Category Archive: Compliance

Jun
11
2015

Connected Cars and Privacy: The Automobile Industry’s Push for Self-Regulation

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Leading up to the second annual IoT Privacy Summit on June 17th we’ll be featuring a series of blog posts about the panels and speakers at the upcoming event. At the upcoming IoT Privacy Summit 2015 on June 17th, one of the many panels will focus on privacy self-regulation in the automotive industry – a …

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Apr
10
2015

How to Prepare for the Proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation

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If you missed our webinar on April 9th titled, “How to Prepare for the Proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation,” you can listen online. The proposed legislation could be the most significant global development in data protection law in the last 20 years. There are still issues to be resolved, but agreement in many areas. …

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Apr
02
2015

EdTech Companies: Tips on Compliance with the Applicable Regulatory Framework (COPPA)

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By Shreya Vora, Esq., CIPP/US Educational technology is really taking off. Kids today use tablets and computers at school, learning apps and a bevy of other online tools. When building products for the education technology sector, all business owners need to consider privacy – everyone from budding entrepreneurs to established companies to large multi-national corporations. …

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Mar
16
2015

DAA & BBB Guest Speakers at TRUSTe Webinar on Compliance for Mobile & Desktop Advertising

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Keeping compliant with the latest privacy regulations, tools and best practices is critical in order to avoid fines and reputational damage, while saving your privacy team time and money. For this most recent webinar, we turned our focus to the advertising space. TRUSTe hosted a webinar with guests from the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) and …

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Mar
12
2015

First CASL Fine Issued for $1.1 Million Due to Non-Compliance

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Eight months after the CASL act was passed, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) issued its first fine against company Compu-Finder for $1.1 million for non-compliance with the act. Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) came into force on July 1, 2014 and is one of the toughest anti-spam laws in the world. CASL applies to …

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Feb
04
2015

APEC Member Economies Endorse ‘Privacy Recognition for Processors’ Standard

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After four days of intense meetings and discussions at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation’s (APEC) First Senior Officials Meeting in Subic Bay, Philippines, APEC Member Economies today completed work on a  “Privacy Recognition for Processors” (PRP). The PRP is designed to help data processors demonstrate their ability to provide effective implementation of a data controller’s privacy obligations …

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Jan
27
2015

APEC Member Economies Unanimously Approve TRUSTe’s Renewal as Accountability Agent for Cross Border Privacy Rules System

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TRUSTe’s request for renewal as an Accountability Agent for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) System has been unanimously approved by the 21 APEC member Economies. Being an Accountability Agent, TRUSTe will continue to review, certify, monitor and enforce the privacy practices of participating U.S.-based companies or subsidiaries to ensure compliance …

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Jan
22
2015

Sizmek Earns EDAA Trust Seal

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Congrats to Sizmek! Today it was announced that Sizmek, the open ad management company, has earned the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA) Trust Seal. The seal indicates Sizmek’s compliance with the EU Self-Regulatory Programme for Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA). The EDAA Trust Seal enables advertisers and agencies to identify the advertising partners that uphold …

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