Children’s apps and privacy to be scrutinised in ICO review

The ICO is reviewing 50 websites and apps used by children as part of an international project. The research will look at privacy concerns around the type of personal information these services collect. Along with this information, the ICO is looking at the explanation for collecting data and what parental permission is sought. The websites and apps will include those specifically targeted at children, as well as those frequently used by children.

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