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Implement your data privacy strategy with Piwik PRO Analytics Suite

April 2, 2024

Implement your data privacy strategy with Piwik PRO Analytics Suite

In the third episode of our Masterclass for marketers series, organized in collaboration with Timo Dechau from deepskydata, our experts discuss designing a successful data privacy strategy.Siobhan Solberg, a privacy consultant and the founder of Raze, takes a look at implementing privacy-focused data collection strategies. She explains how privacy by design works and how to […]

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What is first-party data and how does it benefit your marketing

January 30, 2024

What is first-party data and how does it benefit your marketing

First-party data refers to data a company collects directly from customers and audiences on its own channels. This data is typically obtained through customer interactions, website visits, transactions, and other direct engagements. It is viewed as the most valuable data type for businesses because it comes straight from the source, making it accurate and reliable. From […]

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HHS guidance on using online tracking technologies: How to make your analytics HIPAA-compliant

January 5, 2024

HHS guidance on using online tracking technologies: How to make your analytics HIPAA-compliant

In December 2022, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued guidance on online tracking technology to HIPAA-covered entities. The bulletin details healthcare companies’ use of third-party cookies, pixels and other tracking technologies and elaborates on the definition of protected health information (PHI) that HIPAA refers to.HHS’s bulletin […]

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How can you use AI to improve your marketing and analytics

December 14, 2023

How can you use AI to improve your marketing and analytics

Since ChatGPT broke the internet in late 2022, artificial intelligence (AI) has been recognized as a transformative force capable of reshaping the world in much the way that the iPhone did. Generative AI models have captured the public imagination with their ability to mimic human conversation. However, they are just one of many tools we […]

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Contextual targeting – a privacy-friendly alternative to invasive ad tracking

November 14, 2023

Contextual targeting – a privacy-friendly alternative to invasive ad tracking

Regulations introduced by governments worldwide have forced businesses to reevaluate their approach to user data. Tech companies are launching new privacy features and policies restricting third-party tracking. As a result, the cookieless world is coming closer. Though Google has postponed the end of cookies several times, advertisers relieved by the 2024 delay shouldn’t get too comfortable. […]

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Dedicated database – a private cloud that perfectly combines security with cost-effectiveness

November 8, 2023

Dedicated database – a private cloud that perfectly combines security with cost-effectiveness

In today’s data-driven world, companies need to manage and process huge volumes of data in order to gain insights and make informed decisions. Cloud-based solutions, which provide flexible and scalable options for storage and analysis, have become highly popular as a result.There are businesses that, due to the sensitivity of the data they handle, don’t […]

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Is Adobe Analytics HIPAA-compliant?

September 22, 2023

Is Adobe Analytics HIPAA-compliant?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a restrictive data security law regulating US healthcare organizations’ use of protected health information (PHI). The covered entities and business associates that handle the PHI of US patients are subject to HIPAA, even if they don’t reside in the US. It affects many aspects of how […]

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What is the new UK Data Protection and Digital Information Bill and how it will impact your marketing and analytics

September 19, 2023

What is the new UK Data Protection and Digital Information Bill and how it will impact your marketing and analytics

Following Brexit, the UK implemented the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in a form consistent with UK law, commonly called the UK GDPR. The UK GDPR is supplemented by the 2018 Data Protection Act (DPA) and 2003 Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR).Over the years, the UK Government saw a need for new rules regulating […]

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Privacy compliance in ecommerce – a comprehensive guide

August 22, 2023

Privacy compliance in ecommerce – a comprehensive guide

The rapid evolution of ecommerce has made privacy compliance a critical concern for many online businesses. With the increasing number of data breaches, consumer awareness, and fines for non-compliance, safeguarding customers’ data and respecting their privacy has become a new standard. According to Gartner, 75% of global consumers will have their personal data protected by privacy […]

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Everything you need to know about the Data Privacy Framework (Privacy Shield 2.0)

July 17, 2023

Everything you need to know about the Data Privacy Framework (Privacy Shield 2.0)

On July 10, 2023, the European Commission announced a new agreement regulating data flow between the US and the EU named the Data Privacy Framework (DPF). It’s a much-needed development considering the importance of data transfers in the global economy. But many issues around this new deal raise concerns about its sustainability.Privacy watchdogs, including Max […]

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