The Dutch data protection authority (DPA), Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens (AP), has raised concerns about the use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) in the handling of children's personal data by organisations. The AP is taking action to ensure transparency in the handling of user data, particularly where chatbots are integrated into apps that are popular with young children. The AP sees risks in offering AI chatbots to children who may not be aware of the potential dangers. Consequently, the AP is asking a tech company about transparency in data use and retention periods for collected data to determine if further steps are necessary.
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