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Webinar: Adapting to the Age Appropriate Design Code

November 29, 2021 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

1 Participatory MCLE Credit

This fall, the United Kingdom began enforcing its Age Appropriate Design Code, a series of principles to guide compliance with its Data Protection Act with respect to not only children’s privacy, but digital wellbeing as well. This webinar will cover:

  • an outline of the principles required by the Code;
  • how the United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office has interpreted the principles; and,
  • the Code’s legal status with respect to the United Kingdom’s Data Protection Act. 

This webinar will also compare the Code with other children’s privacy laws and evaluate its impact on United States domestic policy. Finally, the session will close with a review of steps toward complying with the Code.

All – $55.00

Speaker: Emily Yu
Moderator: Cody Venzke

Emily Yu is the Senior Director, Product Counsel at Roblox, where she oversees the intersection of privacy and data security in collaboration with Roblox’s internal teams. Prior to joining Roblox, Emily was a Senior Corporate Counsel of Global Privacy at Seagate Technology and a Global Privacy Manager at TrustArc. Emily graduated with a certificate in privacy law with honors from SCU Law, where she was a member of APALSA and an Associate on the Santa Clara University Law Review.

Cody Venzke is a Policy Counsel for the Equity in Civic Technology Project at the Center for Democracy & Technology, where he works to ensure that education agencies and other civic institutions use technology responsibly and equitably while protecting the privacy and civil rights of individuals. He is a contributor to the California Lawyers Association’s treatise on the California Consumer Privacy Act.

Prior to joining CDT, Cody served as an Attorney Advisor at the Federal Communications Commission, clerked for federal judges in District Court and the Court of Appeals, and worked on the litigation team of an international law firm, assisting clients in emerging technologies such as clean energy, medicine, and media. Prior to starting his law career, Cody taught math at a large public high school in Houston, Texas through Teach For America.

We are committed to accessibility! Virtual events are equipped with closed captioning. To request an in-person accommodation, send us a note at or contact us at 916-516-1760 for assistance.


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