The recent ruling by the European Union's top court against Facebook has caused quite a stir in the global marketing industry, sparking discussions about the future of data usage and privacy regulations. Even though the ruling primarily affects European operations, it is still significant news for marketers in New Zealand.
According to the EU court's decision, big tech companies like Facebook are now required to obtain user consent before processing personal data, combining it with data from other platforms, and using it for personalised advertisements. This ruling challenges Facebook's argument of "legitimate interest" when it comes to leveraging user data without their consent.
As the marketing industry in New Zealand continues to evolve, it is crucial to keep conversations around data privacy and responsible consumer information usage at the forefront. Adapting to changing regulations and meeting consumer expectations is essential for building trust and maintaining successful marketing strategies in the digital era.
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