Important Information about COPPA Compliance
New rules take effect on July 1, 2013 related to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). These rules could apply to your business as a mobile app developer and/or mobile website publisher. We encourage you to review these rules and take any necessary steps to ensure your apps and sites are compliant. For more information, we suggest that you contact your legal counsel or refer to the Federal Trade Commission’s resources on children’s privacy located at http://business.ftc.gov/privacy-and-security/childrens-privacy.
About Privacy Policies
Consumer privacy issues related to mobile apps are front and center now, on Capitol Hill, with federal regulators, and with state regulators. It seems like every week there is a news story that focuses on information that is collected by a mobile app. As a mobile app developer, it is critical to your business that you get in front of this issue, and make sure you are engaged in the best practices when it comes to your apps and privacy.