Enhancements of Access managements and Maintenance schedule

February 26, 2020:
This release has completed as scheduled.
February 20, 2020 :
Updated the announcement with new date.
February 6, 2020 :
Enhancements and the maintenance were postponed.
We will make further announcements once the date has been decided.
January 23, 2020 :
Announced the release schedule.
Dear customer,

Thank you for using Yahoo! Ads.

There will be an enhancement made to access managements. A system maintenance
is scheduled due to this enhancement. Please see the following details.

Once again, thank you for using Yahoo! Ads.

■ Feature enhancements:

1. Schedule:
 February 7, 2020 (Fri) JST
 *Schedule may change without prior notice.

2. Products:
 Search Ads
 Display Ads

3. Overview:
 Managing accounts will be improved as follows.

 3-1. "Account access":
 Giving "Account access" for each account will become available.
 "Account access" is an access level that can edit account information.
 Currently, "Edit" level has this access level.
 This allows specified users to have tool admin access that can edit
 all accounts in the agency.
 *Giving "Account access" to the MCC account is available.
 3-2. "Invite" to account:
 Inviting other accounts to your account will become available.
 Yahoo! JAPAN business ID created in other agencies are eligible to
 have access levels to update or monitor the account.
 This makes a user can update or monitor the account across agencies
 with a single Yahoo! JAPAN business ID.
 3-3. More available actions for each access level:
 - Edit
  With Display Ads account, editing the following account information
  will become available.   
   - Monthly budget (invoice accounts only)
   - End date (invoice accounts only)
   - Auto-tagging
 - Read-only
  Creating and removing performance reports will become available for
  Search Ads and Display Ads accounts.

4. Master Terms and Conditions:
 We will update our Master Terms and Conditions.
 For the details, refer to the following page:

5. Precautions:
 You cannot invite Yahoo! JAPAN business IDs in the companies that do not
 use the Campaign management tool.

6. Remarks:
 - On this enhancement, existing access or roles will not change.
 - You can manage account access only in the Campaign management tool.
  You will receive more detailed information after the release.

■ System maintenance:

1. Schedule:
 February 6, 2020 (Thu) 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (JST)
 *Schedule may change without prior notice.

2. Tool:
 Yahoo! Ads Campaign management tool

3. Impacts:
 Any action in the "Roles" tab will be unavailable.

4. Remarks:
 This maintenance does not impact ad deliveries.
 This maintenance does not affect actions on the Campaign management
 Tool except for the "Roles" tab.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Yahoo! JAPAN API support team