ESRB Privacy

A full-service, annual membership privacy consulting and seal program for websites, mobile apps, and internet-connected products.

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The Privacy Certified Seal demonstrates members’ voluntary compliance with our rigorous program requirements.

For online services directed to children, the Privacy Certified Kids Seal demonstrates members’ compliance with our FTC-approved COPPA Safe Harbor program.

Program Services

Members of the ESRB Privacy Certified program proudly display our seals to demonstrate their compliance with online and mobile privacy protection laws.

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COPPA Safe Harbor

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the Privacy Certified program as a Safe Harbor under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which helps shield our members from potential sanctions and fines.

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GDPR & Global Guidance

We provide guidance to our members on privacy laws and regulations outside the U.S., including but not limited to, Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) as well as the EU and UK’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Children’s Code (aka the Age Appropriate Design Code or AADC). We also help our program members seek certification under the ICO-approved Age Check Certification Scheme.

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Individualized Consulting

We work hand-in-hand with our members to create a privacy-by-design approach that meets their individual and unique business needs.

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Monitoring and Reporting

We conduct regular reviews and random spot checks of member websites and apps, enabling us to identify potential privacy issues on an ongoing basis and to work with members to address them quickly and effectively.

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Identity Verification Services

In exclusive partnership with Veratad Technologies, our members can access identity and age verification authentication solutions at special discounted rates. Such services can be used when obtaining parental consent under COPPA and to reduce the risk of fraud or theft of service.

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Upping Your Game This Data Privacy Day: Tips for Parents and Caregivers

As we begin 2022, there’s no doubt that the universe of online games is providing a portal to the larger world. According to recent research, millions and millions of people of all ages are playing online video games for fun, relaxation, education, and connection. And during the past few years, more kids, teens, and families […]

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“According to a recent survey, upwards of 70% of parents with children 15 and younger that play mobile, online, and console video games said they would be much more comfortable allowing their kids to play if an ESRB Privacy Certified Seal is displayed.”
- Hart Research Associates, 2018