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More Than 10 Million Consumers Exercise Choice through the DAA

September 14, 2016

Earlier this month, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s self-regulatory program passed a significant milestone, as the 10 millionth unique user exercised an opt out on the DAA’s Consumer Choice Page (aboutads.info/choices).  While impressive, that number is not exhaustive, as dozens of companies offer parallel opt-outs to users through their own individual mechanisms.

Summit Snapshot: The Emerging Ad-Supported Video Ecosystem

June 9, 2016

Big Idea: Video ads are a vital format for advertisers to reach a consumer on multiple devices, and improved customization will increase effectiveness

Association leaders affiliated with the founding of the Digital Advertising Alliance announced their support today (November 16, 2015) with the unveiling of DAA guidance, "Application of the DAA Principles of Transparency and Control to Data Used Across Devices."

Their reaction includes:

Nancy Hill, President and CEO, 4As (American Association of Advertising Agencies)

The Consumer Education Principle | Relevance & Control on Desktop & Mobile

April 4, 2016

This past month, the Digital Advertising Alliance undertook a fresh initiative to connect with online and mobile consumers about responsible data collection for advertising purposes, the benefits of relevance, and how they can control their interest-based advertising experiences.  With industry support, this consumer education push will run throughout 2016.

As part of this effort, DAA:

A Mobile World Gets Ready for a New Generation of Data | DAA is Ready

March 24, 2016

With 104,000 marketers gathering at Mobile World Congress 2016 in late February, one dominant conversation was operability connected to responsible data collection and use for interest-based advertising.

While many changes may be in the offing, reliable, meaningful and industry-wide guidance for responsible data collection for interest-based advertising in apps and on the mobile Web are well established.  In the United States, mobile remains a Digital Advertising Alliance priority.

2016: A Good Outlook for Responsible Data Collection & Consumer Engagement

March 9, 2016

Data is indeed dynamic.  Innovations in ad tech and changes in consumer behavior continue apace – based on all the reports we’re seeing.  All the while, one truth appears to remain:  brands and publishers continue to invest in interest-based, data-driven advertising and marketing as part of a toolset to engage consumers with relevance and convenience.

DIGITAL ADVERTISING ALLIANCE BEGINS ENFORCING NEXT PHASE OF SELF-REGULATORY PROGRAM FOR ONLINE BEHAVIORAL ADVERTISING

BBB and DMA Requesting Compliance Updates from Companies Engaging in Online Behavioral Advertising

WASHINGTON, D.C., MAY 23, 2011 – The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA), a self-regulatory body that develops industry best practices and effective solutions for consumer choice in online behavioral advertising (OBA), today announced the next phase in the enforcement of the Self- Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising.

DIGITAL ADVERTISING ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES FIRST 100 COMPANIES PARTICIPATING IN SELF-REGULATORY PROGRAM FOR ONLINE BEHAVIORAL ADVERTISING

Top Names in Auto, Airline, Publishing, Finance, Tech and Other Industries Using Advertising Option Icon in Online Ads; DAA Reports Accelerating Rate of Adoption by Companies

WASHINGTON, D.C., JUNE 7, 2011 – The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA), a self-regulatory body that develops industry best practices and effective solutions for consumer choice in online behavioral advertising (OBA), today confirmed the names of the first 100 companies currently participating in the Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising. This program is a preference management system that gives consumers enhanced control over the collection and use of data relative to OBA delivered in either Web-based or mobile consumer environments.

DAA ANNOUNCES COMPREHENSIVE PRINCIPLES FOR ONLINE COLLECTION OF WEB DATA

Multi-Site Data Collection Principles Broaden Self Regulation Beyond Online Behavioral Advertising

WASHINGTON, D.C., NOVEMBER 7, 2011 – On behalf of the nation’s leading media and marketing trade associations and their members, the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) today announced “Principles for Multi-Site Data” that significantly expand the scope of self regulation of online data collection beyond online behavioral advertising (OBA). The DAA has previously developed cross-industry best practices and effective solutions for the collection and use of data for OBA through its Advertising Option Icon program.

DIGITAL ADVERTISING ALLIANCE POSITION ON BROWSER BASED CHOICE MECHANISM

NEW YORK, NY - February 22, 2012 - The FTC called on the business community to set responsible standards for the collection and use of web viewing data on the Internet and to provide transparency and control to consumers.

United States Administration initiatives have similarly encouraged the business community to develop codes of conduct that further innovative offerings to consumers while providing choices to consumers regarding data about such web viewing data.

WHITE HOUSE, DOC AND FTC COMMEND DAA’S SELF - REGULATORY PROGRAM TO PROTECT CONSUMER ONLINE PRIVACY

DAA Announces Plans to Expand Program Consumer Choice Mechanisms

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 23, 2012 – Today at a White House gathering with leaders of the business community, Director of the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, Gene Sperling, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, John Bryson, and Federal Trade Commission Chairman, Jon Leibowitz, commended the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) and its members for the significant progress over the past three years to implement a strong privacy protection program for consumers.

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