The ethics of terms and conditions.

We all do it, we all sign up to websites and just click through the terms and conditions without reading them. The scandals at Facebook and other online companies with regards to our data have been intensifying over the last month. The problem is that in legal terms we potentially signed away our rights because we didn’t read the terms and conditions. UK TV show the Last Leg printed out the whole T’s and C’s of Facebook a few weeks ago and discovered there was 85,000 words, to put that…

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10 of my favourite International Women’s Day campaigns

I think I am just about caught up on the International Women’s Day backlog. It’s been so great to see so many brilliant campaign so here’s 10 of my favourite campaigns – in no particular order. Sense New York look to #CelebrateWomen for International Women’s Day IRC release film showing 8 steps we can take to support women and girls FCB Inferno Launches ‘Queen Rules’ to Challenge Gender Bias With Playing Cards FCB Amsterdam and Wefilm launch It Won’t Stick campaign for International Women’s Day Barbie(R) Honors Global Role Models…

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Ethical Marketing Awards

One of the things that has frustrated me since I started this site is the lack of awards for those doing the right thing. It’s also frustrating that what awards there are all cost about £300-£1000 to enter and it seems like that’s just something which  instantly prices out some of the smaller companies. Over the next 6-12 months I’m going to try and see if I can interest companies in helping me create a new Ethical Marketing Awards that will be free to enter and be open to everyone,…

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Ethical Marketing and Data

There has been a lot of talk over the last few weeks about Facebook, and their relationship with our data.  Facebook announced that it was suspending Cambridge Analytica from the site, which stops the latter buying ads or accessing Facebook data. This appeared to be a pre-emptive response to stories which broke over the weekend in The Observer and The New York Times, of how Cambridge Analytica acquired data on 50 million Facebook users without their consent. The stories came from interviews with Christopher Wylie – a whistleblower intimately connected…

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My Favourite 10 Charity/Non-Profit/Ethical Campaigns of February 2018

These are my top 10 favourite Non-Profit, Ethical or Charity Campaigns of the previous Month. This Month – February 2018. There were some campaigns I really liked in February. 10.  Who doesn’t like pangolins, and as such who wouldn’t support World Pangolin Day, I love this art and what it represents. Limited edition prints available for World Pangolin Day 9.  I think anything that encourages young people into science cannot be a bad thing, and this seems like a great iniative. Carlsberg Launches Young Scientists Community in Davos 8. It’s…

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