Claire Quinn

Claire Quinn
Claire Quinn has more than 20 years’ experience first in traditional print media and then in the online and digital space working closely with major child directed brands and online services, supporting on both safety and privacy issues. She is an expert with a proven track record in children's online privacy including COPPA and GDPR compliance and has worked closely with regulators and organizations in the child privacy space. Claire has also worked with law enforcement in the US and CEOP (Children’s Online Protection Agency) in the UK. She has supported such companies as PBS KIDS, Roald Dahl Story Company, Beano, Toca Boca, Elf on the Shelf, Cricket Media, Workbench, MarcoPolo Learning and more helping them to build their brands in a safe and privacy enhanced way.
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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 ...

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 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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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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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