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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 ...

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.  1. ...

GDPRkids™ Readiness Checklist

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on May 25th, 2018. What does this mean for businesses around the world? Data ...

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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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 ...

One of the Most Promising Identity Governance and Administration Solution Providers

CIOReview has released their list of the 20 Most Promising Identity Governance and Administration Solution Providers in 2018. While looking at ...

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 ...

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#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 & ...

Women in Business Q&A: Denise G. Tayloe Co-Founder, CEO & President, PRIVO

Denise G. Tayloe is a recognized leader and authority in online identity and privacy ...

2015 Children’s Online Privacy Predictions

Concern for children’s privacy must be a priority for parents and teachers in 2015. Our ...

Top 5 Resolution List for Safeguarding Your Family's Online Privacy in 2015

You teach your child how to wait for the green light before crossing the street, not to speak ...

Chicago Toy & Game Week 2014: Denise Tayloe on Protecting Children’s Online Privacy with PRIVO

As more and more kids are getting online at ages earlier than ever before, concerns about ...

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