Building privacy, security and trust in digital engagement
Fostering Trust Advocating Privacy Innovating Co-location Smart Places The Krowd® App R&D

Defining a privacy respectful business model for digital engagement in places

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Video: Geoff Revill at IPEN Workshop 2017

Video: The Effect on Market Organisation of PIMS/PDS's – Clouded'd Thinking? – MyData 2017

Video: How to build a commercially viable and trustworthy social platform – MyData 2018

Video: Krowdthink speaks on GDPR panel at Eventtechlive Nov 2017

Fostering Trust

Only a conscious commitment to empower customers can halt the current downward spiral of trust in digital engagement.

Backed by a commitment to build a product or service development culture that respects privacy built on security.

Advocating Privacy

Digital privacy is needed for a free digital society

Privacy will not become ubiquitous until it becomes a commercial asset

The first freedom should be from location tracking. No other data gives such deep insight to who you are

Innovating Co-location

Unlocking location value for citizens & places, whilst sustaining location privacy, is achieved through the insight that it’s the co-location of people that is important, not their location

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Smart Places - Smart Cities

The strategic challenge is to engage staff and public in making places smarter.

Fostering digital engagement in places sustains the data value locally and maximizes RoI for the place and the city.

Learn how we make places smarter.

Krowd Awards & Recognition

Won £250K competitive bid to innovate safety in crowded places post the 2017 UK Terror attacks

Security Minister Ben Wallace MP receives demonstration of KrowdSafe

Professional Member - Major Events International & official event and crowd safety app for MEI Summit

Best Innovation in Crowd Resilience
Major Events Summit 2018

Top 50 Finalist (1000+ applicants)
London MillionPoundStartUp

Commended Finalist UKCeB Excellence Awards
Defence Information 2017

Top 20 Finalist UK DCMS Cyber Innovation Awards
InfoSecurity 2017

Our Blog

Bringing Digital & Place Together The Importance of Communi...
Our post Covid world will be different, but no-one really knows how. Yet there is a general consensus that digital will play an increasingly important role. People will t... (read more)
To be paid for your Data Use?
As people start to see the damage to society that current prevalent internet behemoth business models are doing, they seek to offer alternative approaches. One that keeps... (read more)
Event App Security Is it taken seriously?
The recent Tory Party Conference app privacy and security breachraises an important question; do apps undergo security testing? The answer it seems is – very few. T... (read more)
Krowdthink receives Innovation Award for crowd resilience, s...
Krowdthink Ltd, developers of the Krowd event and venue app for security and fan engagement, announces that it has been awarded best innovation in crowd resilience by Maj... (read more)
Our Concerns on Blockchain Please prove us wrong
before reading on view this excellent Youtube TedX talk on the value and benefit of Blockchain: Note the speakers view on uncertainty addresse... (read more)
A Business Philosophy for a Better Internet
Simply put, its a place I can go and trust that I can lead a digital life that is as free as my real life is. However our digital freedoms, and consequentially our real w... (read more)
Redefining Trust in Digital Engagement
Krowdthink has spent a long time researching and thinking about how to build a business that is fundamentally trustworthy when delivering a digital service. This blogsumm... (read more)
A Philosophical View of Digital Society
We often get asked by investors, why don’t you take the easy option, you have a solid idea for localised digital engagement, just get the data, sell it and make us ... (read more)
Privacy Settings are a Privacy Failure
The EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) being written into statute this month explicitly calls for those storing or operating on personal data to follow the 7 pr... (read more)
Wi-Fi Location Privacy as a Commercial Asset
The Big Data mentality that pervades almost all Internet deployment technologies, services and apps, tends to think of location data as the diamond in the Big Data treasu... (read more)

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@PrivacyMatters @VodafoneUK @Barclays OK, do you have a formal complaint structure doc I should use?
@PrivacyMatters @VodafoneUK @Barclays Time before last i made sure a written note was placed on my barclays custome…
@PrivacyMatters @VodafoneUK @Barclays Yes. Their cookie complaint interface is a black hole. Looks like info collat…
@PrivacyMatters @VodafoneUK Not as bad as @Barclays who wait until you login to your bank account & only then drop…
Full on take down of Facebook by @carolecadwalla @guardiantech but whats the end game? reg…
@AnnCavoukian You can give back control AND recognise public disinterest in managing their data rights. 1. Innovate…
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