Starting on May 25th, 2018, ACC will be required to be comply with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). Similar to COPPA in the United States, GDPR is a regulation that was passed that applies to all websites that process and possess data on individuals living within European countries. There are numerous changes that we must make to ensure ACC is compliant with GDPR. The most notable change that will affect our user base will be that all users below the age of 16 will be required to receive parental consent to use ACC effective May 25th, 2018. We are making this announcement ahead of time to give our users, particularly those between the ages of 13 and 16, advanced notice to the forthcoming changes.
GDPR and how it will affect ACC in a nutshell: