Many parents expressed similar concerns about keeping tabs on what information their young child was sharing with internet sites. Because of the 1998 enactment of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), web site operators must begin to obtain "verifiable parental consent" before collecting, using, or disclosing personal information from children under 13 to third parties. This federal law applies to such data as full names, addresses, telephone numbers, or any other contact or identifying information. To inform parents of their information practices, website operators are required to provide notice about their policies on using such data. In fact, you should be notified by email by each company wanting to collect your child's private data. According to the FTC's regulations, parents may consent but may also restrict a website from disclosing the information to third parties, review the data a child has submitted, and forbid further collection or use of that data.