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Re: Proposed First Party definition

From: Nick Doty <npdoty@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2011 14:37:59 -0700
Message-ID: <CAPtqNuwjjJy=mj2B-VLzF3ZgkjV12H_SWqugbFem4mCrFXR5Vg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Amy Colando (LCA)" <acolando@microsoft.com>
Cc: "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>
I believe this is a definition for ISSUE-10:


On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 11:47 AM, Amy Colando (LCA)

> Nick, I hope that you can help me out by assigning this to the correct
> issue(s) as necessary? Many thanks.
> In response to an earlier request for submission of suggested definitions
> for First Party, we are submitting the proposed definition draft below.  The
> proposed definition includes elements from CDT, EFF, DAA and other
> submissions, so is definitely a mash-up from many different sources. Thanks.
> A First Party is the entity (and its Affiliates) that owns or Controls the
> Web site the end user visits.  A First Party also includes the owner of a
> widget, search box or similar service with which a consumer interacts, even
> if the First Party does not own or have Control over the Web site where its
> services are displayed to the consumer.
> An Affiliate is (1) an entity that Controls, or is Controlled by, or is
> under common Control with, another entity; or (2) an entity where the
> relationship to another entity is evident to end users through co-branding
> or similar means.
> Note1: Control to be defined as management or operational control - see
> http://www.aboutads.info/principles for sample definition of Control.
> Note2: Elsewhere, standard should state that First Parties and others may
> use vendors to carry out otherwise permitted activities on their behalf.
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