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COPPA compliance: backed by strict requirements, the TRUSTe Children's Seal certifies your business' compliance with the COPPA rule.

How can TRUSTe's Children's Privacy Seal help you ensure child safety and privacy while accelerating your growth?

If your website or app is fully or partially targeted towards children under the age of 13, or your website or app knowingly collects personal information from children under the age of 13, you need to comply with the Federal Trade Commission enforced Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Since its approval as a COPPA Safe Harbor in 2001, TRUSTe has become the largest FTC-approved certification provider to date.

The TRUSTe Children’s Privacy Certification program allows businesses to easily demonstrate the child-friendly nature of their website or app while ensuring compliance with the COPPA Rule and alleviating parental concerns over the safety of their children’s information.

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We Help Your Company Build Consumer Confidence
Third-party approval emphasizes your company's commitment to privacy and parental choice.

Accurate privacy statement for your business

We Help Your Company Become Recognized as Child-Friendly
Brands your organization and website as child-friendly by posting the distinctive Children's seal.

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We Verify Your Compliance
Streamlines legal compliance with COPPA by joining an approved Safe Harbor.

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We Help You Resolve Disputes
Provides dispute resolution of consumer complaints about online data collection.

The TRUSTe Children's Privacy Certification program certifies compliance with the COPPA Rule and meets the requirements of TRUSTe's standard TRUSTed Websites Program, which include ongoing site monitoring and privacy dispute resolution.

After passing the certification process, members receive TRUSTe's trusted web seals to display throughout their respective web pages. Client Service Managers provide seal placement guidance to ensure members are maximizing the impact of the seals. More than 25 million consumers click on these seals annually to confirm TRUSTe membership.

Monitoring and Scanning Ensures Compliance

TRUSTe uses a combination of tools including scanning technology and personal attention to monitor licensed sites for potential changes to their privacy practices. TRUSTe checks for items such as encryption measures on sensitive pages, undisclosed "cookies", or single-pixel tracking devices. Oftentimes, violations are unintentionally introduced when organizations update their pages, undergo changes in ownership, or launch new initiatives such as contests or newsletters.


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COPPA / Children's Certification is available to purchase in conjunction with TRUSTed Websites, TRUSTed Apps, TRUSTed Data, and TRUSTed Downloads Certifications.

You can also purchase as part of a Data Privacy Management Platform solution customized to meet the specialized needs of your business.  For more information, select the industry solution most applicable for you.

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