Privacy

The protection of consumer data and privacy is critically important. The video game industry is committed to providing consumers with transparency, choice and control when it comes to managing personal information.

The protection of consumer data and privacy is critically important. The video game industry is committed to taking affirmative steps to protect consumer privacy, including providing consumers with transparency, choice and control when it comes to managing personal information.

Video game publishers and platform operators are committed to equipping parents and caregivers with the information and tools they need to make informed decisions about how their children engage with video games, including with respect to the information they share with the game publisher.

For example, the video game industry provides parents with information on privacy practices applicable to that game or platform. The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) uses its Privacy Certified® seal to signify that a website or mobile app is compliant with applicable privacy laws and best practices, helping inform parents and video game players before sharing their personal information.

Related News and Resources

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  • Video Game Industry Expands Parental Resources for Spanish-Speaking Families

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    VamosaJugar.com helps parents and caregivers make choices that are right for their childrenWASHINGTON, D.C. – September 21 2021 – The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) today announced the launch of a new online Spanish language resource that provides parents and guardians with information and…

  • La Industria de los Videojuegos Expande los Recursos de los Padres Para las Familias que Hablan Español

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    VamosaJugar.com ayuda a los padres y cuidadores a tomar decisiones adecuadas para sus hijosWASHINGTON, D.C. – 21 de Septiembre de 2021 – La Entertainment Software Association (ESA) y la Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) anunciaron hoy el lanzamiento de un nuevo recurso en línea en español que brinda a…

  • Entertainment Software Association’s Statement on the CLOUD Act’s Inclusion in the Omnibus Spending Bill

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    "By establishing a balanced legal framework for compelling the disclosure of electronic data stored in another country, the CLOUD Act will help prevent the release of private data in situations that might otherwise result in a conflict of legal rights and obligations. ESA thanks congressional leaders for their help…

  • Vigil v. Take-Two Interactive: ESA Amicus Brief

    Policy Filings /

    The conclusion requested by the plaintiffs—that a party need not prove any actual damage for alleged minor procedural violations of the Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”)—would impose severe penalties for insignificant defects in notice and consent that would substantially chill innovation with respect to certain personalization features preferred and…

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