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  • / Technology

    Privacy concerns may be costing sales, says privacy systems vendor

    A survey of 500 Internet users concludes that online and offline retailers lost $6.2 billion in sales as a result of consumers` privacy concerns.

    Posted 11/08/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    A survey of 500 Internet users concludes that online and offline retailers lost $6.2 billion in sales as a result of consumers` privacy concerns.
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    Certifying the public's right to privacy

    The Better Business Bureau believes Web retailers are setting themselves up for a backlash of consumer complaints and probable federal legislation if they donât start taking shoppersâ privacy rights more seriously. And thatâs precisely why the bureau is launching a voluntary certification and assessment program that will evaluate Internet merchantsâ privacy policies. The program, conducted by BBB Online, the bureauâs Internet division, launched...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    The Better Business Bureau believes Web retailers are setting themselves up for a backlash of consumer complaints and probable federal legislation if they donât start taking shoppersâ privacy rights more seriously. And thatâs precisely why the bureau is launching a voluntary certification and…
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    Online retailers are getting more responsive to consumers, survey says

    Retailers are becoming more responsive to customer inquiries but still have room for improvement in protecting consumer privacy, according to a new report from The Customer Respect Group, an Ipswich, MA, research and consulting firm.

    Posted 10/11/2005Paul DemeryPost a comment

    Retailers are becoming more responsive to customer inquiries but still have room for improvement in protecting consumer privacy, according to a new report from The Customer Respect Group, an Ipswich, MA, research and consulting firm.
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    Consumers will pay more to shop at sites that protect their privacy

    A Carnegie Mellon study shows consumers are more likely to shop at online retailers that respect privacy, even when they have to pay more, if there is an easy way to determine which retailers have strong privacy policies.

    Posted 06/15/2007Don DavisPost a comment

    A Carnegie Mellon study shows consumers are more likely to shop at online retailers that respect privacy, even when they have to pay more, if there is an easy way to determine which retailers have strong privacy policies.
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    IAB adopts consumer privacy guidelines for behavioral advertising

    The Interactive Advertising Bureau has adopted consumer privacy guidelines to govern the collection and use of consumer data in behavioral advertising, and plans to submit them to the Federal Trade Commission by the end of the month.

    Posted 02/25/2008Don DavisPost a comment

    The Interactive Advertising Bureau has adopted consumer privacy guidelines to govern the collection and use of consumer data in behavioral advertising, and plans to submit them to the Federal Trade Commission by the end of the month.
  • / Technology

    FTC Calls for End Of Online Privacy Regulation

    A Federal Trade Commission report to Congress is recommending that legislators pass additional online privacy legislation requiring consumer-oriented Web sites that collect consumer information to provide individuals clear notice of data collection practices, offer them choices about how data is used, give them access to the information and protect the data. The recommendation to stop relying on industry self-regulation for online privacy comes...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    A Federal Trade Commission report to Congress is recommending that legislators pass additional online privacy legislation requiring consumer-oriented Web sites that collect consumer information to provide individuals clear notice of data collection practices, offer them choices about how data is…
  • / Technology

    Consumer privacy bill seeks to protect against online targeting

    The U.S. House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet today released a discussion draft of proposed federal legislation that presents several rules, enforceable by the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general, regarding how online retailers collect visitor information and use that information to target advertising at them.

    Posted 05/04/2010Internet RetailerPost a comment

    The U.S. House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet today released a discussion draft of proposed federal legislation that presents several rules, enforceable by the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general, regarding how online retailers collect visitor…
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    Victoria’s Secret to improve online privacy in settlement with New York

    Victoria’s Secret will improve its methods of securing online customer data and hire an outside auditor to annually monitor its security system under a settlement with New York State announced today.

    Posted 10/21/2003Paul DemeryPost a comment

    Victoria’s Secret will improve its methods of securing online customer data and hire an outside auditor to annually monitor its security system under a settlement with New York State announced today.
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    Medical scrubs e-retailer cleans up with new payment security service

    An online customer protection program, coupled with a site security certification, has produced increased sales for UniformsandScrubs.com, says CEO Michael McGrath.

    Posted 02/14/2008Paul DemeryPost a comment

    An online customer protection program, coupled with a site security certification, has produced increased sales for UniformsandScrubs.com, says CEO Michael McGrath.
  • / Technology

    Watchdog Group Cuts Amazon Ties Over Privacy

    The Internet's largest retailer took what critics say is a backward step in its privacy policy two weeks ago with changes that could open the door to the future sharing of customer information with third parties. Now, an Internet consumer advocate group that had been an Amazon affiliate has responded by cutting those ties. In a statement released Wednesday, the Washington, DC-based Electronic Privacy Information Center, which had sold its books...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    The Internet's largest retailer took what critics say is a backward step in its privacy policy two weeks ago with changes that could open the door to the future sharing of customer information with third parties. Now, an Internet consumer advocate group that had been an Amazon affiliate has…

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