Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Iconix Brand Group, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Iconix Brand Group
Penalty: 
$250,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
October 20, 2009
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
privacy violation
Secondary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Iconix Brand Group, Inc. agreed to pay a $250,000 civil penalty to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it violated the Children?s'Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the FTC's COPPA Rule by knowingly collecting, using, or disclosing personal information from children online without first obtaining their parents' permission.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Trade Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
apparel
Specific Industry of Parent: 
brand management
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Parent company note: 
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