1. Protection of minors

An in-depth comparison between ADPPA (American Data Privacy and Protection Act) and the CALIFORNIA PRIVACY LAWS*
*CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act) and CPRA (California Privacy Rights Act)

Result of comparison ADPPA California Privacy laws CCPA/CPRA
ADPPA sets out stricter criteria and fulfillments when processing personal data of minors.
  • Information concerning individuals under the age of 17 is generally identified as sensitive data when the covered entity knows the age of the individual.
  • Targeted advertising is prohibited with respect to such minors;
  • Necessity of a previous consent for data transfer to third parties.
  • Prohibition of selling kids and teens personal data, unless a specific consent has been provided by parents or individuals (age between 13 and 15).