Recital 38

1Children merit specific protection with regard to their personal data, as they may be less aware of the risks, consequences and safeguards concerned and their rights in relation to the processing of personal data. 2Such specific protection should, in particular, apply to the use of personal data of children for…

Consent

…in electronic form. In this regard, consent of children and adolescents in relation to information society services is a special case. For those who are under the age of 16, there is an additional consent or authorisation requirement from the holder of parental responsibility. The age limit is subject to…

Art. 40 GDPR – Codes of conduct

…the collection of personal data; the pseudonymisation of personal data; the information provided to the public and to data subjects; the exercise of the rights of data subjects; the information provided to, and the protection of, children, and the manner in which the consent of the holders of parental responsibility…

Art. 57 GDPR – Tasks

Without prejudice to other tasks set out under this Regulation, each supervisory authority shall on its territory: monitor and enforce the application of this Regulation; promote public awareness and understanding of the risks, rules, safeguards and rights in relation to processing. Activities addressed specifically to children shall receive specific attention;…

Recital 58

…personal data relating to him or her are being collected, such as in the case of online advertising. 4Given that children merit specific protection, any information and communication, where processing is addressed to a child, should be in such a clear and plain language that the child can easily understand….

Recital 75

…economic situation, health, personal preferences or interests, reliability or behaviour, location or movements, in order to create or use personal profiles; where personal data of vulnerable natural persons, in particular of children, are processed; or where processing involves a large amount of personal data and affects a large number of…