Fantage Promotes Online Safety Awareness During Safer Internet Day

Fantage Promotes Online Safety Awareness During Safer Internet Day

London, UK – Feb 7th, 2012 – Fantage.com Inc. (Fantage), a leading online virtual world for children ages six to 16, has earned the TRUSTe Children's Privacy Seal and kidSAFE® Seal awards, affirming its strong commitment to providing a safe and entertaining web experience to users. The TRUSTe certification signifies Fantage's compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and will allow Fantage to provide users and parents with more detailed and comprehensive information about its privacy policies. The kidSAFE® certification, granted by the kidSAFE® Seal Program, represents Fantage’s adherence to best practices for online safety and reinforces that Fantage presents a safe interactive environment for kids.

To show further commitment towards advancing the understanding of online safety, and internet security awareness, Fantage has today announced its participation in Safer Internet Day. Safer Internet Day (SID) is organized by Insafe in February of each year to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially amongst children and young people across the world. Fantage is proud to continue its efforts as one of the safest online environments for kids.

Fantage has grown to more than 16 million users and is the recipient of many awards, including the Editor’s Choice Award from Children’s Technology Review for excellence in children’s interactive media and a Mom’s Choice Award. Now, Fantage can announce its receivership of a PEGI 3+ certification in Europe, meaning Fantage is free of violent contend, bad language or sexual themes. Fantage is also proud to abide by Safe Harbour regulations, making it a safer place for kids to enjoy the internet.

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For more information and to learn more about Fantage’s safety features please visit: http://www.fantage.com/fun/what_is_fantage.html.  To join more than 16 million players in one of the fastest-growing virtual world for kids, tweens and teens, please visit: www.fantage.com/. ;

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About Fantage

Founded in 2007 and launched the following year, Fantage.com is a next-generation destination site for children. Fantage games and adventures entertain and delight children, and promote positive social interaction in an engaging, exciting, safe environment that both kids and parents love. Fantage also provides an age-appropriate, safe social networking experience within a fun virtual world. The company is dedicated to the safety of Fantage members, and has a highly sophisticated, three-tier safety control system providing the greatest level of protection of any community site for children on the web. For more information about Fantage, visit www.fantage.com.

For more information check out the company blog at http://www.fantage.com/fun/blog.php

 


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