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Global-Z Earns Approval as a Eircode Provider

February 21, 2017

~by Paul Harris, Marketing Manager Global-Z International Inc. is proud to announce that it is one of the top global data quality vendors to be approved as a Eircode Provider. Eircode is Ireland’s newly adopted postcode system. Eircode enables people and businesses to find every address in Ireland, helping to improve all our address hygiene and data quality solutions for Ireland contact data. According the Eircode website, “Over 35% of addresses in Ireland share their address with at least one other property, making it difficult for those delivering goods and services to accurately identify the location of an address. Eircode has…read more »

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Global-Z Achieves Self-Certification with EU-US Privacy Shield Framework

January 9, 2017

  Today, we are proud to announce that Global-Z is one of the top global data quality vendors to certify with the new EU-US Privacy Shield by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Our self-certification was declared official and finalized during the 2016 holiday break on 12/27/2016. The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework was designed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and European Commission to provide companies on both sides of the Atlantic with a mechanism to comply with EU data protection requirements when transferring personal data from the European Union to the United States in support of transatlantic commerce. “Global-Z International…read more »

Global Mailer Predictions for 2017: Costs, Trade Deals & Drones

December 12, 2016

~by Merry Law, President of WorldVu LLC Another year has passed and it’s time to dust off my crystal ball to make my global mailer predictions for 2017. It’s been quite a year for direct marketers and the marketing landscape is changing rapidly in the age of big data.  You can view my previous predictions for 2016 here, if you’d like to see how those turned out.  Now, lets get down to business for the new year! Here’s what I see coming in 2017 Postal reform legislation will be delayed again in the U.S.  It won’t pass Congress before the new Congress…read more »

REMINDER: Canada Post CNCOA ID’s May Be Due for Renewal

November 16, 2016

  Global-Z would like to remind our clients and contacts who use Canada Post’s National Change of Address (CNCOA) Mover Data services that your annual NCOA Terms of Use agreement may be up for renewal. This can be renewed by contacting Canada Post directly and requesting your ID renewal. An ID is valid for 12 months and you must re-accept Terms of Use before its expiry to avoid service interruptions. Please continue to ensure that all recipients of CNCOA Mover Data in your organization are aware of and understand the Terms of Use. For more information on the changes made…read more »

Global-Z to Self-Certify with Privacy Shield

September 20, 2016

BENNINGTON, VT, September 20th, 2016 — Global-Z International Inc., a leader in global data quality, today announced their plans to self-certify with the new Privacy Shield program. The European Commission (EC) adopted EU-U.S. Privacy Shield last July 2016. The new Privacy Shield framework protects the fundamental rights of anyone in the EU whose personal data is transferred to the United States, as well as bringing legal clarity for businesses relying on transatlantic data transfers. “Our European data quality services are central to giving our clients the best solutions possible, said Dimitri Garder, Global-Z Founder and CEO. “We feel the new…read more »

Global-Z International Names Gary White V.P. of Global Sales

September 15, 2016

BENNINGTON, VT, September 12th, 2016 — Global-Z International Inc., a leader in global data quality, today announced the appointment of Gary White as its new vice president of Global Sales. “As we enter the next phase to grow in the multi-billion dollar data quality marketplace, Global-Z continues to attract the top talent in the industry,” said Dimitri Garder Global-Z founder and CEO. White comes to Global-Z with over twenty years of sales experience in the international data quality marketplace. Chief Marketing Officer Ted Haas said. “White brings a wealth of leadership experience in the data solutions industry, particularly in South…read more »

How to Throw the Best GZ Luau Ever!

September 8, 2016

~by Jennifer Martell & Katie Favreau, Global-Z Co-Morale Officers Step One: Convince the company management that the Luau should be made a permanent annual event.  This is accomplished by informing the management that the Luau has been made into a permanent annual event. Step Two: Obtain funding for said Luau to make it the best GZ Luau ever.  This can be done by gathering quotes for various things such as park admissions, food, drinks, assorted supplies, and items for GZ Swag Bags.  The quotes and estimated final costs are then presented in a tropical themed PowerPoint presentation that plays the…read more »

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: Most Frequently Asked Questions

July 27, 2016

~by Paul Harris, Global-Z Marketing Manager Are you ready for the new Privacy Shield regulations? The new EU-US agreement is bringing some major changes for American businesses that process European customer data. While many more questions are yet to be answered about Privacy Shield’s impact, we collected the top most frequently asked questions to help you better understand the regulations.     What is Privacy Shield? On July, 12th 2016 the European Commission (EC) adopted the new EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (formerly known as EU-US Safe Harbor). The new Privacy Shield framework protects the fundamental rights of anyone in the EU…read more »

Privacy Shield Update: European Commission launches EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

July 14, 2016

(Note: This article is an update on our first article about Privacy Shield posted in the February  2016 edition of GZ News.) ~by Paul Harris, Marketing Director On July, 12th 2016 the European Commission (EC) adopted the new EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. The new Privacy Shield framework protects the fundamental rights of anyone in the EU whose personal data is transferred to the United States, as well as bringing legal clarity for businesses relying on transatlantic data transfers. Global-Z CEO and Co-Founder Dimitri Garder said: “In the upcoming weeks and months we will update our clients and partners regarding how the…read more »

Privacy Shield Update: March 2016

March 22, 2016

(Note: This article is an update on our first article about Privacy Shield posted in the February  2016 edition of GZ News.) ~By Ted Haas, Global-Z Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) On February 2nd, 2016 the US Department of Commerce and European Commission issued a press release that outlined some key changes to the EU-US Safe Harbor; now dubbed the “Privacy Shield.”   This agreement replaces Safe Harbor, which was declared invalid on October 6th, 2015. Here are some of the key updates since this major decision has been announced.     Overview: What is Privacy Shield? It is a robust framework…read more »