Do Californians use CCPA to protect their privacy?

Californians regularly opt-out of companies selling their personal information, with “Do-not-sell” being the most common CCPA right exercised, happening nearly 50% of the time over access and deletion requests, DataGrail’s Mid-Year CCPA Trends Re… Continue reading Do Californians use CCPA to protect their privacy?

Ring Doorbell App for Android Caught Sharing User Data with Facebook, Data-Miners

The Amazon-owned video doorbell uses third-party trackers to serve up rich data to marketers without meaningfully notifying users. Continue reading Ring Doorbell App for Android Caught Sharing User Data with Facebook, Data-Miners

Facebook users will be notified when their credentials are used for third-party app logins

Facebook will (finally!) explicitly tell users who use Facebook Login to log into third-party apps what information those apps are harvesting from their FB account. At the same time, users will be able to react quickly if someone managed to compromise … Continue reading Facebook users will be notified when their credentials are used for third-party app logins

5 Ways to Enhance Customer Experience in E-commerce

E-commerce sales are projected to climb to 10% of all retail revenue for the first time by the end of 2018, with consumers expected to spend a staggering $124.1 billion over the internet during the holiday season. With so much at stake, businesses need… Continue reading 5 Ways to Enhance Customer Experience in E-commerce

U.S. AG Wants Legal Back Door to All Facebook Postings (and Everything Else)

When it comes to encryption, we are having another Groundhog Day. The U.S., UK and Australian governments are pressuring Facebook to stop its plans to include “end to end” encryption, which would enhance the privacy and security of the social media pl… Continue reading U.S. AG Wants Legal Back Door to All Facebook Postings (and Everything Else)

Organizations continue to struggle with privacy regulations

Many organizations’ privacy statements fail to meet common privacy principles outlined in GDPR, CCPA, PIPEDA, including the user’s right to request information, to understand how their data is being shared with third parties and the ability… Continue reading Organizations continue to struggle with privacy regulations