Children's Privacy

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) gives parents control over what information websites can collect from their kids. The COPPA Rule puts additional protections in place and streamlines other procedures that companies covered by the rule need to follow. The COPPA FAQs can help keep your company COPPA compliant. Learn about the COPPA Safe Harbor Program and about organizations the FTC has approved to implement safe harbor programs. You can also get information about ways to get verifiable parental consent– including new methods the Commission has approved – and the process for seeking approval for new methods.

Guidance

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) applies to websites for kids, but it also may apply to sites aimed at general audiences. Read this revised publication to find out when your site is subject to COPPA.

A step-by-step plan for determining if your company is covered by COPPA — and how to comply with the Rule.

Need resources on the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule? These revised FAQs from the FTC can help keep your company COPPA compliant.