ICO updates UK Age-Appropriate Design Code guidance on edtech

01/06/2023 | ICO

The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has updated to Age-Appropriate Design Code guidance relating to education technology (edtech). The latest update clarifies when an edtech provider falls within the scope of the Code. This includes services "likely to be accessed by children on a direct-to-consumer basis" or services "provided to children through a school, where the edtech provider influences the nature and purpose of the processing of children’s personal information."

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