Consumer complaints about online competition services are high and PhonepayPlus wants to take action to improve consumer confidence. Anna Williams looks at the proposed new Special conditions.
Regulators on both sides of the pond are putting the heat on brands and influencers who breach transparency rules. Jude King reports.
With a fines run-rate of £10,000 per day, the data privacy regulator sees “nuisance marketing” as a priority. George Garrard reports.
As part of its Digital Single Market Strategy, the European Commission is reviewing the e-Privacy Directive. The Art29WP and the EDPS’ opinions on what changes should be made and why are – perhaps unsurprisingly – not in marketers’ favour. Georgina Graham reports.
Broadcast advertisers are given a little more flexibility in advertising to children, following a change to the BCAP Code. Jamie Heatly reports.
The emphasis remains on legibility and comprehension. Stefania Gross reports.
CAP releases a note on cosmetic interventions, a reminder of the need for precision when advertising incisions. Ben Dunham reports.
Over a hundred consumers challenge the fairness of Walkers’ “Spell & Go” promotion but the ASA rules that the promotion is misleading instead. What did the ASA discover? Which significant condition was missing? Chloe Deng reports.
After two upheld adjudications in 2012, the “toothless” ASA has the last laugh. Ben Poole reports.
But can an email sent to over-18’s only still appeal to children? Thomas Spanyol investigates.
Was Dr Oetker’s survey evidence adequate to substantiate a “9 out of 10 agree” claim for its pizza? Daisy Jones reports.