FORT LEE, N.J. – Dec .15, 2011 – Fantage.com Inc. ( Fantage), a leading online virtual world for kids 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.
Offering a customizable three-tiered safety system, Fantage aims to give parents peace-of-mind while delivering a secure and fun online experience for kids. By employing a chat filtering mechanism, Report This User function and a professional monitoring system, parents can not only exert more control on Fantage than in any other children’s site, but also can rest assured that all activity is appropriate. As a result of these certifications, Fantage is now able to provide users and parents with notable third party assurances regarding its privacy and safety practices.
“As a leading online destination for children, privacy and safety have always been our utmost priorities,” said David Hwang, CEO, Fantage. “We take this matter very seriously, and with the addition of both the TRUSTe and kidSAFE® seals to our privacy and safety roster after rigorous testing and verification, parents can be certain of our dedication to providing a site that meets strict guidelines in protecting our users and their information.”
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 15 million players in one of the fastest-growing virtual world for kids, tweens and teens, please visit: www.fantage.com/.
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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.