Technology Ireland has been working with members who provide online services to a broad user group that commonly includes youth to develop a ‘European Youth Online Data Protection Code of Conduct’.

The ambition of the group is to develop a Code of Conduct that satisfies the requirements for codes of conduct under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Motivated by the publication of the Irish Data Protection Commission’s (DPC) ‘Fundamentals for a Child-Oriented Approach to Data Processing’, the Code will focus on certain topics of the GDPR that are deemed particularly important to drive higher standards of protection for youth personal data in online environments and create a level playing field within sectors by contributing to age-appropriate digital services at an EU level.

The desire is to obtain a positive Opinion on this Code from the European Data Protection Board (EDPB).

Those interested in participating in the initiative are welcome to respond in our ‘Expressions of Interest’ section with their name, company, contact details and details on their expression of interest.

Please contact and for further information.

Further information on the initiative can also be found in the Mission Statement.