SEATTLE, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Fish was honored as a Top 10 recipient of the Online Trust Alliance's (OTA) 2014 Online Trust Honor Roll for demonstrating exceptional data protection, privacy and security in an effort to better protect its customers and brand, and to elevate their trust level. The Online Trust Honor Roll is a composite independent audit of over two-dozen best practices enhancing consumer trust and data protection. Companies honored as recipients of the Honor Roll serve as "North Star" examples for others to follow. Big Fish continually demonstrates these industry best practices that promote innovation and self-regulation in protecting consumer data.
"Security and privacy of our customers' data is a cornerstone of Big Fish. It is considered heavily with every business decision we make. We are proud that this has shown through and that we are being recognized for a third consecutive year by the Online Trust Alliance, which continues to raise the bar for online best practices and holds all digital retailers accountable to high online security standards," said Paul Thelen, Founder and CEO of Big Fish.
Big Fish is the world's largest publisher and distributor of casual games. Since it launched in 2002, it has launched across all casual genres more than 3500 PC and Mac games on its online marketplace, and more than 450 unique mobile games for both iOS and Android devices. Big Fish accepted its award at the OTA's award ceremony held at the IRCE Conference in Chicago, IL.
The objectives of the Honor Roll are to 1) recognize leadership and commitment to best practices that aid in the protection of online trust and confidence in online services; 2) enable businesses to enhance their security, data protection and privacy practices; 3) move from compliance to stewardship, demonstrating support of meaningful self-regulation; and 4) promote security & privacy as part of a company's brand promise and value proposition. To review the full 2014 Honor Roll report, please download a free copy at: https://otalliance.org/HonorRoll
About Big Fish
Founded in 2002, Big Fish is the world¹s largest producer and distributor of casual games, delivering fun to millions of people around the world through its mobile distribution and e-commerce game platforms. As a consistent top 10 top-grossing worldwide iOS publisher and the #1 casual PC/Mac producer of games in the world, Big Fish has distributed more than 2.5 billion games to customers in 150 countries from a growing catalogue of 450+ unique mobile games and 3,500+ unique PC games. Successfully transitioning the company from PC-centric to mobile-centric, the company's mobile revenues were almost 50% of its overall gross revenue in just under 3 years. Big Fish Casino leads the way and was the only casino game to be named on both of Apple's 2013 top-grossing iPad and iPhone charts. The company is headquartered in Seattle, WA, with regional offices in Oakland, CA, and Luxembourg.
About The Online Trust Alliance (OTA)
The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) is a 501c3 charitable non-profit with the mission to enhance online trust and empower users, while promoting innovation and the vitality of the internet. OTA's goal is to help educate businesses, policy makers and stakeholders while developing and advancing best practices and tools to enhance the protection of users' security, privacy and identity. OTA supports collaborative public-private partnerships, benchmark reporting, meaningful self-regulation and data stewardship.
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