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IT Regulatory Compliance in North America by Alan Calder

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CHAPTER 6: ONLINE PERSONAL PRIVACY

The Children’s Online Personal Privacy Act 1998 (‘COPPA’)

The primary goal of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (‘COPPA’) is to give parents control over what information is collected from their children online and how that information is used.4

COPPA applies to operators of:

• commercial websites and online services directed to children under 13 that collect personal information from them;

• general audience sites that knowingly collect personal information from children under 13; and

• general audience sites that have a separate children’s area and that collect personal information from children under 13.

COPPA requires operators to:

• post a privacy policy on the homepage of the website ...

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