What is GDPR & COPPA?

What is GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union.

One of the reasons for having GDPR is to make sure all countries within the EU have the same rules when it comes to protecting the data you leave by when being online. 

An example of what GDPR is that each country has selected what age a person should be to get access to social media.
The age of consent ranges between 13-16. Before you reach the age where you can consent to use of your own data, you will need permission from your parents to participate and use social media.

GDPR came into effect across the EU on May 25, 2018.


What is COPPA?

COPPA imposes certain requirements on operators of websites or online services directed to children under 13 years of age, and on operators of other websites or online services that have actual knowledge that they are collecting personal information online from a child under 13 years of age.

Most of our social features will be limited or restricted without parental consent.


Note: Personal Identifiable Information (PII)

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