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25 years of digital analytics with Brian Clifton: Considered an obstacle at first, privacy is now top of everyone’s mind

June 11, 2024

25 years of digital analytics with Brian Clifton: Considered an obstacle at first, privacy is now top of everyone’s mind

In the late 1990s, the recognition of the internet’s commercial potential marked a significant shift into the era of digital analytics. This transition not only reshaped approaches to data but also underscored the importance of privacy as a crucial element of modern analytics.Brian Clifton, a renowned digital analytics and privacy expert, takes a trip down […]

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Harmonizing marketing and privacy: How EU organizations are developing their compliant digital marketing strategies

June 4, 2024

Harmonizing marketing and privacy: How EU organizations are developing their compliant digital marketing strategies

After six years of GDPR enforcement, privacy compliance is no longer an obstacle for EU companies. They have grown to feel more comfortable with the regulation, accepting it as a constant aspect affecting businesses today. Rather than viewing privacy only as a requirement, European companies are now exploring the opportunities it brings. As we’ve observed, […]

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25 years of digital analytics with Brian Clifton: From examining log files to privacy-focused analytics

April 24, 2024

25 years of digital analytics with Brian Clifton: From examining log files to privacy-focused analytics

From its beginning in the mid-1990s to the present day, digital analytics has undergone significant changes, shaped by technological advancements, evolving market demands, and regulatory landscapes. Join us as we delve into the history of digital analytics, led by the renowned digital analytics and privacy expert Brian Clifton. Our video series comprehensively explores our industry’s history, […]

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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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Is Google Analytics (3 & 4) GDPR-compliant? [Updated]

August 31, 2023

Is Google Analytics (3 & 4) GDPR-compliant? [Updated]

Google Analytics is the most popular analytics tool on the market. It’s free and allows you to analyze website traffic and gather valuable data about user behavior. But at the same time, the way Google Analytics collects and processes data has been a concern for privacy-conscious businesses and regulators. The Austrian, French, Italian, Norwegian and Swedish data […]

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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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Five years into GDPR: How EU companies balance compliance and effective marketing

June 7, 2023

Five years into GDPR: How EU companies balance compliance and effective marketing

A survey conducted on a group of 300 CEOs and marketing executives from across Europe

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Meta hit with a €1.2 billion fine, ordered to suspend the EU-US data transfers

May 23, 2023

Meta hit with a €1.2 billion fine, ordered to suspend the EU-US data transfers

US tech giant Meta has been fined a record €1.2 billion for breaching the rules of GDPR.According to the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC), an authority behind the ruling, Meta violated EU law by sending the personal data of Facebook users to the US, potentially exposing it to US surveillance.The penalty has overshadowed the $746 […]

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Google Analytics might soon be banned in Norway

March 2, 2023

Google Analytics might soon be banned in Norway

On March 1, 2023, the Norwegian data protection authority (DPA), Datatilsynet, released a preliminary opinion about the use of Google Analytics. Datatilsynet stated that using Google’s platform is illegal under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The decision is a follow-up to the 2022 press release, in which the DPA suggested the tool might not […]

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Meta's ad practices ruled illegal under GDPR: Key facts and implications of the decision 

February 1, 2023

Meta’s ad practices ruled illegal under GDPR: Key facts and implications of the decision 

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) ruled that Meta could no longer use contracts as a basis for its behavioral ads. Instead, they should rely on consent as the ground for personal data processing under the EU’s general data protection regulation (GDPR). Initially, the Data Protection Commission of Ireland (DPC) had backed Meta’s legal argument […]

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