2017 theme: ‘Be the change: Unite for a better internet’.

Here are some great resources to start your journey to becoming a confident and safe user of the wild, whacky and weird place called the Internet.

If you have a serious concern about someone’s behaviour on the Internet, contact CEOP.

If you believe they are at risk of imminent serious harm, contact the police..

Report something that worries you:

The Internet is a breeding ground for strange new words and acronyms; find out what they mean here.

Websites where you can get a range of good advice:

Advice and Support for Parents/Carers:

I need to know more about popular social networks and Apps.

Did you know? Your ‘Digital Footprint’ is the amount of information you leave behind when you ‘step’ through the online world. Your date of birth, age, face, social habits, favourite food and where you go every Thursday with friends can, potentially, be viewed by people you don’t know. Think before you post personal information online. Who is behind you, following your footprint?

Social Media safety settings and information

Remember! Don’t share your personal information, including passwords, keep privacy settings high, don’t friend or meet strangers and tell someone you trust if you feel uncomfortable or frightened about something.