Thursday, October 24, 2019

Placement is paramount – sexually explicit ad banned from tabloid’s back...

On 21 September 2016, the ASA banned a sexually explicit ad for Luv2Chat, which promoted adult chat lines and was featured on the back...

Czech Data Protection Authority issues warning on marketing communications, consent, and...

What is the issue? Under the current Czech legislation, electronic contact details may be used for marketing communications only with users' prior consent (opt-in), or...

CAP Responds to GDPR with Amendments to the Advertising CAP Code

Until 25 May 2018, regulation of data protection issues in relation to advertising was governed by Section 10 and Appendix 3 of the CAP...

UK Government strengthens rules governing the online resale of tickets to...

The issue Tickets for live events are generally made available for purchase at prices determined by an event organiser. However, these tickets are often bought...

Product Placement

The digital media landscape is evolving fast, with technology and consumer interest developing at a pace that challenges regulatory bodies. One example is product...

Four lessons from the ASA’s first bans on sexist ads

The two ads, for Mondelez's Philadelphia cream cheese and a Volkswagen electric car, were found to be in breach of new ASA rules prohibiting...

German influencer fights back against the German competition watchdog on the...

As previously reported by MediaWrites, the rules on influencer advertising in Germany are strict – something that influencers don’t like much. Recently, the German competition...

CAP releases a new guide for social media influencers

CAP and the CMA have teamed up to create a new guide, "An Influencer’s Guide to making clear that ads are ads", which sets...

Time for Transparency: Increasing pressure on Instagram “Influencers” to go #nofilter...

"Flat Tummy Tea" in Hot Water with the ASA In the UK, the Advertising Standards Agency upheld two complaints about unsupported health claims in relation...

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