Category: Privacy

Privacy Considerations During Mergers & Acquisitions

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Ever since the East India Company and the English Company Trading to the East Indies (so original, right?) merged in 1708, companies have been joining forces and buying each other out in an attempt to increase their hold on their market of choice. During…
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Top Privacy Resources (But You Don’t Have to Take Our Word for It)

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The best online resources for reading and learning about data privacy If you grew up in the 1980s and 1990s, chances are high that you have a soft spot for LeVar Burton. Before the internet put the world at our fingertips, Burton and his…
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How to Manage the Hands in Your Cookie Jar Using Cookie Consent Management Systems

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You’ve probably heard the saying “A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.” It’s proof of a global obsession with tiny balls of butter, flour, sugar, and eggs. While the flavors and shapes vary by region, every culture has a seemingly…
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Celebrating World Data Privacy Day in 2022 (and How You Can Make It a Data Privacy Year)

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Our favorite time of the year is finally here—and yes, we know the winter holidays have already come and gone. But as much we may love warming up with a cup of hot cocoa (topped off with unreasonable amounts of marshmallows, please!), there’s…
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Data Privacy as a Service

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There is a lot of *aaS-es in the world of cloud-based computing. No, no.  That’s not what we meant. We’re talking about X-as-a-service options. First, there was SaaS, or Software as a Service. Originating in the 1960s as terminal…
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What Is Opt-In and Opt-Out and How to Do It Right

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Until the mid-2010s, there were almost no comprehensive laws protecting digital privacy for anyone except children, and even those laws were few and far between. This lack of government oversight gave industries almost no motivation to create…
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May the Force Be With You: How Fintech Companies Can Leverage the Power of Data Privacy

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, all banking had to be done in person. Mobile deposits didn’t exist, stocks couldn’t be bought and sold on a cell phone, account statements were snail-mailed, not emailed, and friends had to pay…

Doing the Right Thing as Marketers to Build Trust

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Hint: privacy is the right thing.  Do the right thing as marketers to build trust. —Jon Dick, VP Marketing, Hubspot For marketers, privacy can be a four-letter word. After all, your entire job is to get your message in front of as…
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Checkout This Privacy Checklist for Ecommerce

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Ecommerce is big business. Really big business. Across the entire world. In 2020, retail sales in the US declined 10.5% while ecommerce sales grew 18%.  Another statistic?  Over 2.14 billion people are expected to spend $4.2 trillion…
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Uncovering China’s New Privacy Law

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On Aug. 20, 2021, the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress enacted China’s Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL)(Translation available here). Taking effect on November 1, 2021, the PIPL will serve as China’s…