Regulation of unfair or deceptive acts or practices in connection with the collection, use, and/or disclosure of personal information from and about children on the Internet.
General requirements. It shall be unlawful for any operator of a website or online service directed to children, or any operator that has actual knowledge that it is collecting or maintaining personal information from a child, to collect personal information from a child in a manner that violates the regulations prescribed under this part. Generally, under this part, an operator must:
(a) Provide notice on the website or online service of what information it collects from children, how it uses such information, and its disclosure practices for such information ( § 312.4(b) );
(b) Obtain verifiable parental consent prior to any collection, use, and/or disclosure of personal information from children ( § 312.5 );
(c) Provide a reasonable means for a parent to review the personal information collected from a child and to refuse to permit its further use or maintenance ( § 312.6 );
(d) Not condition a child's participation in a game, the offering of a prize, or another activity on the child disclosing more personal information than is reasonably necessary to participate in such activity ( § 312.7 ); and
(e) Establish and maintain reasonable procedures to protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of personal information collected from children ( § 312.8 ).
Title 16 published on 2013-01-01
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