Category Archive: Compliance

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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Jan
16
2015

Canadian Privacy Regulators Launch Research to Examine Advertising Compliance

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The Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada (IAB), notified its members on Wednesday, Jan. 14, that the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada is launching a research project to determine if some of Canada’s most popular websites are compliant with Canadian privacy laws. The Office of the Privacy Commissioner will study, “the degree that organizations …

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Feb
11
2014

February Monthly Spotlight

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  – Feb 19 EU Regulatory Update – Implications & Opportunities (Webinar – OTA Members Only) Join Saira Nayak, Director of Policy at TRUSTe, on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 for the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) webinar which will provide an update on the EU Regulatory environment and discuss related implications and opportunities.  Register here.   …

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Jun
18
2013

TRUSTe finds extensive number of Third Parties on Kids sites – What this means for COPPA Compliance

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Tony Berman Sr. Product Manager | TRUSTe As most website operators know, the updated COPPA Rule goes into effect July 1, 2013. Included in the update comes an obligation to clearly list all third party operators who collect personal information along with their name and contact information. With this in mind, earlier this month I used …

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