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August 6th, 2015
Enforcement of the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Mobile Guidance Will Begin on September 1st
Starting on September 1, 2015, all companies that collect and use data across sites or apps for interest-based advertising - including carriers, apps, ad networks, brands, agencies and publishers - will be required to demonstrate compliance with the Digital Advertise Alliance's Mobile Guidance on its Self-Regulatory Principles ("DAA Mobile Guidance"), which was issued in July, 2013. The Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) and the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) will be enforcing compliance with the DAA Mobile Guidance, over which both will continue to have independent oversight.
The DAA Mobile Guidance was developed to give consumers confidence in transparency and choice about how their data is used and collected when using mobile devices for information, purchases and entertainment. The Mobile Guidance explains how the Self-Regulatory Principles apply to: data collection about web viewing over time and across third-party websites and applications; precise location data tracking; and to what extent personal contacts, calendar information and photos or videos may be accessed on a device. In addition, the DAA recently launched two new mobile tools for consumers to set preferences for data collection and use across apps for interest-based advertising and other applicable uses.
For more information about the DAA's announcement of the CBBB and DMA's September 1st enforcement plans, or other privacy and data security issues, please contact S. Gregory Boyd (CIPP/US) at (212) 826-5581 or firstname.lastname@example.org, Jeremy Goldman (CIPP/US) at (212) 705 4843 or email@example.com, Jessica Smith at (212) 705-4876 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or any other member of Frankfurt Kurnit's Privacy & Data Security Group.
Other Privacy & Data Security Law Alerts
Privacy Shield: Year One Updates You Need To Know
This month we're celebrating Privacy Shield's first birthday with an update on everything Privacy Shield. There have been a number of developments on the Privacy Shield-front that companies certified or seeking self-certification under Privacy Shield need to know.
October 17 2017
Class Action Lawsuits Over Alleged COPPA Violations Reinforce Importance of Compliance
Earlier this month, three class action lawsuits were filed against companies for alleged violations of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA").
August 22 2017
Third State Adopts Biometric Privacy Law
On June 1, 2017, Washington State joined Illinois and Texas as the third state to pass a biometric privacy law. The law, H.B. 1493, which goes into effect July 23, 2017, covers any business entity that collects biometric identifiers for commercial purposes.
July 11 2017