Privacy and music marketing: ‘Common sense should prevail’
The debate around digital privacy tends to focus on the biggest technology companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon. Yet as internet users become more aware of the privacy debates around those companies’ services and...
October 31, 2019
Swedish data-protection authority launches Spotify GDPR investigation
There may be trouble brewing for Spotify in its home country, with the Swedish data-protection authority (Datainspektionen) launching a review of how Spotify handles requests for people to see what information it holds about...
June 13, 2019
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp under intense scrutiny in Ireland
This time last year, the EU’s new data protection regulations came into effect and the BBC is reporting that the Irish government has been the most rigorous EU Member State to avail of these new powers and controls...
May 28, 2019
Sandbox Issue 225: Retargeting in an Age of Privacy
Lead: Tighter regulations around retargeting have made the job of digital marketing much trickier to navigate. What this has meant is that marketers have to get smarter. We speak to those working around these rules about...
April 3, 2019
Spotify and Apple Music among firms targeted by GDPR complaints
From fan mailing-lists to streaming services’ handling of listener data, the music industry is already well aware of the importance of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Now music services including...
January 21, 2019
Marketers “losing” audiences on Facebook and Google after GDPR
If you are in Europe, by now, you’ll have had to wade through a billion (approx.) emails about what GDPR means for you. Or else you’ll have been the person sending out emails on behalf of your company about what GDPR...
June 19, 2018
Sandbox Issue 202: GDPR FYI (General Data Protection Regulation)
This week’s lead feature looks at how the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) comes into effect on 25th May in Europe but it has huge global implications for those holding and using consumer data. Against the backdrop...
April 18, 2018