COPPA) is a federal law in the United States enacted in 1998 and enforced by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The purpose of COPPA is to protect the privacy of children under the age of 13 when they go online.
In effect since 2000.
COPPA violations can result in substantial penalties, including fines of up to $43,280 per violation. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has the authority to investigate and enforce compliance with COPPA.
The Data Protection Act (DPA) is a UK law that regulates how personal data is collected, processed, and used. The DPA was first introduced in 1984 and has since been updated to reflect changes in technology and data processing practices and incorporates the provisions of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into UK law.