Category Archive: Compliance

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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Jan
24
2013

Data Privacy Day 2013 Events

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January 28th is International Data Privacy Day (#DPD2013 on Twitter) and, in its celebration, we are participating in several events next week. ———January 28th We kick off the week with IAPP Privacy After Hours. There’s no agenda, just show up at Jillian’s in San Francisco, from 5:00-7:00 PM. Have a good time and get to …

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Dec
20
2012

The Legacy of the Cookie Directive

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Saira Nayak Director of Policy, TRUSTe @sairanayak Photo Source According to the UK ICO’s latest report into cookie compliance they have received only 550 complaints, compared with 53,000 about unwanted marketing communications. TRUSTe’s analysis of the impact of the directive revealed that the majority of users were choosing to accept advertising cookies. So, after a …

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Dec
13
2012

December 14th Webinar: Mobile App Privacy Legal Enforcement Begins – Are Your Apps Compliant?

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This Friday, December 14th, TRUSTe is hosting a webinar on the Enforcement of Mobile App Privacy Law. TRUSTe experts Saira Nayak, Director of Policy, and Joanne Furtsch, Director of Product Policy, will share what it means to be compliant with the CalOPPA Act and whether your company is in danger. If your company has a …

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