A list of acronym used on this site:


ACMA Australian Communications and Media Authority (Marketing Enforcement)
AEPD Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (Spanish Data Protection Authority)
AP Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens (Dutch Data Protection Authority)
ASA Advertising Standards Authority (Marketing Enfocement)
CNIL Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (French Data Protection Authority)
CRTC Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (Marketing Enforcement)
DNPDP Dirección Nacional de Protección de Datos Personales (Argetine Data Protection Authority)
GPEN Global Privacy Enforcement Network (international coalition)
ICO Information Commissioner’s Office (UK Data Protection Authority)
PDPC Personal Data Protection Commission (Hong Kong)
PDPC Personal Data Protection Commission (Singapore)
UWG Unlauteren Wettbewerb Gesetz (German Act Against Unfair Competition)

United States

BIPA Biometric Information Privacy Act 740 ILCS 14/
CARU Children’s Advertising Review Unit Better Business Bureau
CCPA Cable Communications Policy Act 15 USC §551
CEMA Commercial Electronic Mail Act Washington 19.190 RCW
CFPB Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
CIPA California Invasion of Privacy Act California Civil Code § 3294
COPPA Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act 15 USC §§6501-6506
CalOPPA California Online Privacy Protection Act CA Bus. & Prof. Code §§22575-22579
ECPA Electronic Communications Privacy Act 18 USC §§2510-22
ERSP Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program Better Business Bureau
FAA Federal Arbitration Act 9 USC § 1 et seq.
FACTA Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 codified to 15 U.S.C. §§1681-1681x
FCC Federal Commuications Commission
FCCPA Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act Florida Statute §559.55 et seq.
FCRA Fair Credit Reporting Act 15 USC §1681
FDCPA Fair Debt Collection Practices Act 15 USC §1692
FTC Federal Trade Commission
NAD National Advertising Division Better Business Bureau
OIBAAP Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program Better Business Bureau
PACER Public Access to Court Electronic Records
ROSCA Restore Online Shopper’s Confidence Act 15 USC §§8401-8405
SCA Stored Communications Act 18 USC §§2701-2712
TCPA Telephone Consumer Protection Act 47 USC §227 / 47 CFR §64.1200
VPPA Video Privacy Protection Act 18 USC §2710
XDID Cross Device Identification

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