The U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office’s Age Appropriate Design Code is the new kid on the privacy block, with enforcement beginning September 2021. Its closest U.S. counterpart is the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. In an article for The Privacy Advisor, Common Sense Media Senior Counsel of Policy & Privacy Ariel Fox Johnson, CIPP/US, examines the different protections and compliance risks and questions companies with international footprints may have.
ICO urges businesses to act ahead of enforcement of the Age Appropriate Design Code
The ICO urged organizations and businesses to make necessary changes now to prepare for enforcement of the Age Appropriate Design Code. "This week marks six months until the code is fully in place, and there is plenty still to be done, both by my office in supporting organisations, and in businesses stepping up to make the necessary changes," Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said in a news release.
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