is a participant of the CARU® COPPA Safe Harbor Program
Certified since 10/31/2011
The Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU) is the first Federal Trade Commission-approved COPPA Safe Harbor. Participants who adhere to CARU guidelines and display the CARU COPPA Safe Harbor seal are deemed in compliance with the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
Guitar Center is in good standing with the guidelines of CARU's COPPA Safe Harbor Program and has voluntarily undertaken this privacy initiative, which subjects this online service to audits and frequent monitoring of its data privacy practices, particularly as they relate to children.