Launch announcement

Track sensitive account activity with the account transparency log

November 9, 2022

What launched?

The account transparency log is a new security page that provides a list of sensitive actions taken on an account via the advertising console, along with the username responsible for the change. At the time of launch, this feature publishes user and account management actions.

Account transparency log view

Account transparency log view

Why is it important?

This launch provides a way for account admins to view which user is responsible for changes to the account for security, audit, and compliance purposes. With the launch of the account transparency log, we’re providing you with fully self-service visibility into account activity.

Where is the feature available?

  • North America: United States, Canada, Mexico
  • South America: Brazil
  • Europe: Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Sweden, Poland, Turkey
  • Middle East: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
  • Asia Pacific: Australia, India, Japan, Singapore

Who can use it?

  • Account admins only
  • Vendors
  • Registered sellers
  • Authors

Where do I access it?

  • Advertising console