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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, ...

Spotlight on Children's Privacy Protections -  Spring 2021

March 17, 2021 Children’s privacy protection is well and truly in the spotlight as we move into spring. There’s plenty happening in the EU. TikTok ...

[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 ...

Apple’s Latest Announcement is Not All Bad News for Kid Apps

June 30, 2020 Apple’s latest announcement will have a huge impact on app developers and mobile marketing, however it's not all bad news for the kids ...

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 ...

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 ...

What's to Come in 2020: Children's Online Privacy & Safety

Children’s online privacy and safety will be high on the agenda for enforcers and regulators this year. As we start 2020 we can finally look forward ...

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 ...

The State of the World in Children's Privacy Recap

Below are our favorite moments from the FTC's workshop: The Future of COPPA. PRIVO's VP of Compliance Claire Quinn joined privacy professionals in ...

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" ...

The Online World is Failing Teenagers

The WSJ’s recent article on How 13 Became the Internet Age of Adulthood prompts questions about the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and ...

Apple's Crackdown on Kid's Apps Misses the Mark

Apple's latest move to prohibit use of any third parties in kid's apps could be seen as a step in the right direction. For too long the kid's app ...

One year post GDPR: What have we learned and what can we expect?

As the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) reaches its first anniversary what have we learned, and what can we expect to see in the next 12 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Guest Blog: The Reality of What Kids Are Experiencing Online (and What You Can Do About It)

We still haven’t developed the perfect way to navigate life in a digital world, but we’re all hyper-aware of the need to do so. And while ...

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, ...

A Year in Review: Top News for Online Privacy in 2018

Privacy is "in"  The digital world as we know it is changing. As privacy continues to become a bigger concern for us and our children, the internet ...

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 ...

Tech Giants Cannot Turn a Blind Eye to Privacy

  More than 60 percent of Americans would like to do more to protect their privacy. This was the finding of a Pew Research Center survey a few years ...

The GDPR and the California CCPA: How Do They Compare?

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

Facebook, Time is UP!

Rarely a day passes at the moment without Facebook hitting the headlines. New data privacy regulations both in the US with the California Consumer ...

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 ...

Is Disney Really Out of Compliance? There may be two sides of the story

In light of the three-high profile class action lawsuits this month alleging leading companies, including Disney, Viacom and Unity are in violation ...

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 ...

Create a Safe Password that You Can Actually Remember

PRIVO's Foundation, has been busy working on new educational curriculum around online privacy for kids and their families. So in honor of World ...

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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'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 ...

BLOG & NEWS ARCHIVE

ALWAYS GOOD TO REMEMBER THE PAST

PRIVO Launches the First GDPRkids™ Privacy Assured Program

A program for companies to mitigate risk and legally engage with minors

#FLASH BACK FRIDAY, Burton Group Catalyst, The First Identity Oracle

We just came across this blog post from 2007. Not much has changed besides the technology in ...

What We Know About the Student Digital Privacy Act

The White House unveiled the Student Digital Privacy Act, addressed by Obama in ...

The PRIVO Kid’s Privacy Manifesto

Today, on Data Privacy Day, online privacy experts in the US, Canada and Europe have geared up ...

Privacy Is a Laughing Matter Only on HBO Comedy 'Silicon Valley'

In an episode of HBO's sitcom Silicon Valley, the fictitious startup Piper Chat discovered ...

Kicking off 2016

As we enter 2016 we face some significant challenges to our privacy. While online developments ...

Privacy Still Matters to the Sharing Generation

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been widely quoted in the press for his comments around ...

DEVELOPER TIP: Talk to Parents & Children and Don't be Afraid to Engage them

Protecting the privacy of our children is paramount. The new Student Digital Privacy & ...

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