9 MARCH 2017, Townsend Feehan, CEO of IAB Europe becomes EDAA Chair
Townsend Feehan, CEO of IAB Europe, has been appointed the new Chair of the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA). She takes over from out-going Chair, Nick Stringer, who steps down from the post after more than 3 years
16 MARCH 2015, Online Behavioural Advertising Self-Regulatory Programme Gains Traction across Europe in 2014
2014 saw strong delivery of the pan-European Self-Regulatory Programme aimed at providing citizens with greater transparency and control over Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA), according to the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s (EDAA) 2014 Activity Report published today.
18 DECEMBER 2014, New Research Shows Foundations for Growth of European Industry Initiative that Gives Consumers Transparency & Control over Advertising Choices
A new online study commissioned by the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA) and TRUSTe, leading data privacy management company, has revealed that awareness of an icon aimed at providing greater transparency and control over behavioural advertising has doubled in Great Britain and, in just two years, the EU Self-Regulatory Programme underpinning this has achieved recognition and engagement.
24 JULY 2014, Greece launches consumer awareness campaign to promote AdChoices Icon
On 23 July IAB Greece launched an ad campaign in partnership with the EDAA to educate and empower consumers about targeted online advertising. The campaign is designed to drive consumer awareness, provide information and enable consumer choice.
28 JANUARY 2014, ABC issue their first EDAA Trust Seal
ABC, the industry-owned auditor for the media industry in the UK & Ireland, and approved by the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA) as an official Certification Providerfor the EU Self-Regulatory Programme for Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA), has today issued its first Trust Seal to IgnitionOne.
27 JANUARY 2014, Self-Regulatory Programme for Online Behavioural Advertising Delivers Across Europe
The European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA) has today published its inaugural annual report for 2013, highlighting the pan-European self-regulatory initiative to provide consumers with greater transparency and control over digital ads based upon previous browsing activity – Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA).
11 NOVEMBER 2013, Industry seal of approval awarded to first companies now complying with EU Online Behavioural Advertising initiative
Today Kupona, Next Audience, nugg.ad, OMS, Rocket Fuel, Serviceplan, and United Internet Media are the first companies to be awarded the EDAA (European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance) “Trust Seal”, demonstrating to consumers and the advertising market that they are in full compliance with the EU Self-Regulatory Programme on Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA).
7 AUGUST 2013, EDAA approves ABC as Certification Provider for the EU Self-Regulatory Programme on OBA
ABC has been approved as a Certification Provider for a new Trust Seal of approval to demonstrate company compliance with the EU Self-Regulatory Programme on Online Behavioural Advertising. ABC will be utilising data and technology from Evidon as an integral part of its monitoring service to support this important industry initiative.
1 AUGUST 2013, US DAA provides guidance for consumer privacy controls in the mobile environment
The US Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) has published, on 24 July 2013, new guidance on how existing self-regulatory guidelines for targeted advertising may apply to the mobile environment, including cross-application, precise location, and personal contact directory data.
15 JULY 2013, EDAA approves TRUSTe, BPA Worldwide and ePrivacyconsult as Certification Providers
TRUSTe, BPA Worldwide and ePrivacyconsult have been approved as certification providers for a brand new Trust Seal of approval to demonstrate compliance with the EU Self-Regulatory Programme on Online Behavioural Advertising.
24 JUNE 2013, EDAA names TRUSTe and Evidon as Approved OBA Icon Providers
The European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA) has today announced the approval of two technology platform providers, TRUSTe and Evidon, to serve the “OBA Icon” on behalf of companies delivering online ads across Europe.
13 JUNE 2013, EDAA rolls out pan-European consumer education campaign on OBA
The European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA) has launched the first phase of its pan-European consumer awareness campaign today in the UK – with the aim of providing information about online behavioural advertising (OBA), or interest based advertising, to empower internet users across Europe.
24 MAY 2013, EDAA Wins IAB Europe’s Initiative of the Year Award
The European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance was presented with the IAB Europe’s Initiative of the Year award last night during the Interact Congress in Barcelona. The award recognises the groundbreaking work that the EDAA has been doing together with EASA’s industry and self-regulatory organisation (SRO) members in contributing to producing a credible and accountable self-regulatory programme on OBA across all EU and EEA markets.
EDAA was officially launched on 12 October at the Press Club Brussels. The launch provided an opportunity for key stakeholders in the European digital advertising community to announce the EDAA’s role in the self-regulatory programme for Online Behavioural Advertising. Speaking at the event, Robert Madelin, Director General for DG CONNECT at the European Commission highlighted the value of self-regulation in this field and praised companies who were engaged in the programme.
EDAA is requesting proposals for Certification Providers. A key role of providers, once approved by EDAA, will be to perform independent assessment of company compliance with the EU initiative. The deadline for submissions is 31 October 2012.