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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 »

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 »

Global-Z Launches Global Name Standardization Solution

April 26, 2016

BENNINGTON, VT.,  April 20th, 2015 — Global-Z International recently launched a new Global Name Standardization Solution that services all countries in the world. The new service is a best-in-class solution that provides valuable information to clients who care greatly about the user experience and want to get the gender references right. Global Name Standardization will identify, with a high rate of accuracy, the gender of all records in large global datasets. The driving use case for this new solution is to clean up messy name data in order to improve data record matching rates.  Another service benefit is to improve…read more »

Global-Z Launches Best-In-Class Japan Name Gender Identification Service

December 16, 2015

  BENNINGTON, VT., December 17th, 2015 — Global-Z International recently announced its brand new name gender assignment capabilities for the country of Japan. The new gender assignment technology is a best-in-class solution that provides valuable information to businesses who manage Japanese customer data. Global-Z’s service will identify, with a high rate of accuracy, the gender of all records in Japanese datasets. At the core of Global-Z’s Japan Gender assignment technology is a new name database that contains millions of gender-identified name records. This dataset, along with Global-Z’s proprietary matching technology, improves accuracy and match rates during a database cleanse and…read more »

EU Court Rules EU-US Safe Harbor Agreement on the Transfer of Personal Data is Invalid

November 2, 2015

~by Paul Harris, Sales & Marketing Global-Z International would like to make you aware of a significant change in rules governing personal data transfer between the United States and the European Union (EU). EU law requires that companies exporting citizens’ personal data do so only to countries providing a similar level of legal protection for that data. In the case of the U.S., the exchange of personal data has been covered by the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles, which the European Commission ruled in July 2000 provide adequate protection. The new ruling, handed down on October 6th, 2015, has made the…read more »

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Global-Z CEO Speaking at UPU Addressing Conference in Switzerland

October 20, 2015

BENNINGTON, VT., October 22nd, 2015 — Global-Z International announced today its CEO and Co-Founder, Dimitri Garder, has accepted an invitation to be a guest speaker at a new Global Addressing Conference hosted by the Universal Postal Union (UPU) in Berne, Switzerland, on October, 26th – 27th during the UPU Council of Administration session. The UPU organized this event with the goal of exploring how to extend access to global address infrastructure. The two-day event will discuss new ways for addresses to be developed and implemented faster and at lower cost, in particular through the use of new technologies. The conference…read more »

Global-Z Unveils New Canada NCOA Program to Meet Changing Regulatory Requirements

September 15, 2015

BENNINGTON, VT., September 10, 2015 — Global-Z International today announced a (GZ_Can2.0 NCOA) new service to help businesses comply with sweeping revisions to the National Change of Address (NCOA) program, slated to take effect Jan. 1, 2016. As a leading mail service provider for Canada Post, Global-Z works with clients engaged in large-scale data stores used for marketing and other direct mail activity. Global-Z cross-checks a client’s databases against the millions of entries in the NCOA database, modifying or purging incorrect addresses. Using these NCOA-updated lists, Global-Z clients see faster delivery times, better penetration and lower costs associated with undeliverable…read more »

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Global-Z Adds Multiple New Countries to Phone Standardization Services

June 10, 2015

  Global-Z International Inc., a leading international contact data quality services provider, recently announced they have added Argentina, Sweden, Norway and Finland to their phone standardization capabilities list. Global-Z’s Phone Number Standardization solution validates and standardizes international phone numbers. The service parses, validates and formats global phone number data based on country-specific rules. By utilizing global datasets, Global-Z is able to append geographic, carrier and additional information to international phone numbers. “South America and Europe are large target growth areas for many of the clients we serve,” said Ed Barbeau, Global-Z’s Vice President of Operations. “Adding these four countries to…read more »

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Get Ready for TFM&A 2015!

January 20, 2015

We are getting ready for the 2015 annual Technology for Marketing & Advertising (TFM&A) conference in London. This year’s show will take place at Olympia National on February 25th and 26th. This year, the Global-Z team can be found in the Global Marketing Alliance (GMA) lounge at booth number U10. The lounge is your base at the show especially designed for international solution suppliers, global visitors and GMA members. As always, we are looking forward to seeing you at the 2015 conference! Please Contact Us to schedule  a meeting during the show. We would love to talk to you about all our Direct Marketing and Data Quality solutions. We are also providing free…read more »

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