GDPR Compliance relating to Children

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Woodsey87
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GDPR Compliance relating to Children

Post by Woodsey87 » Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:28 pm

Is there going to be an extension for phpBB that provides an age gate? A way of "verifying" whether a forum user is under 13 in order to appease the GDPR gods?

We have a phpBB forum on our website and we need to signpost users that are under 13, or over 13 to make them aware of the data that we capture i.e. IP address, name etc

Any help appreciated as its proving really difficult.

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Re: GDPR Compliance relating to Children

Post by Mick » Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:36 pm

There's COPPA built in already but you're relying on people telling you the truth.
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Re: GDPR Compliance relating to Children

Post by GanstaZ » Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:19 pm

It's impossible to validate identity without valid document etc. passport.
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Re: GDPR Compliance relating to Children

Post by david63 » Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:29 pm

GanstaZ wrote:
Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:19 pm
It's impossible to validate identity without valid document etc. passport.
And even then without actually seeing the person there are no guarantees, or that that will be the person using the board.
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