Integration into Game Development Tools Further Eases COPPA(US) and GDPR(EURO) Child Privacy ComplianceYORK, Pa., Aug. 4, 2015 — (PRNewswire) — Today PrivacyCheq ( www.PrivacyCheq.com) announced the addition of its AgeCheq COPPA compliance service into the Cocos2d game development engine from Chukong Technologies. The AgeCheq service is part of Chukong's new SDKBOX service which offers Cocos2d developers painless integration of selected "best-of-breed" third party services for engagement, monetization and compliance.
With nearly 500,000 registered game developers and 16,000 games in app stores, Cocos2D is among the world's top game development platforms. Approximately 11% of the world's top 200 games were created using the Cocos2d game engine.
Under the US COPPA law, mobile games that are used by children under 13 are required to get parental permission if they capture any information from the child. The AgeCheq service relieves developers from building and maintaining the complex relationships required for compliance with the law. In addition to the US COPPA law, Cocos2d developers who utilize the AgeCheq service will benefit from seamless compliance with new child privacy provisions in the Euro GDPR update expected in January 2016.
"We are very pleased to see our technology built into leading game development platforms like Cocos2D. With SDKs for iOS, Android, Unity, HTML5 and now Cocos2d, it's quite easy for any game publisher to comply with privacy laws without impacting user acquisition, engagement or profitability," said Roy Smith, PrivacyCheq CEO.
Kai Zhao, GM Chukong USA said "Because Cocos2d developers create games for a worldwide audience, compliance with child privacy laws in key markets is very important to them. We are very happy to add AgeCheq's technology to SDKBOX. They have built an incredible product for dealing with very specific, tricky problem that developers face."
PrivacyCheq leads the industry with innovative privacy enhancing technology (PET) solutions covering mobile, desktop and IOT devices. The company provides cloud-based privacy disclosure, regulatory & legal compliance services to a worldwide audience of mobile app and game publishers, website operators, and consumer products manufacturers. As mobile gaming's premier CaaS (compliance as a service) provider, AgeCheq's COPPA service meets the industry's need for a single sign-on "common consent mechanism", streamlining compliance for both parents and publishers. The company offers a variety of services to deliver TOS, EULA and Privacy Policies, CFPB Regulation P and Euro GDPR compliant privacy notices to mobile users on any device or operating system. For more information visit http://www.PrivacyCheq.com.
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