Tag Archives: GDPR

4 Keys to Better Email Deliverability

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For almost a decade, email has laid claim to the title of Highest ROI–over all other direct marketing channels. For every $1 spent, email marketing generates $42 in ROI. For many companies, email has become the foundation of their digital marketing programs. As marketers, you have spent years honing your email expertise, refining your strategies, and improving your campaigns. Yet, according to a Return Path…

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Data Hygiene: More Important Than Ever

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In 2019, we witnessed a long series of data breaches at corporations like Facebook, Toyota, and MyFitnessPal. These attacks have been carried out by hackers seeking customer’s credit card numbers, user passwords, internal documents, and emails. As a result, privacy has come to the forefront of consumer minds. A recent study reported that only 25% of consumers believe that most companies are handling their personal…

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The key to improving deliverability

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According to the UK DMA, marketers report improvements in deliverability after GDPR went into effect. I mean, thank you UK DMA for doing the research. Of course deliverability is going to improve when you send mail to those people who have expressly opted into your mail. 76% report an increase in open rates in the past 12 months; 75% say click- throughs are higher; 51%…

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CCPA’s Impact For Marketers & Consumers

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On January 1st of this year, it became official: enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) had arrived. Similar to the GDPR in the EU, the CCPA grants nearly 40 million California consumers “new rights with respect to the collection of their personal information.” Great for consumers, a little confusing and concerning for businesses who aren’t sure if they’re required to comply. So what…

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Towards LGPD and Beyond – You’ve Gotta Have a Plan!

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As the GDPR deadline of May 25th, 2018 approached, one of the biggest mistakes many European senders made was to leave everything to the last moment. By that stage, many email subscribers were completely overwhelmed by inbox overload, and their simplest response was “ignore everything!” As a result, lists were decimated – research from Yieldify showed one-third of marketers lost over 30 percent of their email…

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Towards LGPD and Beyond – Getting Delivered

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In the first post in this series about learnings from GDPR as Brazilian email marketers prepare for LGPD, we focused on acquiring new customers and prospects. Now we’ll look at approaches for existing subscribers. In Europe, senders generally took one of three routes: Re-permission: Compared with previous data privacy legislation, GDPR imposed a higher duty of care. For senders using Consent as their legal basis,…

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Towards LGPD and Beyond – Legal Bases for Email Marketing

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Brazil’s new Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (LGPD) data protection legislation is now less than 12 months away, becoming effective in August 2020. While being a near carbon copy of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), there are subtle differences: Source: IAPP – GDPR matchup: Brazil’s General Data Protection Law (full version here) For Brazilian marketers, as in Europe, a major decision will be…

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Staying on Top of Your Data Down Under: Lessons from GDPR for Australian Marketers

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Australia is currently reviewing its data privacy laws. As with Europe in 2018, there is recognition that laws originally drafted in a semi-pre-digital age need refreshing to be relevant in our current world of Facebook, WhatsApp, re-targeting and artificial intelligence. Proposed recommendations1 include: Broader definition of personal information, including technical and location data Stronger consent requirements weighted in favor of the consumer Measures to require…

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