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Brand Safety

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Advertisers fear the web content they end up on, i.e. the context surrounding their creative, may be detrimental to their brand values and potentially damage their reputation with long standing affect. Some high profile examples of this were reported by The Sun in 2015 and more recently by The Times in February 2017.

Brand safety is therefore all about ensuring adverts only appear on appropriate content. We verify digital business, including ad tech providers, to help them demonstrate they're doing all they can to deliver this.


The Digital Trading Standards Group (DTSG)

The Digital Trading Standards Group (DTSG) is a cross industry working group managed by JICWEBS.

The group created a set of high level Principles aimed at minimising the risk of ad misplacement and our role is to independently assess whether a business is compliant with these Principles.

Upon successful completion, businesses are issued a Certificate and Seal of Compliance from JICWEBS, demonstrating their commitment to brand safety.

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Content Verification

Content Verification (CV) technology is designed to crawl through hundreds of web pages, classifying the content and making decisions on whether the content is appropriate for the advertising campaign. 

This means they reduce the risk of advertising appearing alongside inappropriate content such as adult, hate speech, breaking news and illegal websites for example.

Working towards the JICWEBS Content Verification (CV) Principles, we verify the capabilities of CV Products in a consistent and transparent way.

 

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