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San Francisco Takes Steps to Ban e Cigarettes

San Francisco Takes Steps to Ban e-Cigarettes

San Francisco Takes Steps to Ban e-Cigarettes In a high profile attempt to prevent young people under the age of 21 accessing nicotine products, San Francisco is on its…

Children and GDPR

Children and GDPR

Protecting Children’s Data Online Just over a year ago, in May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)  came into effect in the UK. The aim of the GDPR…

Online Gambling

Gambling Commission Closes Loophole on Free-to-Play Games

Gambling Commission Closes Loophole on Free-to-Play Games Since May 2019 online gambling sites have been required to carry out age verification checks before allowing clients to start playing. In…

UK Internet attitudes study finds public support for social media regulation

Online Nation Reports Shows Growing UK Support for Social Media Regulation

Online Nation Reports Shows Growing UK Support for Social Media Regulation How do we take the temperature of the nation when it comes to big issues like: Should social…

New Facebook Features

New Facebook Features Create New Potential Risks for Children

New Facebook Features Create New Potential Risks for Children Two new Facebook features have set alarm bells ringing for UK watchdogs. They’re concerned with the safety of children when…

AgeChecked is a Sponsor at Gambling Compliance Awards May 2019

It’s an Honour to Present ‘Compliance Officer of the Year’ Award

It’s an Honour to Present ‘Compliance Officer of the Year’ Award The Gambling Compliance Awards celebrate the teams and individuals that work to create a responsible gambling industry committed…

Age Verification Aids Online Retailers

Age Verification Aids Online Retailers

What Counts as Online Age Verification and What Doesn’t? Most online retailers trading in age-restricted goods are aware of the legal requirement to age check their customers. What is…

UK MP Supports Age Verification on Social Media Sites

MP Supports Age Verification on Social Media Sites

MP Supports Age Verification on Social Media Sites As of this year commercial websites offering adult content will be required to put age verification software in place. It’s being…

Keeping children safe when using mobiles

Keeping Children Safe When Using Mobiles

We All Have a Responsibility to Keep Children Safe on Their Smartphones One of the hottest topics for parents of young children is the appropriate age to give children…

Retail wine and spirits store Agechecking

Online Age-Checking for Retail Wine and Spirits

Online Age-Checking for Retail Wine and Spirits A recent study for the World Heath Organisation found that teenage girls across the UK are in the top 6 of a…

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