Responsible Data Collection

Poll: Internet Users Recognize the Importance of Online Advertising and the Value of Self-Regulation

New Zogby survey reveals that users demand ad-supported content, value tools that enhance transparency and choice

WASHINGTON – November 5, 2013 – The more Internet users learn about the protections and choices available to them, the more comfortable they become with online interest-based advertising, according to a new poll conducted by Zogby Analytics on behalf of the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA).

More than half of all Americans polled (51.3 percent) said they’d be more likely to click on an online ad that included an icon – like the Advertising Option icon – that allowed them to opt out of ad-related information collection.

New Website Launched with Ad Industry in Mind

July 17, 2014

The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) has launched our newest web property, digitaladvertisingalliance.org. The new site builds on our 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.

Location Privacy Debate Gets an Industry Education Airing

July 31, 2014

The Digital Advertising Alliance gives precise location data heightened attention in its Application of Self-Regulatory Principles to the Mobile Environment (download third document), which we released last summer.

This past week I had the chance to participate in a Webinar offered by DAA Founding Association Interactive Advertising Bureau titled “Mobile Location Data and Privacy: What You Should Know.” 

Poll: Consumers Tell Us They Want Privacy Tools That Look and Feel the Same on Any Screen

October 23, 2014

With Zogby Analytics’ newest consumer polling, we’ve tapped consumer opinions about their use of mobile, and their attitudes toward data collection and interest-based advertising – and we’re seeing not only gratifying results overall, including a preference for relevant advertising on mobile screens specifically.

Reminder: Enhanced Notice & Choice to Consumers is a ‘Shared Responsibility’

November 17, 2014

Recently, our accountability partners at the Council of Better Business Bureau’s (CBBB) Advertising Self-Regulatory Council (ASRC), made public its compliance work with five Web sites to ensure enhanced “real-time” notice is given to consumers when data on their sites, within the scope of Digital Advertising Alliance Principles, is being collected and used by Web sites’ third-party partners

DAA's 2014 Year in Review: Momentum, Engagement & Presence

January 12, 2015

As Advertising Week 2014 drew to a close this past September, there was one remark I heard that I found to be particularly impactful, and true to its core. During one of the sessions, a U.S.-based digital marketing executive spoke of self-regulation as the “gold standard” on how to grow a realm of responsible multi-screen data collection and use for interest-based advertising. He was referring to the Digital Advertising Alliance.

DAA’s New Mobile Choice Tools: A Journey, Not a Destination

March 31, 2015

February 2015 was a milestone month for the Digital Advertising Alliance.  Last month, we announced public availability of two new tools for smartphone and tablet users in the U.S.:  (1) Consumer Choice Page for Mobile Web – a mobile-optimized version of our long-standing “desktop” Consumer Choice Page, and (2) AppChoices, our first

The Next Step on our Mobile Journey: Mobile Privacy Enforcement Comes September 1, 2015

May 7, 2015

This week, the Digital Advertising Alliance took its next step in our efforts to extend effective, independent, ecosystem-wide self-regulation to the online marketing marketplace as it applies to mobile platforms.  We announced independent enforcement of our Mobile Guidance will begin September 1, 2015.

This is a big step.

FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny Talks Up X-Device Technology, Consumer Expectations & Protections at DAA Summit 2015

July 6, 2015

[In the photo, DAA Board Member Dan Jaffe, group executive vice president, government relations, Association of National Advertisers (standing), concludes his introduction of Federal Trade Commissioner Terrell McSweeny (seated, right) and DAA General Counsel Stu Ingis of Venable, LLP.]

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