Videos

Complying with Do Not Call

If you market your products or services by phone – or if someone has hired you to handle their telemarketing for them – it’s a good idea to know about the Do Not Call provisions of the Telemarketing Sales Rule and how to comply.

Complying with the CAN-SPAM Act

Explains seven things businesses that use email to promote their products or services need to know to comply with the CAN-SPAM Act.

Complying with the Funeral Rule

The Funeral Rule gives people making funeral arrangements some important rights. And it establishes some basic requirements for funeral homes. If you sell funeral goods and services, you’ll want to know how to comply.

Debt Collection

If you’re in the debt collection business, it’s up to you to comply with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Debt Relief Services and the Telemarketing Sales Rule

If your business is involved in debt relief services, learn about complying with amendments to the Telemarketing Sales Rule.

Endorsement Guides

Do your ads use endorsements or testimonials? The FTC’s endorsement guides establish guidelines for advertisers.

Fraud: An Inside Look

Thinking about buying a business? Learn what questions to ask to help you determine if a business opportunity is a scam or the real deal.

Green Guides

If you’re making claims about the environmental benefits of your products, you must back them up with competent and reliable scientific evidence. The FTC’s Green Guides explain how truth-in-advertising principles apply to green claims.

Mobile Apps

If you’re in the business of developing mobile apps, it’s important to give the straight story about what your app can do and be transparent about your privacy practices. Consider these tips if you’re developing an app.

Peer-to-Peer File Sharing

For most companies, using customer and employee information is an everyday part of doing business. If you have this type of sensitive information in your files or on your computer systems, consider the risks of file sharing software and learn what you can do to protect that sensitive information.

Protecting Children's Privacy Under COPPA

This video outlines five key changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule that your business needs to know about. The revised rule expands who’s covered by COPPA, puts additional protections in place, and streamlines other procedures companies must follow.

Protecting Personal Information: A Guide for Business (interactive tutorial)

Safeguarding sensitive data is just plain good business. Are you taking steps to protect personal information? To learn more about how you can implement these principles in your business, take the full 20-minute interactive tutorial. Here's a one-minute snippet to give you a flavor of the tutorial:

Protecting Your Business from Fraud

Protect your business from con artists who try to fool you into paying for office supplies, business directory listings, or Internet services you haven't ordered.

The Business Center Is Your Link to the Law

The Business Center is your link to the law. It gives you and your employees the tools you need to comply. Learn how you can use the free resources to enhance compliance and build your customers’ trust.

The Business Opportunity Rule

If you sell business opportunities, the FTC’s Business Opportunity Rule requires that you give potential buyers a one-page disclosure document.