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Updated FAQs on COPPA
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued an updated set of frequently asked questions designed to help website operators, mobile application developers, plug-ins and advertising networks operating on child-directed websites and online services prepare for upcoming changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA).
The document, Complying With COPPA: Frequently Asked Questions, contains information directed to websites and online services whose work online may involve the collection of personal information from children under age 13. The document provides guidance from the FTC staff that supplements the rules and other COPPA-related material previously published by the FTC.
The FTC finalized amendments to the COPPA rule last December, and they will go into effect on July 1 of this year. The process to review the rule was begun in 2010 with the intent to modernize the rule and ensure that children’s privacy protections kept up with evolving technology and changes in the way children use and access the Internet, including the increased use of mobile devices and social networking.
New TIPs Bulletins
Don’t forget: the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues are continually posting TIPs Bulletins on the Leagues' Research and Compliance webpage to help credit union CEOs and compliance officers navigate the regulatory arena!
The following are the most recently published TIPs Bulletins, out of several others posted:
CA PRIVACY NOTICES STILL REQUIRED
updated 02/02/16 08:35 AM
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The FAST Act made changes to federal annual privacy notice requirements. However, it did not change California privacy notification requirements, which are applicable to all financial institutions doing business in California. California state annual privacy notifications are still required, depending on what information is shared and with whom.
CUSOs TO REGISTER WITH NCUA REGISTRY
updated 01/26/16 10:07 AM
NCUA Hosts Webinar on New System
In a letter sent to credit unions, credit union service organizations (CUSO) have 60 days to register with the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) CUSO Registry, the new online system for CUSOs to report their operational and financial information directly to the agency. The registration period begins Feb. 1 and ends March 31.