GDPR match up: The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

Organization: International Association of Privacy Professionals
Author: Tay Nguyen
Published: April 5, 2017

In IAPP’s Privacy Tracker series, we look at laws from across the globe and match them up against the EU General Data Protection Regulation. The aim is to help you determine how much duplication of operational effort you might avoid as you move toward GDPR compliance and help you focus your efforts. In this first installment, Tay Nguyen explores the relationship between provisions of the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and rules for handling children’s data in the GDPR.