capture cloud solution announces the launch of Zuant Vault for guaranteed mobile customer data compliance. In a world focused on security and privacy issues, Zuant Vault provides precise control and management of contact data to meet the most stringent regulations such as GDPR. Zuant will host a 30 minute webinar on February 6, at 12pm to demo Vault and answer audience questions. Zuant CEO, Peter Gillett, warns,…

New Research Reveals Consumer Perceptions of Personal Privacy and Data

Study from Blis Shows 60% of US Consumers Are Willing to Share or Sell Their Personal Data Blis, the global pioneer in advanced location data technology, announced the launch of a new research report titled The Currency of Data: Quantifying the Value of Consumer Information in 2019, which uncovered how Americans feel about their personal data and how willing they are to share it. The study finds that consumer awareness of their personal data is growing, and, as a result, it is critical that marketers not only abide by…

How Publishers and Platforms Can Put Privacy First

The Interactive Advertising Bureau has just gone on the record in favor of Federal privacy regulations, and with the looming ePrivacy Regulation and the California Consumer Privacy Act, it’s clear that scrutiny around data usage and privacy is only getting louder. It’s not just the looming ePrivacy Regulation or the California Consumer Privacy Act — the digital ad industry is facing a whole new paradigm around the collection and management of customer data, one that’s forcing platforms and publishers to put privacy first…

Privacy Law Discussions: Who’s Leading The Way?

Business and consumers continue to discuss privacy regulations and legislation. Data breaches, data vulnerabilities, and compromised private information is released in the news almost daily. Legislation has recently been proposed for individual states regarding data privacy regulations head-on. Most recently, Virginia, Vermont, Colorado, and New Jersey have all introduced related-privacy regulations. California recently set themselves apart in the privacy space with the adoption of the California Consumer Privacy Act …

The Top Hidden Privacy Dangers

Now more than ever before, “big data” is a term that is widely used by businesses and consumers alike. Consumers have begun to better understand how their data is being used, but many fail to realize the hidden dangers in everyday technology. From smartphones and smart TVs to location services and speech capabilities, often times user data is stored without your knowledge.  Here are some of the most common yet hidden privacy dangers facing consumers today: Geo-Location Geo-Location can be convenient, especially when you’re…

CompliancePoint Announces New White Paper on Data Breach Security Measures

White Paper Shows How System Patching & Vulnerability/Penetration Testing Can Help with Prevention CompliancePoint, a leading provider of information security and risk management services focused on privacy, data security, compliance and vendor risk management, announced a new white paper focused on methods such as system patching and penetration testing used as best practices to prevent a data breach. Nearly a quarter of businesses say it would take them 60 days to detect a breach1; a recent analysis of breaches…

SheerID Expands Digital Verification Platform Enabling Marketers to Acquire Customers Across More Segments with Gated Offers

Self-Service Digital Verification Platform Simplifies the Creation and Management of Gated, Exclusive Offer Programs; Extends Reach to over 10 High-Value Target Segments SheerID, the market leader in digital verification technology for gated offers, announced a significant update to its digital verification platform to make it easier for marketers to acquire new customers with gated offers across a range of occupations, affiliations, or consumer life stages. Challenged with rising acquisition costs and interrupt-marketing…

Facebook Is Going the Extra Mile for User Data Security

Facebook Has Been Taking Massive Steps to Re-Strengthen Its Brand Reputation. Now, Facebook Wants Application Developers Subjected to a Stricter Application Review Process. Will Facebook Users Change Their Privacy Perceptions? As Facebook gets increasingly serious about user experience, they are now focusing on reviewing application developers. Facebook had earlier announced that they had issued an August 1, 2018 deadline to developers for re-submissions. Facebook wants to review applications to assess if they are meeting…

OneTrust Leads Global Privacy Management Software Market: Ovum Report

Independent Research Film Ovum Has Named Privacy Management Software Company OneTrust as a Leader in the Market It has been two months since the launch of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). While the risk of data breach still hangs in the air like the mythical Damocles’ Sword, many companies have chosen to minimize the risk by adopting privacy management solutions. In its recent report, Ovum, a leading analyst and research firm, has named OneTrust as a strategic leader in the global privacy…

The End of Brand Demolition

Imagine a world where it’s considered okay for salespeople to follow customers out of a store and trail them from shop to shop, perhaps into a café and then from the mall to their home. Then what if the sales rep continued popping up for the next month, asking about the dress the shopper had looked out. Pretty outrageous? However, that’s the status quo created by adtech online. This is not normal. This is not good customer service or the best use of our brightest brains. It’s grubby, irritating and often fraudulent, with…

Easy Data Portability Comes to Town With Google’s Data Transfer Project

Google, Along With Microsoft, Twitter, and Facebook, is Introducing the Open-source Data Transfer Project, Which Will Enable Consumers to Directly Transfer Their Data Between Services Tech giants Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Twitter have come together for Google’s ambitious Data Transfer Project. The open-source service allows users to directly transfer their data from one online service provider to another, seamlessly and hassle-free. Data Transfer Project builds on Google's on-going work for transferring data…

A Penny For Your Thoughts: Can Consumers Become The Benefactors Of Our Own Data?

Have you ever heard someone say, “A penny for your thoughts”? I hear the expression regularly, but no one has ever actually given me a penny for my thoughts – or my data, for that matter. We live in a world where data is king; and yet, we have very little control over how our personal data is used for the financial gain of those that collect it. In light of data breaches, privacy concerns, and recent General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in Europe, perhaps it’s time we take the ownership and monetization back into our…

Twiin Inc. Launches Avalon; Social Media App Prioritizes Privacy And Aims To Put Human Context Into Online Communication

Empower Yourself to Feel, Express, and Share More Deeply and Freely Without the Clutter and Noise of Today's Social Media Avalon, a new social networking app from Twiin Inc., is an evolutionary step forward with a more human, streamlined, and private way to communicate and connect online. Tapping into extensive research in the science of human responding and emotion, Avalon recreates real-time social feedback by modeling the real world experience of face-to-face sharing with a close contact. Unlike other social media…

PrivacyUX Dramatically Eases GDPR Transparency Compliance

Beautifully Formatted, Layered Privacy Notices Delivered to All Devices with No Technical Effort with PrivacyUX PrivacyCheq announced the immediate availability of PrivacyUX, its new GDPR privacy notice management and delivery service.  PrivacyUX allows enterprises and SMEs of any size to easily provide customers with world-class privacy notices, fostering the trusted, transparent relationship envisioned by the GDPR.  PrivacyUX is a subset of PrivacyCheq's venerated ConsentCheq consent management service, which has…

Brave and Townsquare Collaborate to Transform Ad-Blocking Traffic; Test Blockchain-Powered Digital Advertising

Brave and Townsquare Collaborate to Transform Ad-Blocking Traffic into a Revenue-Generating Venture and Test If Blockchain-Powered Digital Advertising Works Brave and Townsquare Media, Inc have agreed to join forces in order to re-engage users who use ad-blocking. The partnership involves combining Brave’s futuristic browser and Townsquare Media Inc’s music and entertainment portfolio. Brave’s browser capabilities include privacy innovation and a Blockchain based digital advertising platform which allows Townsquare to…

US Consumers Becoming More Open to Sharing Data: Acxiom Report

Joint Study by Acxiom and Data & Marketing Association Reveals Almost Half of American Consumers Feel More Comfortable With Data Exchange Than They Did Previously Acxiom, the data foundation for the world's best marketers, released a new report in partnership with the Data & Marketing Association (DMA), that found US consumers are becoming more open to engaging in data exchanges in return for better offers and services. The joint study, “Data Privacy: What the Consumer Really Thinks,” discovered nearly half of…

Customer Experience in the Age of GDPR: Privacy vs. Personalization

Moving beyond GDPR, privacy requirements will actually help to drive better customer experience as organizations will only be able to use relevant and up to date information to individualize customer experience. It will also require them to explain how individualization is made possible, and sell the value of it, creating better customer relationships based on transparency and trust. Compliance essentially boils down to organizations needing to gain a better understanding of what data they hold, why they hold it, how they…

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…

Really Simple Systems CRM Releases Final Phase of GDPR Compliance Tools

Really Simple Systems Announced Its Own Compliance With GDPR in September 2017 Leading CRM vendor, Really Simple Systems, has launched the final phase of its development to enable customer compliance with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This latest release provides a full suite of GDPR compliance tools with the Really Simple Systems' Marketing Module, enabling customers to collect, record and manage mailing consents. The product launch comes in the rush for organizations to comply with the…

GDPRmageddon is Here. But Artesian Solutions Tells B2B Sales Professionals, Opportunity Awaits

Artesian Solutions, the leading AI-powered B2B business intelligence and insight provider, today announced its commitment to helping its sales, relationship management, business development and customer success users comply with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), which came into effect on 25th May. May 25, 2018, felt like GDPRmageddon with The ICO website crashing, some international websites blocking EU visitors and Google and Facebook being accused of misconduct within hours of the regulations coming into…