Be Safe Online
The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) works across the UK tackling child sex abuse and providing advice for parents, young people and children about internet safety and online safety.
Follow this link to report abuse through the CEOP website:
Remember the WWW is the WORLD wide web, anyone can see what you post so THINK first before you give any personal information out online. Here’s a video to show just how easy it is for your details to fall into the wrong hands.
The Digizen website provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people. It is used to strengthen their awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is and encourages users of technology to be and become responsible DIGItal citiZENS. It shares specific advice and resources on issues such as social networking and cyberbullying and how these relate to and affect their own and other people’s online experiences and behaviours.
- 1) Don’t post any personal information online – like your address, email address or mobile number
- 2) Think carefully before posting pictures or videos of yourself. Once you’ve put a picture of yourself online most people can see it and may be able to download it, it’s not just yours anymore
- 3) Keep your privacy settings as high as possible
- 4) Never give out your passwords
- 5) Don’t befriend people you don’t know
- 6) Don’t meet up with people you’ve met online. Speak to your parent or carer about people suggesting you do
- 7) Remember that not everyone online is who they say they are
- 8) Think carefully about what you say before you post something online
- 9) Respect other people’s views, even if you don’t agree with someone else’s views doesn’t mean you need to be rude
- 10) If you see something online that makes you feel uncomfortable, unsafe or worried: leave the website, turn off your computer if you want to and tell a trusted adult immediately
Useful websites giving advice and tips on Online safety