Does your technology product tigger COPPA? Know the signs

Do you trigger COPPA? – If your website, app, game or online service attracts kids under the age of 13, your technology product could trigger COPPA.

According to the FTC, “The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule seeks to put parents in control of what information commercial websites collect from their children online.  Most companies that run websites directed to children under 13 are aware of their responsibilities under the COPPA Rule.  But if you run a site directed to a general audience or operate an ad network, plug-in, or other third-party service used by kid-directed sites, you may have COPPA compliance obligations, too.”

If your technology product does any of the following, you likely trigger COPPA regulations:

Do you collect personal and/or demographic information such as first name, last name, email, phone, username, password, age, gender, city, state, hobbies? Does your product have the ability…

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