The GDPR-K Toolkit for Kids Publishers Part Four: Safely monetise your site or app

Europe’s new data privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), will be enforced from May 2018.  This law obliges all companies with consumers based in the EU to enable new data privacy protection. For websites and apps whose audience is primarily kids, additional requirements apply, commonly known as GDPR-Kids (GDPR-K). So far, we have … Continue reading The GDPR-K Toolkit for Kids Publishers Part Four: Safely monetise your site or app

The GDPR-K Toolkit for Kids Publishers Part Three: Revise your privacy notices

Europe’s new data privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), will be enforced from May 2018.  This law obliges all companies with consumers based in the EU to enable new data privacy protection. For websites and apps whose audience is primarily kids, additional requirements apply, commonly known as GDPR-Kids (GDPR-K). In this series we … Continue reading The GDPR-K Toolkit for Kids Publishers Part Three: Revise your privacy notices

The GDPR-K Toolkit for Kids Publishers Part Two: Defining your audience

Europe’s new data privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), will be enforced from May 2018.  This law obliges all companies with consumers based in the EU to enable new data privacy protection. For websites and apps whose audience is primarily kids, additional requirements apply, commonly known as GDPR-Kids (GDPR-K). In this series we … Continue reading The GDPR-K Toolkit for Kids Publishers Part Two: Defining your audience

The GDPR-K Toolkit for Kids Publishers Part One: Audit your technology partners

Europe’s new data privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), will be enforced from May 2018.  This law obliges all companies with consumers based in the EU to enable new data privacy protection. For websites and apps whose audience is primarily kids, additional requirements apply, commonly known as GDPR-Kids (GDPR-K). In this series we … Continue reading The GDPR-K Toolkit for Kids Publishers Part One: Audit your technology partners

10 things developers should know about building digital services for kids

Two years ago we launched Kids Web Services (KWS), a platform to help developers build COPPA-compliant apps and sites for the under-13 audience. As similar data privacy laws have expanded into Europe, building engagement for the kids audience has become a challenge which many brands, content owners and game developers hadn’t planned for. One of … Continue reading 10 things developers should know about building digital services for kids

Introducing SafeFam: the certification program for young YouTubers

The challenge presented by kids spending time on YouTube has been well-documented over the last few months. Ultimately, the platform was designed for adults, so there are limits to what content safeguards YouTube can put in place for the under-13 audience. Today, we’re stepping in to help by rolling out our SafeFam content certification for … Continue reading Introducing SafeFam: the certification program for young YouTubers

5 things kids’ and family publishers need know about the recent COPPA lawsuits

The recent class-action lawsuits filed against Disney, Viacom and Kiloo in the US have prompted the kids’ media industry, in particular publishers, to reassess how they operate. If you’re a publisher, here’s what you should know: 1) Know your partners: The risks have now increased. Serious kids’ publishers will have to reconsider their partnership with … Continue reading 5 things kids’ and family publishers need know about the recent COPPA lawsuits

5 things advertisers and agencies need to know about the recent COPPA lawsuits

The recent class-action lawsuits filed against Disney, Viacom and Kiloo have put the kids’ media industry on alert. Here’s everything you need to know: 1) Adtech companies are now fully on the radar: These lawsuits claim alleged COPPA breaches and for the first time both the kids’ publishers and their technology partners and ad networks … Continue reading 5 things advertisers and agencies need to know about the recent COPPA lawsuits

The zero-data Internet for kids is coming

This post was originally published on 14th September 2016 on Medium by our CEO, Dylan Collins. Yesterday, news broke that some of the world’s largest kids’ brands were being fined for illegally collecting data on kids. It follows the recent (near-bankrupting) fine levied on InMobi for the same activity. For a lot of people, the … Continue reading The zero-data Internet for kids is coming

What Europe’s data privacy law for kids (GDPR-K) means for digital media

For the latest GDPR-K information, check out our Toolkit here. Last week the law, governing data privacy for kids in Europe, was finally passed - read on to find out how this will affect your digital media business, and the practical steps to take next. What does the law mean? GDPR is intended to give Europeans … Continue reading What Europe’s data privacy law for kids (GDPR-K) means for digital media