As the Accountability Program celebrates its 5th anniversary, it is premiering its annual conference at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Marina del Rey, Los Angeles, CA. This half-day conference is a deep dive into interest-based advertising and self-regulation.Read More
NARB has named 22 new members to the advertising industry’s only peer-review process – a body that serves to assure that advertising claims are truthful and accurate.Read More
Effective Feb. 2, 2016, filing fees for challenges at the National Advertising Division or NARB appeals will increase.Read More
Children’s Advertising Review Unit and Toy Industry Association Collaborate to Produce A Parent’s Guide to Advertising and Your Child Free Resource Has Been Updated to Include New Information About Online and Mobile Ads NEW YORK, NY | September 30, 2015 – The Children’s...Read More
The Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program regulates behavioral advertising across the Internet. Leading industry associations developed seven principles which businesses are required to follow.Read More
The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program provides a quick and effective mechanism for evaluating, investigating, analyzing and resolving inquiries regarding the truthfulness and accuracy of the primary or core efficacy or performance claims that are communicated in national direct response advertising.Read More
CARU's basic activities are the review and evaluation of child-directed advertising in all media, and online privacy practices as they affect children. When these are found to be misleading, inaccurate, or inconsistent with CARU's guidelines, CARU seeks change through the voluntary cooperation of advertisers.Read More
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The Advertising Self-Regulatory Council (ASRC) establishes the policies and procedures for advertising industry self-regulation, including the National Advertising Division (NAD), Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU), National Advertising Review Board (NARB), Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) and Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program (Accountability Program.) The self-regulatory system is administered by the Council of Better Business Bureaus.
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ASRC Digests feature short summaries of key cases in several industries or topic areas. To access the full text of decisions of the National Advertising Division (NAD), National Advertising Review Board (NARB), Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU) and Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program, please contact Rey Persaud, rpersaud <at> asrc.bbb.org. The full text of decisions issued by the Online Interest-Based Accountability Program are available above, at the Accountability Program tab.