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Privacy

 

Can companies and marketers collect data from my children online and through apps?

Children are probably most susceptible to requests for their personal information when online (including when using apps on an internet-connected device). To protect them, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act [COPPA] requires sites to obtain parental consent for the collection or use of any personally identifying information from children under 13. Learn more at Coppa.org.

Still, the best way to protect your children’s privacy, online and off, is to instruct them not to reveal personal information until they have checked with you first.

 
 
 
 

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