Programme Overview

Established in 2012 the Consumer Trust initiative aims to raise awareness of issues surrounding trust in mobile products and services, establish industry best practices and provide practical tools across the mobile value chain, built on the consumer’s informed consent. The Working Group includes privacy experts, app developers and legal counsel along with technical and senior business development executives.

Objectives

The Consumer Trust Initiative consists of three workstreams:

Education

Build trust by raising awareness of the innovative solutions introduced by industry to counter privacy & security threats

Regulation

Help mobile companies understand international privacy and data laws

Innovation

Help prepare the ground for new mobile products and services that leverage increasing consumer awareness of privacy & security

Quick Links

 Resources

UK smartphone users & GDPR
Understanding Digital Consent Whitepaper
MEF Global Consumer Trust Report 2017
Consumer Trust Ebulletin
Data Privacy Summit CES 2017
European Consumer Trust Summit 2016
Understanding the Personal Data Economy
Consumer Trust Summit San Francisco 2016
Trust and IoT Report 2016
MEF Guides To Data Regulation
Global Consumer Trust Report 2016
European Consumer Trust Summit 2015
Global Consumer Trust Report 2015
Global mhealth & Wearables Report 2015

Working Group Members

American Express

American Express

Barclays Bank plc

Barclays Bank plc

BASEBONE

BASEBONE

BICS

BICS

Boku

Boku

digi.me

digi.me

Evernote

Evernote

Forgerock

Forgerock

Gemalto

Gemalto

Hiya

Hiya

Infinite Convergence Solutions

Infinite Convergence Solutions

Infobip

Infobip

iProov

iProov

Kaleyra

Kaleyra

Microsoft

Microsoft

Mobile TeleSystems

Mobile TeleSystems

Ooredoo Group

Ooredoo Group

Orange Group

Orange Group

Pine Global

Pine Global

Preiskel & Co LLP

Preiskel & Co LLP

SAP

SAP

Syntonic

Syntonic

Tapcore

Tapcore

Telefonica

Telefonica

Trunomi

Trunomi

VAS2Nets Technologies

VAS2Nets Technologies

Vodafone

Vodafone

Zenvia

Zenvia

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