413 Privacy

 
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By Terry O'Reilly CBC. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Advertising is only meaningful if it’s pitching something you’re interested in. But advertisers can’t know what you’re interested in without learning something about you. That means information gathering- and that touches on the sticky issue of privacy. This week Terry explains why your personal information is so important to marketers, and how the new generation of consumers is more willing to surrender personal information than their parents. He’ll also take you on a tour down a data mine, to show how savvy marketers use customer information to improve customer service- and their bottom line.

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