Parental consent is required to process the Personal Data of children, under the age of 16, for online services. Member States can legislate for a lower age of consent, but this will not be below the age of 13. Under the GDPR, the UK has set 13 as the age below which parental Consent will be required.
Where can I find out more information about how the age of Consent effects Data Subjects?
The Jaz'ing Up GDPR! book covers how the age of Consent effects Data Subjects in more detail in a fun and easy to understand way without all of the bureaucratic legalise that is common in all other books and discussions about the GDPR.
The book is full of cartoons and call outs to make it easier to grasp what GDPR is all about and is split into 3 main sections.
- GDPR Nuts and Bolts explains everything you need to know about the GDPR and how the age of Consent effects Data Subjects.
- Staff Toolbox that is designed for staff who work with personal data and need to get a grounding on the subject.
- Your Rights as a Data Subject is written from the point of view of the individual person who is affected by the GDPR so that they know there rights and the types of things they will be asking for.