Updated: 11/13/2018 by Computer Hope

COPPA may refer to any of the following:

Child on the Internet

1. Short for Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, COPPA became effective on April 21, 2000, and is a US act for websites to not collect information about children under the age of 13. COPPA helps protect an under age child's privacy by either restricting the child without parents permission or not allowing that child to access the page because it collects data.

Additional information about COPPA and how to comply with this act is available on the page below.

2. Short for California Online Privacy Protection Act, COPPA is a law that went into effect on July 1, 2004, in California, USA. It requires commercial websites that collect personally identifiable information from California residents to provide details about how the information that is gathered and used.

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