Hidden fees are going, going, gone! Non-optional fees should no longer be a surprise where auctions are concerned. We take a look at the guidance issues by CAP where auction guide prices are concerned. Stefania Grosso reports.
There’s been vindication for Hello Games’ No Man’s Sky, as the ASA determine that the videos and screenshots on the game’s Steam page did not constitute misleading advertising. George Garrard reports.
Wave goodbye to your favourite characters featuring in junk food ads. CAP’s ban on the advertising of HFSS food and drinks to children begins in July 2017. Chloe Deng reports.
The public placement of billboard posters for the Frightmare Halloween Festival breached CAP Code rules on the socially responsible preparation of ads. Jamie Heatly reports.
Telephone Preference Service transfer from Ofcom to ICO. Daisy Jones reports.
The ASA has considered a number of adjudications in relation to the advertising of broadband speed claims by providers. Amidst another such complaint, this time about JT Group Ltd.’s (“JT”) latest adverts, where JT claims to be “Guernsey’s fastest network”, the ASA has called for a change in the advertising of broadband speed claims. Rachael Oakley reports.
Royal & Sun Alliance has been fined by the Information Commissioner’s Office following the theft of nearly 60,000 customers’ information. Peter Barratt reports.
Consultation on the sexual portrayal of under-18s in advertising CAP and BCAP close their consultation on new rules aimed at preventing the sexual portrayal of under-18s in advertising. Jude King reports.
A dispute over a second-hand car in Belgium raised some interesting issues for the Court of Justice of the European Union to consider regarding the role of intermediaries in sales between private sellers. Thomas Spanyol reports.
Recent ICO enforcement action against two major charities highlights the importance the regulator places on transparency in building customer trust. What are the implications for other organisations aiming to unify customer privacy and business innovation? Jon Round reports.