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Digital Identity in the Metaverse: Addressing Kids & Teens

PRIVO hosted an event for Identity Management Day 2022, with an in-depth discussion on why identity is important in the metaverse and what will it ...

What is the UK's Children's Code?

What you Need to Know about the UK's Children's Code The UK's Children's Code came into force in September 2021. It has a statutory footing meaning ...

The K-12 Cybersecurity Act of 2021: Will it Go Far Enough?

Learning has been seriously disrupted and fundamentally altered by the pandemic. While schools everywhere have learned valuable lessons about ...

PRIVO Applauds FTC Move to De-List Aristotle as Safe Harbor

Not All Safe Harbors are Equal to the Task of Compliance with COPPA  Washington, DC – August 10 – Privacy Vaults Online (PRIVO), an innovator in ...

Cookies, Consent & Children Prove a Challenge

May 10, 2021 Consent is fast becoming a dirty word in the digital world. Online operators are struggling to meet the demands of the ePrivacy ...

Demonstrate Your Commitment to Student Privacy

March 25, 2021 While ed tech providers’ privacy requirements may vary, complying with student privacy laws is always complex. It’s a time of ...

Protecting Kids' Privacy in Digital Spaces, "Expect it to Get Tougher!"

March 24, 2021 At a recent Digital Kids group panel sponsored by Creativity, Inc. of the Silicon Valley area, and moderated by Caitlin Gutekunst, ...

[Infographic] Children Today: Datafied from Before Birth

February 1, 2021 Children today are the first generation to be datafied from before they are even born. The consequences have yet to be seen. To mark ...

Why COPPA Safe Harbors Play a Vital Role to Protect Children’s Privacy

May 27, 2020 Children’s privacy protections are under the spotlight and rightly so. Last week FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra issued a statement in ...

Time to Smarten Up Your Age Gate

Park the age with PRIVO The first step in an age verification system, also known as an age gate, is a technical protection measure commonly used to ...

Interview with GDPRkids™ Expert: Claire Quinn

Claire Quinn is PRIVO’s VP of Compliance and DPO, based in the UK. Claire works hand in hand with businesses to make sure they are in compliance with ...

Kids are at your door whether you like it or not

With COVID-19, kids are online near-quadrupling digital engagement & screen time. Now’s the time to get it right with the fastest growing user ...

Know Your Audience or Pay the Price

Websites, apps, games and connected devices, all considered “online services”, that are directed to or attract children, often assume they know their ...

Let’s Face It, Kids Age Up!

Patterns will be patterns and we know kids try to age up. Kids in the age range of 10-12 will more times than not attempt to “age up” when presented ...

Lesson's Learned From COPPA

The United States regulation, COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), was designed by lawmakers to introduce parents into the ...

Avoiding the Perils of a Poor Privacy Policy

Keeping a privacy policy up to date and relevant takes work, particularly in the light of a changing regulatory landscape. Too often we come across ...

Just in Time Consent: It's time to ditch the all or nothing approach

Many companies have taken the all or nothing approach over the years when it comes to obtaining consent. At PRIVO, we believe in "just in time" ...

What is COPPA?

The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) was enacted by the United States Congress in 1998, and took effect in April 2000. The Commission ...

What is Verifiable Parental Consent?

Verifiable parental consent is required under COPPA to make sure parents know what information is shared with who. If a company is covered by COPPA, ...

Guest Blog: How the Tech Revolution is Impacting Children with Additional Needs

I have no doubt that the digital era has had a major impact on children. At least half of all children in the UK own a tablet and concerns about ...

Digital Fireside Chat: COPPA and the Changing Regulatory Landscape

The first half of 2018 has seen significant developments in privacy protections for individuals. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came ...

GDPR Age of "Digital" Consent

UPDATED Age of Consent Map. The GDPR has set the age of consent at 16, meaning users 15 years and younger need parent consent where applicable. ...

Buy vs Build

Thinking of building your own age verification & permission management platform? Consider these four areas carefully before you make a decision.  ...

GDPRkids™ Readiness Checklist

May 12, 2021 The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force three years ago, but a surprising number of online services are still ...

Top 5 COPPA Tips

Understand how to handle your audience. Only want kids 13 and up engaging with your online property? It’s not OK to just block kids 12 and under if ...

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PRIVO Announces Data Privacy Week Event Featuring Duncan McCann

PRIVO is Committed to Respecting Data and is Proud to Become a 2022 Data Privacy Week Champion   WASHINGTON, DC, January 20, 2022 – Privacy Vaults ...

PRIVO Acquires proxicached to Provide Privacy Controls for IoT Devices

For Immediate Release Protecting minors’ data from misuse by mobile location analytics and network service providers   Washington DC—Sept. 30 – ...

Buckley Ratchford Joins PRIVO Board

 For Immediate Release Former Goldman Sachs Partner and founder of Wingspan Investment Fund brings decades of experience to Kids Privacy Assurance ...

PRIVO Acquires Rocket21 for Safe Community Engagement

 For Immediate Release PRIVO Acquires Rocket21 for Safe Community Engagement Industry Vet Jodell Seagrave to Join as Vice President, Strategic ...

PRIVO Takes the Hill

CEO Tayloe Provides Children’s Privacy Policy Briefing to Key Senators on COPPA and Commerce PRIVO has always stood-up for COPPA Safe Harbors, ...

PRIVO Celebrates 20 Years Protecting Children's Online Privacy

February 26, 2021 PRIVO, the leading industry expert in children's online privacy, identity and consent management, has turned 20! Over the past two ...

PRIVO Earns Best Family Focused Identity Management Solution

PRIVO Earns Best Family Focused Identity Management Solution New World Reports Picks PRIVO Families Say Parental Consent is Most Critical During the ...

PRIVO Hosts Insightful Data Privacy Day Summit

Children’s Rights and Parent Permission Drive Conversation and Industry Call: “Yes, You Can!” February 4, 2021 Nearly 200 media industry leaders, ...

PRIVO Earns Best Online Children’s Safety Solutions Provider Award

PRIVO Earns Best Online Children’s Safety Solutions Provider Award Global Publisher Corporate Vision Picks PRIVO as Best Small Business for ...

PRIVO Celebrates Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 2020 PRIVO Announces Commitment to Global Efforts Supporting and Promoting Online Safety and Privacy for Cybersecurity Awareness Month This ...

Client Spotlight: PlaytestCloud Partners with PRIVO for Identity Verification to Ensure Children's Privacy is Protected

PlaytestCloud provides real insight into the player behavior in games for developers and game studios. Its service has been used for 30% of the Top ...

PRIVO Launches the First GDPRkids™ Privacy Assured Program

A program for companies to mitigate risk and legally engage with minors Press Release:   WASHINGTON, August 30, 2018 (Newswire.com) - Privacy Vaults ...

PRIVO's Submission to the FTC Announcement

  December 13, 2019 PRIVO was pleased to provide comments on the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) request for public comment on the Children's Online ...

PRIVO Acquires Riyo Verified, Expanding their On-Demand Age Verification Offering that Addresses the Unique Challenges of Protecting Minors Online

Acquisition drives consumer choice in establishing family friendly and trustworthy credentials online Press Release For Immediate Release: June 18, ...

Government Europa on PRIVO: The Leader in Children’s Online Privacy, Identity and Consent Management

PRIVO has been featured in Government Europa Quarterly! PRIVO outlines the way to protect children’s online privacy and support safety with its ...

PRIVO'S Claire Quinn to join FTC Workshop Panel at The Future of the COPPA Rule

PRIVO is proud to have our VP of Compliance, Claire Quinn, join the FTC in discussions around the future of the Children's Online Privacy Protection ...

Denise Tayloe at the Digital Identity Summit 2019

Our CEO, Denise G. Tayloe, spoke at the Digital Identity Summit 2019 in Los Angeles last week organized by LexisNexis Risk Solutions. Her topic was ...

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