DVD & Games Rental & Retail
Videos, DVD's and Games can have a range of age restrictions. These can either be sold as physical media or downloadable content.
You may be needing to carry out age verification through your online checkouts or at the point of delivery to the customer or both. Implementing the technical age verification systems is only part of demonstrating compliance for your online services.
How can the Age Check Certification Scheme help DVD and games retail?
We test that age check systems work. We do this through audits, test purchasing and mystery shopping. We also provide the training that you need for your staff and all of the industry standard signage and materials for a professional approach. We can help with age verification policies and if you have an online store, we can test this against PAS 1296:2018.
Why do I have to get this done?
Local laws place obligations on retailers and renters of DVD's and games to take steps to prevent the underage sale of age restricted goods. The laws can be complicated, with different age thresholds for different products, although these are usually marked on the product by national or regional classification agencies (such as PEGI or the BBFC). The penalties for failing to comply can be substantial including the forced closure of your business. You can find out more about the local laws that apply here.
What posters and materials do I need to be compliant?
What training do I need for our staff?
How do I get my age check systems tested?
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