CIPR: ICO issues warning to ‘adtech’ users

CIPR Members using adtech and engaging in real-time bidding are advised to read the Information Commissioner’s latest report into online advertising and data. Real-Time Bidding (RTB) is used in programmatic advertising and is underpinned by advertising technology (adtech), allowing advertisers to compete for available digital advertising space in milliseconds. It places billions of automated online adverts on webpages and apps. The report looks into the processing of special category data, and issues caused by relying solely on contracts for data sharing across the supply chain. It says: “Under data protection…

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PRCA and PRWeek launch PR and Communications Census Asia-Pacific

The PRCA and PRWeek are today launching the first PR and Communications Census for the Asia-Pacific region, in conjunction with research partner YouGov. The PR and Communications Census Asia-Pacific survey is open from today. Click here to take part: https://start.yougov.com/refer/vdg4HPLDz21ybk The results, which will be launched this Autumn, will provide the most comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the PR and communications industry across Asia Pacific. The PR and Communications Census 2019 Asia Pacific will reveal authoritative demographics and diversity figures, salaries, the gender pay gap, industry prospects, and the industry’s…

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UNESCO seeks nominations for the Avicenna Prize for Ethics in Science 2019

UNESCO invites Members States in consultation with their National Commissions, non-governmental organizations in official partnership with UNESCO, various professional, academic and non-governmental organizations active in the field of ethics of science and technology, members of relevant UNESCO’s expert bodies and UNESCO’s partners, to propose candidates for the UNESCO Avicenna Prize for Ethics in Science 2019. This year it will reward activities in the field of advancing the “Ethics of Environment” with a special thematic focus on ethics of climate change and environmental sustainability. Deadline for the submission of candidates: 9…

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Wimbledon rolls out posters merging tennis greats with history’s era-defining moments: “The Story Continues”

To amplify Wimbledon’s recent filmic trailer ‘The Story Continues’, McCann London has created three posters for the 2019 Championship under the title ‘Some Stories Live Forever’. The posters are packed full of craft and attention to detail – to excite existing fans and inspire a new generation through the unique Wimbledon story. Each poster features tennis greats – Althea Gibson, Arthur Ashe & Martina Navratilova – who are cleverly merged with historical news stories, each blending era-defining moments of human endeavour. An innovative hybrid of craft, that merged photography to create unique…

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The Prince’s Trust and LDC join forces to back new generation of young entrepreneurs deterred by lack of funding and support

Almost two thirds (65 per cent) of young people hope to start their own business but say a lack of funding and practical experience is putting them off, according to new research by YouGov commissioned by The Prince’s Trust and LDC. The research, which polled over 2,000 18-30 year olds on their future ambitions, found that a lack of funding (57 per cent), a lack of practical business experience (49 per cent) and ‘fear of failure’ (48 per cent) were the most commonly cited barriers to becoming their own boss.…

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