The ICO’s ‘Children’s Code’

The Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) ‘Age Appropriate Design Code’ (the “Code”) came into force on 2 September 2021.

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The Code contains a set of standards for designing and providing online services to ensure that they safeguard the personal data of children (being any individual under the age of 18) and requires certain information society service (“ISS”) providers, to comply with these standards.