FTC COPPA FAQs - Does COPPA apply to websites and online services operated by the Federal Government?

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Q:  Does COPPA apply to websites and online services operated by the Federal Government?
 
A:  As a matter of federal policy, all websites and online services operated by the Federal Government and contractors operating on behalf of federal agencies must comply with the standards set forth in COPPA.  See OMB Guidance for Implementing the Privacy Provisions of the E-Government Act of 2002 (Sept. 2003).
 
   
 
 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
This information was obtained from the FTC’s webpage on “Complying with COPPA:  Frequently Asked Questions.”   https://www.ftc.gov/tips-advice/business-center/guidance/complying-coppa-frequently-asked-questions
 

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