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Privacy Brand Reputation at Risk from Consumers' Data Distrust

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer concerns about the security and privacy of personal data are driving behavioral change and putting brand reputation at risk, according to a study ...

Privacy National Cyber Security Alliance Hosts Online Safety Workshops for Consumers and Small Businesses in Indianapolis

To learn more about staying safe online and to find links to websites that offer additional account security information, visit www.staysafeonline.org. NCSA is the nation's leading nonprofit, ...

Privacy Shopify complaints mount from online retailers and consumers

Then Shopify closed my online store because they said it is high risk." The ousted merchant said he got an email that said, in part: "Regrettably for security and privacy reasons we are unable to ...

Privacy How a lack of competition in South Africa’s private health sector hurts consumers

In South Africa more people are admitted to ICU compared to eight other countries with comparable published data. The inquiry panel estimated that the country could save more than R2.7 billion – or...

Privacy Australia Accuses Google Of Misleading Consumers Over Location Data

"Action on consumer law and privacy issues, as well as on competition law and policy, will all be vital in dealing with the problems associated with digital platforms' market power and the ...

Privacy Survey: Consumers OK with retail privacy quid pro quo

Few would argue against the belief privacy is a right. But might it also be a bargaining chip? According to a recent retail privacy survey from Deloitte, it appears many deem it such. Deloitte’s ...

Privacy Drivers and fears of SA's online consumers

It’s not just about pricing, it’s about brand education.” In terms of online privacy and protection, South Africans value upfront transparency. Local consumers are aware of the increasing loss of ...

Privacy The California Consumer Privacy Act: What it means for companies and consumers

We’ve neglected data and privacy rights for consumers for so many companies that have come out of this ... in which they are trying to conceal the information they’ve been gathering. When a user...

Privacy Survey: consumers don’t trust governments, social media with private data

However, U.S. and European consumers overwhelmingly disagree. When asked if laws allowing governments to access encrypted personal and private data would make them safer from terrorists, nearly ...

Privacy Despite privacy concerns, consumers using digital payments in a big way for festival shopping: Study

according to an online study spanning 1,025 people, conducted by YouGov and ACI Worldwide, a global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions. However, 40 per cent of those ...

Privacy Mind Your Own Business Act beefs up privacy protections, gives consumers dominion over data, punishes execs

The agency also would be able to review the personal information companies have used and how it has been shared, increase its staff by 175 employees and mandate that organizations evaluate the ...

Privacy 23andMe Founder Anne Wojcicki Says Consumers With Privacy Concerns Just Need Time to Get Used to Genetic Testing

During the conversation, Wojcicki likened lingering concerns over privacy issues associated with at-home genetic testing—like that which 23andMe provides through its direct-to-consumer saliva...

Privacy How consumers rank the top social platforms on privacy, misinformation, content relevancy, safety, and sharing

In the third annual Digital Trust Report, Business Insider Intelligence evaluates evaluates consumer perception of seven major social networks — Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter, ...

Privacy Consumers privacy influencing products rollouts: Facebook India MD

Social media giant Facebook Tuesday said that the company, over the last couple of years has transformed, and embraced privacy that was actually influencing new product launches. "Privacy is ...

Privacy This Week in Washington IP: NASA’s Moon Mission, Protecting Internet Consumers and Fintech AI Innovations

This week in Washington, D.C., subcommittees in the House of Representatives will hold a series of technology-related hearings focused on online competition in data privacy, artificial intelligence...

Privacy Survey: Consumers balance data privacy against personalisation

Consumers are willing to share their personal data in exchange for personalisation, depending on whether the service meets their expectations, according to Deloitte’s eighth annual Media Consumer ...

Privacy Consumers concerned about connected home privacy, still few implement safety practices

such as internet-connected TVs, smart thermostats, home assistants and more, ESET polled 4,000 consumers. “It’s clear that there is a disconnect for consumers when it comes to the privacy and ...

Privacy Facebook’s $5 Billion Privacy Settlement Argued Consumers Weren’t Harmed. Experts Think the Damage Was Incalculable

New documents reveal that Facebook didn’t think it harmed consumers when it allowed data from up to to 85 million accounts to be harvested by data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica in 2016.

Privacy New privacy laws are forcing companies to catalog the data they have on consumers. Here's how vendors are helping them meet a key deadline.

New privacy laws in California and Europe, along with efforts to use artificial intelligence are forcing companies to take stock of their data.

Privacy Consumers Will Share Data Despite Privacy Fears: Study

Consumers are willing to share information with brands they trust despite continuing doubts about online privacy, according to a study by FigLeaf. But there are limits, depending on such factors as...