In this Connect on Tech episode, Brian Hengesbaugh is joined by Ben Slinn to discuss the increased focus on and heightened protection around children’s data in the UK. Ben, a leading privacy attorney in our London office, reviews the new UK Age Appropriate Designs Code, intended to address key areas affecting data of children under the age of 18 with respect to online services. The Code, which companies are required to comply with from September 2, 2021, includes 15 standards of age appropriate design relevant to online services likely to be used by children under the age of 18. Listen to hear more on the standards of the UK Age Appropriate Designs Code, and similar developments in jurisdictions such as Ireland, the Netherlands and France.
To learn more about the Information Commissioner’s Office Age-Appropriate Design Code of Practice for Online Services click here.