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Aug
14
2014

Webinar – EU Cookie Directive: Key Steps to Compliance

With the EU “Cookie Sweep” quickly approaching, TRUSTe is helping businesses ensure compliance with the EU Cookie Directive with a 2-part webinar series titled EU Cookie Sweep: Are You Compliant? Earlier this week, TRUSTe and Promontory hosted part I of the series, EU Cookie Directive: Key Steps to Compliance. This session provided attendees with an …

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Aug
06
2014

Mobile Shopping Apps Lack Transparency in Data Collection Practices

In today’s digital age, consumers have access to a whole new shopping experience at their finger tips via mobile apps. These apps provide obvious benefits to consumers, such as real-time price comparisons, alerts for deals from their favorite retailers, as well as easy checkout methods straight from swiping their phone at the counter. With 58% …

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Aug
06
2014

TRUSTe Named to 2014 OTA Email Integrity Honor Roll

Today, the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) announced the results of its 2014 Email Integrity Audit report and TRUSTe was identified as one of the select few companies that provides adequate email security measures to help businesses protect their brands and consumers from receiving fraudulent email. Being named to the 2014 Honor Roll is a significant …

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Aug
05
2014

EU Regulatory Update: Dutch Cookie Rules Enforced

By Saira Nayak, Director of Policy, TRUSTe The last few weeks have seen a renewed focus on the EU’s Cookie Laws with news that European Data Protection Authorities are introducing a “Cookies Sweep Day” initiative in September to review compliance with the EU Cookie Directive.  And in October, France’s CNIL will conduct cookie and website …

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Aug
01
2014

August Monthly Spotlight

-         August 12 EU Cookie Sweep: Are You Compliant? Webinar You may have heard that European Data Protection Authorities will conduct a “Cookies Sweep” from September 15-19 to assess current compliance levels. The CNIL will then conduct further inspections in October using new powers, which came into effect earlier this year. With the potential of …

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Jul
30
2014

View Webinar on Privacy Investment Success Stories

Last week, TRUSTe concluded its three part webinar series which looked at how companies can make the most of their investment in data privacy management. The last session, Privacy Investment Done Right, explored real privacy investment success stories from leading brands. Forrester’s Fatemeh Khatibloo moderated the discussion between TRUSTe CEO Chris Babel, Intuit CPO Barbara …

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Jul
25
2014

FTC Revises FAQ Guidance on COPPA and Verifiable Parental Consent

This week the FTC released updates to its Children Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Frequently Asked Questions. The FAQs provide specific guidance for COPPA compliance and the updates reflect new and clarified guidelines on parental consent methods. If your website, Mobile App, or other online service collects data from children under the age of 13, …

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Jul
24
2014

TRUSTe Supports Intuit’s Move to Open Source Mobile Privacy Code and Make It Available to Developers

Intuit and Application Developers Alliance today announced the availability of open source software code for developers to implement short-form privacy notices—simple, easily understandable screens that clearly inform consumers what data the app is collecting and with whom the data is shared.  With this open source code, small app developers can use the same template for their mobile …

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