Children's Online Privacy & Protection Act (COPPA)
This law has been on the books since 2000, however as of July 1, 2013 COPPA was revised to make the punishments more severe for online companies who collect personal information from children under 13 without verifiable parental consent. Consequently, we are including a COPPA release to the Acceptable Use Policy which will signify parents' consent to allowing their students to use web-based applications, such as Google Apps and Evernote, for educational purposes at the St. Francis School. Please take a moment to learn more about COPPA. You'll find two videos below that describe what you need to know, additionally it may be helpful to check out the FTC's FAQs.