WHO WE ARE
The Foundation for Technology and Privacy Outreach engages in educational initiatives aimed at increasing the public’s awareness of advances in technology, online privacy, and identity issues to ensure that fostering innovation and the promotion of consumer privacy becomes – and remains – a top priority for current and future generations.
WHAT WE DO
Educate children, educators, companies and individuals about privacy laws, regulations and secure, easy to use and interoperable identity solutions to access online services in a manner that promotes confidence, privacy, choice, and innovation.
Become the world’s leading consumer technology, online privacy, and identity information organization, ensuring individual enhanced privacy, securing identity and promoting innovation.
The Foundation was originally formed by Privacy Vaults Online, Inc. (PRIVO), a FTC-approved, neutral third-party COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act) Safe Harbor and identity & consent service provider, who wanted to have a positive impact in helping educate children and their families about online privacy and shape a healthier online identity ecosystem.