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GDPR one year on - How media libraries are helping with data regulation compliance

The Data Protection Act (DPA), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Privacy and Electronic Communications (PECR) and imminent ePrivacy Regulation (ePR) - in our current climate, marketers need to be regulation experts in order to avoid serious consequences. Getting data right is a legal imperative, but it’s not easy keeping abreast of the regulations, ongoing changes and how these apply to your business.

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Migration to new digital asset management tool gets a thumbs up for Third Light

Associated British Ports (ABP) is the UK’s leading port operator, with a unique network of 21 ports across England, Scotland and Wales. Ports include Immingham, the UKs busiest port, and Southampton, the nation’s second largest and most efficient container port, as well as the UK’s number one for cars and cruise. In 2016 ABP and its customers handled 89 million tonnes of cargo. Together with their customers, they support 119,000 jobs and contribute £7.5 billion to the UK economy every year. Rachel Pennicott, Corporate Affairs and Marketing Coordinator, tells us how beneficial Chorus, their new digital asset management system, has been to their commercial operation.

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Cutting-edge wave tech sensation streamlines media management with Chorus

Kelly Slater Wave Company (KSWC) is the first company in the world to develop a formula that combines cutting edge science, engineering and design to create the longest, open-barrel, high-performance wave in existence. The wave system can mimic the power, speed and experience found in the best ocean waves. As envisioned by 11-time world champion Kelly Slater, KSWC was created to evolve the sport of surfing by making it more accessible. In 2016, WSL Holdings, the parent company of the World Surf League (WSL), acquired a majority stake in KSWC, and together they’re aiming to create a global network of world-class, high-performance training centers where top athletes can perfect their talent using the wave technology.

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Third Light strengthens team with appointment of ex-Spotify e-learning specialist

Over the past few years, Third Light has been steadily expanding its skillset to accommodate ambitious growth plans and optimize its services. Product development, sales and marketing, and customer support teams have all gained additional expertise and changes in the structure have also shown a continued commitment to putting their customers first. Last year, the Customer Success team, headed up by Danny Smith welcomed Product Specialist Marco Michelutto and more recently Guy Johnson joined as the new Training Manager, having previously worked at music tech giant Spotify.

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Using Google’s Artificial Intelligence to tag images

Modern computer vision systems can, potentially, save a lot of time and effort when it comes to tagging generic content. For example, stock images and pictures of common objects can be tagged with very good results. Third Light integrates with Google's Cloud Vision system to provide this facility as part of Chorus. Read more