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COPPA

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

 
The primary goal of COPPA is to place parents in control over what information is collected from their young children online.
 

COPPA was designed to protect children under age 13 while accounting for the dynamic nature of the Internet. The Rule applies to operators of commercial websites and online services (including mobile apps) directed to children under 13 that collect, use, or disclose personal information from children. It also applies to operators of general audience websites or online services with actual knowledge that they are collecting, using, or disclosing personal information from children under 13. Finally, the Rule applies to websites or online services that have actual knowledge that they are collecting personal information directly from users of another website or online service directed to children. To learn more about COPPA, visit the Federal Trade Commission website.