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Most companies involved with behavioral advertising have agreed to provide an icon that alerts users to the fact that the ads are tailored based on their web-surfing history. At www.aboutads.info users can opt-out of most ad networks and/or learn more about the company’s information collection practices. A number of FPF supporters play an important role in helping to promote the icon and ensuring that companies comply with the rules including TRUSTe, DoubleVerify, Evidon, and Preference Central.

The Future of Privacy Forum along with WPP played a leading role in helping develop the concept of using symbols to communicate to users about data use.

Much of our early work included a study with leading academics to test a range of symbols.

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Privacy Calendar

Sep
15
Mon
all-day Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion? @ Constitution Center
Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion o… @ Constitution Center
Sep 15 all-day
The Federal Trade Commission will host a public workshop entitled “Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion?” in Washington on September 15, 2014, to [...]
Sep
17
Wed
all-day IAPP Privacy Academy and CSA Congress 2014 @ San Jose Convention Center
IAPP Privacy Academy and CSA Con… @ San Jose Convention Center
Sep 17 – Sep 19 all-day
This fall, the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) are bringing together the IAPP Privacy Academy and the CSA Congress [...]
Oct
21
Tue
6:00 pm Consumer Action’s 43rd Annual Awards Reception @ Google
Consumer Action’s 43rd Annual Aw… @ Google
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
To mark its 43rd anniversary, Consumer Action’s Annual Awards Reception on October 21, 2014, will celebrate the theme of “Train the Trainer.” Through the power of [...]
Jan
28
Wed
all-day Data Privacy Day
Data Privacy Day
Jan 28 all-day
“Data Privacy Day began in the United States and Canada in January 2008, as an extension of the Data Protection Day celebration in Europe. The [...]
Jan
28
Thu
all-day Data Privacy Day
Data Privacy Day
Jan 28 all-day
“Data Privacy Day began in the United States and Canada in January 2008, as an extension of the Data Protection Day celebration in Europe. The [...]

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