Tag Archives: IP Address

FTC Announces Updated COPPA Rule

On December 19, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission announced the adoption of its amendments to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule. The amendments, which will become effective on July 1, 2013, include updated definitions, expansion and clarification of methods for obtaining verifiable parental consent, application of the Rule to certain third-party data collectors and new data retention and deletion requirements.… Continue Reading

German DPAs Adopt Resolutions on EU Data Protection and IPv6

At the 84th Conference of the German Data Protection Commissioners in Frankfurt (Oder), German state data protection authorities and the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information discussed current issues and adopted four Resolutions aimed at harmonizing the application of data protection law across Germany.… Continue Reading

German Data Protection Authorities Issue Resolution on Website Analysis Methods

In December 2009, the German data protection authorities (“DPAs”) for the private sector published a resolution on data protection compliance for website audience measurement (in German).  The resolution was adopted at the Düsseldorfer Kreis meeting on November 26-27, 2009. Many website operators analyze users’ surfing behavior for advertising and market research purposes, or to adapt … Continue Reading