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Q&A with an ASC AdChoices Program Compliance Associate

1. Why is this work important? Globally, online advertising is becoming increasingly important to both industry and the public. Advertisers are devoting more resources to online advertisements, while countless new companies have entered the ecosystem pioneering technological solutions – especially in the online interest-based advertising (IBA) niche. All of this activity enables free online content

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AdChoices Guidelines for Mobile Released In Canada

A major step forward for the Canadian self-regulatory program for online interest-based advertising TORONTO, May 3, 2017 – The Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada (DAAC) today announces a major step towards encompassing all aspects of digital media within the Canadian AdChoices program. Mobile web and mobile apps are now addressed within the Canadian program with

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Native Advertising & the Canadian AdChoices Self-Regulatory Program

Native ads are designed to complement the look and feel of publisher content. Native advertising involves ads that match the form and function of the platform upon which it appears. The ad content can be displayed as an article, video or slideshow, and is produced by an advertiser with the specific intent to promote a

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Advertising Standards Canada’s AdChoices Accountability Program 2016 Compliance Report

TORONTO, February 8, 2017 – Today, Advertising Standards Canada (ASC) released the AdChoices Accountability Program: 2016 Compliance Report.Through ASC’s independent lens, this report highlights how companies participating in the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada (DAAC)’s AdChoices program for online interest-based advertising have implemented the program’s Principles throughout 2016. The DAAC appreciates and welcomes ASC’s second

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First DAAC Breakfast Event Showcases the Alliance & Announces Plans for Mobile

On the morning of Thursday September 29th, the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada (DAAC) held our first event. It was hosted at the stunning Stratus Restaurant, with panoramic views of downtown Toronto. Attendees were greeted to a full hot breakfast and settled in to listen to an update about the DAAC’s activities over the past

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AdChoices Program Strengthens Acceptance of Interest-Based Advertising

57% of Millennials Report More Trust in Companies Using the AdChoices Program   TORONTO, July 26, 2016 – A new survey from the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada has found Internet users have a high level of understanding and acceptance of the two-year-old Canadian AdChoices program. After only two years of activity in Canada, nearly

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Spring Activities at the DAAC

It’s been an exciting few months at the DAAC – first there was the inaugural EDAA Summit in Brussels (which I wrote about earlier). And then in May it was the IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium, which is the largest privacy conference in Toronto, possibly Canada, in which the DAAC displayed our new interactive booth concept.

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EDAA Summit & Upcoming Conferences

A few events involving the Canadian AdChoices program are detailed below. The European Digital Advertising Alliance held their first EDAA Summit on Tuesday March 1st at Steigenberger Wiltcher’s hotel in Brussels, Belgium. With over 100 attendees present, it was a great turnout for their inaugural event. The DAAC was there, as were constituents of the DAA

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Advertising Standards Canada’s AdChoices Accountability Program 2015 Compliance Report

TORONTO, December 16, 2015 – Today, Advertising Standards Canada (ASC) released the AdChoices Accountability Program: 2015 Compliance Report. This report highlights how companies participating in the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada (DAAC)’s AdChoices program for online interest-based advertising (IBA) have implemented the program’s principles throughout 2015. As Canada’s national advertising industry self-regulatory body, ASC’s compliance efforts

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AdChoices B2C Campaign; A Thank You

The Canadian AdChoices program was designed to help companies provide clear, meaningful and prominent notice about online behavioural advertising data collection and use practices to consumers, and to explain how to exercise their choice with regards to it. Notice within our program is provided by way of the blue triangular AdChoices icon. In order to

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