BuddyPic.com takes your privacy and your childrens privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about COPPA and your childrens privacy on the internet.
What is COPPA?
- "The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), passed by Congress in October 1998, requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to issue and enforce rules concerning children's online privacy. The FTC issued the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule in November 1999; it has been in effect since April 21, 2000. The Rule's primary goal: to place parents in control over what information is collected from their children online."
What does this mean for BuddyPic.com?
- In order to keep things simple, BuddyPic.com does not, and has not, permitted individuals under the age of 13 to use our services.
- If an account is found in violation of this their personal information is immediately removed from our services if they are under 13. Please report any violations to our abuse department at abuse at buddypic.com.
Personal Information Collected
More information for Parents
- Parents have the final say whether or not their child can use the site. If you find that your childs account is on BuddyPic.com and you do not wish for it to remain, please contact our abuse department at abuse at buddypic.com. Due to the amount of invalid requests we receive, we will respond to help verify your authenticity. Please include as much details as possible regarding the account and expect a response within 72 hours.
- The FTC has put together a website with resources for parents on childrens privacy online, this is at the following location: http://www.ftc.gov/kidzprivacy.