COPPA Compliance

1. What is COPPA?

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) is an American legal framework that safeguards children’s privacy. For details, check this blog post. The Apple App Store and the Google Play have rules in place to make sure games comply with COPPA.

2. What are Apple App Store’s Rules?

If an app is designed specifically for children under 13 years of age, it must include COPPA compliance.

3. What are Google Play’s Rules?

Developer submitting games and applications meant for children or for a general audience including children under 13 years old MUST comply with Google Play’s Designed for Families policy. If you do not, Google Play will disable you game/app.

4. COPPA Settings for MAS

Note: If your game is only for audiences over 13 years of age, you don’t need to take any action.

If you have games/apps meant only for children under 13 years of age, include the following platform-specific code:

IMPORTANT! Please add the relevant code below BEFORE initializing the MAS SDK.

Unity

Yodo1U3dMas.SetCOPPA(true);

Android

Yodo1Mas.getInstance().setCOPPA(true);

iOS

[Yodo1Mas sharedInstance].isCOPPAAgeRestricted = Yes;

If you’ve made your games/apps available for all ages, including 13 and under, complete the following process:

  1. Create an Age Verification Pop-up to collect the user’s age. 
  1. Use the age to trigger one of the following methods in the MAS SDK:

If the age entered is greater than 13:

IMPORTANT! Please add the relevant code below BEFORE initializing the MAS SDK.

Unity

Yodo1U3dMas.SetCOPPA(false)

Android

Yodo1Mas.getInstance().setCOPPA(false);

iOS

[Yodo1Mas sharedInstance].isCOPPAAgeRestricted = NO;

If the age entered is 13 or lower:

IMPORTANT! Please add the relevant code below BEFORE initializing the MAS SDK.

Unity

Yodo1U3dMas.SetCOPPA(true)

Android

Yodo1Mas.getInstance().setCOPPA(true);

iOS

[Yodo1Mas sharedInstance].isCOPPAAgeRestricted = YES;
Updated on July 21, 2021

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