Choice and Control
By Lou Mastria
As we head closer toward September, and the independent enforcement of Digital Advertising Alliance’s Mobile Guidance, one of the most often asked questions we receive has to do with creative specifications for the indication of data collection and interest-based ads in mobile environments… Mobile Web display ads, in-app ads, and the like. Just where do advertisers place the “Your Ad Choices” Icon and what links should be in place behind the icon?
Ads with cookies are up to seven times more valuable, and smaller Web sites benefit disproportionately from the value those ads create
WASHINGTON – February 10, 2014 – Online advertising that uses cookie technology to increase relevance by leveraging consumers' information generates significantly greater economic value than advertising without cookies, according to an economic study by Professors Howard Beales and Jeffrey Eisenach of Navigant Economics. This new research has important implications for publishers, ad technology firms, agencies, advertisers, consumers and policy makers.
The Digital Advertising Alliance's Ad Marker Implementation Guidelines for Mobile ensure that icon offers consistent privacy notice on all screens
NEW YORK – April 7, 2014 – The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) today issued detailed guidance for how notice and the DAA Icon should be displayed and used on mobile platforms. For consumers, this means that the icon they know as a symbol of transparency and choice on desktops and laptops will be consistently displayed on their smart phones and tablets.
Jessica Rich, Director of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection, headlines packed agenda at DAA's second annual meeting
SAN FRANCISCO – June 26, 2014 – The Digital Advertising Alliance kicks off its second annual summit today with an exclusive preview of two highly anticipated mobile choice tools set to be released in the fall..
DigitalAdvertisingAlliance.org provides guidance on the DAA's increasingly globally recognized self-regulatory program
New York – July 16, 2014 – The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) has launched its newest web property, digitaladvertisingalliance.org, which builds on DAA's commitment to educate the advertising industry about DAA's established and enforceable principles for responsible privacy practices across the online advertising industry, and to provide consumers with enhanced transparency and control regarding relevant advertising on their digital devices.
Survey of 1,015 Americans reveals that users want mobile choice tools that provide the same protections available on desktop & laptop computers
NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, DC - October 22, 2014 - Americans prefer free, ad-supported mobile apps to those that cost money, and value mobile ads that are relevant to their interests, according to a new survey conducted by Zogby Analytics. Respondents also said they wanted tools – similar to those available on desktop and laptop computers – that let them control how and whether data is collected and used in mobile environments.
'AppChoicesTM' and 'Consumer Choice Page for Mobile Web' Take Control and Advertising Transparency Beyond Desktop, While Delivering a Consistent Independently Enforceable Choice Experience
NEW YORK, NY - February 25, 2015 - The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) today launched two new mobile tools for consumers – "AppChoices" and the "DAA Consumer Choice Page for Mobile Web." These innovations supplement the self-regulatory organization’s advertising transparency and choice mechanisms already used by millions of consumers for their desktop browsers. This evolution in the DAA's choice platforms adapts consumer-friendly, independently enforceable privacy controls to the fast-growing mobile medium.
By Lou Mastria
Kathryn Farrara, Unilever, spoke at DAA Summit 2015 and provides here additional thoughts on the company’s participation in the DAA Program. She is a senior marketing counsel at Unilever, a multinational consumer packaged goods company.
By Lou Mastria
[Photo: Interactive Advertising Bureau CEO Randall Rothenberg speaks ahead of the Digital Advertising Alliance Summit 2015 session “Building Audience Experiences Across Devices and Platforms.” Session participants included left to right: Charles Curran, senior advisor to DAA (moderator); Vivian Chang, Tapad; Martin Gilliard, Experian Marketing Services; Kevin McGowan, Millennial Media; and David Weiner, Oracle.]