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Why Teens Need Unique Privacy Protections

Nov 24, 2020

TeenAge Privacy Program Data Privacy Podcast

Teens are at risk online now more than ever, and the amount of their personal data being collected is vast. Tune in to our latest podcast to hear our experts discuss the key findings from their latest whitepaper on teenage privacy in the mobile app marketplace and the privacy implications of in-app purchases and interest-based advertising (IBA), Risky Business, a report from the TeenAge Privacy Program (TAPP).

Join BBB National Programs TAPP team members: Ayaz Minhas, Manager, Data Privacy & Digital Programs for the Digital Advertising Accountability Program, Cameryn Gonnella, Compliance Manager for the Children's Advertising Review Unit, and Isaac Cronk, Digital Advertising Compliance Specialist for the Digital Advertising Accountability Program. 

Why Teens Need Unique Privacy Protections

Nov 24, 2020

TeenAge Privacy Program Data Privacy Podcast

Teens are at risk online now more than ever, and the amount of their personal data being collected is vast. Tune in to our latest podcast to hear our experts discuss the key findings from their latest whitepaper on teenage privacy in the mobile app marketplace and the privacy implications of in-app purchases and interest-based advertising (IBA), Risky Business, a report from the TeenAge Privacy Program (TAPP).

Join BBB National Programs TAPP team members: Ayaz Minhas, Manager, Data Privacy & Digital Programs for the Digital Advertising Accountability Program, Cameryn Gonnella, Compliance Manager for the Children's Advertising Review Unit, and Isaac Cronk, Digital Advertising Compliance Specialist for the Digital Advertising Accountability Program. 

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A Beginner's Guide to Reading Privacy Policies

Privacy policies are complicated and can be frustrating to read, especially when you are trying to learn about your child's data privacy online. The Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU) reviews child-directed online environments to ensure that children’s data is collected and handled responsibly. As a parent, follow these steps to take a proactive role in your child’s data privacy, using privacy policies as your guide to better understand an online service’s data collection practices.
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Q&A: What is an SRO? A Beginner’s Guide to International Advertising Self-Regulation

Advertising is a cutting-edge industry, so it is no surprise that the ad business has been at the forefront of a global trend building for almost 60 years – independent industry self-regulation. In the U.S., the National Advertising Division is the industry’s widely recognized “truth-in-advertising” body, an independent third party that enables competitors to resolve disputes outside the courtroom. It is the self-regulatory organization (SRO) of the U.S. In this Q&A with Mary Engle, Executive Vice President, Policy, here at BBB National Programs, we dig into what industry self-regulation looks like in other parts of the world.
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Substantiating Advertising Claims in Three Steps: A How-To Checklist for Advertisers

Substantiating advertising claims is important, both to comply with the law and to avoid regulatory scrutiny or a potential challenge from a competitor in court or in a proceeding before the National Advertising Division (NAD). NAD examines the fit between challenged claims and the substantiation provided. What follows is not legal advice but a basic one-two-three checklist for advertisers concerned about substantiating their advertising claims.
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Six Tips to Properly Advertise Your Health and Wellness Claims

Although businesses can advertise the benefits of their products, all messages conveyed by the advertising must be supported by a reasonable basis. Failure to adequately support a health or wellness claim can quickly get a business into trouble. Recently, NAD and Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP presented a webinar event providing guidance on how to stay out of trouble when making health and wellness claims. We share six of the key takeaways discussed.
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Why Teens Need Unique Privacy Protections

Nov 24, 2020

TeenAge Privacy Program Data Privacy Podcast

Teens are at risk online now more than ever, and the amount of their personal data being collected is vast. Tune in to our latest podcast to hear our experts discuss the key findings from their latest whitepaper on teenage privacy in the mobile app marketplace and the privacy implications of in-app purchases and interest-based advertising (IBA), Risky Business, a report from the TeenAge Privacy Program (TAPP).

Join BBB National Programs TAPP team members: Ayaz Minhas, Manager, Data Privacy & Digital Programs for the Digital Advertising Accountability Program, Cameryn Gonnella, Compliance Manager for the Children's Advertising Review Unit, and Isaac Cronk, Digital Advertising Compliance Specialist for the Digital Advertising Accountability Program. 

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