There are some great resources for children to help them discover, create and connect with other children worldwide. The internet is useful, fun and educational. Used safely, it's a valuable tool.
CEOP stands for the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre. We are the UK's national police centre for protecting children. Add our new ClickCEOP app. It is free and easy to use. Once added it will provide you with immediate access to the very latest on internet safety, showing you how to tackle viruses, spot grooming, block hackers. You can also share it with your mates so that they can stay safe too. Visit http://apps.facebook.com/clickceop
This website had been produced by Childnet International, a non-profit organisation which is working with others to help make the internet a great place for children.
ChildLine is the free, 24-hour helpline for children and young people in the UK. Children and young people can call our helpline on 0800 1111 about any problem, at any time - day or night. Children who are deaf or find using a regular phone difficult can try our textphone service on 0800 400 222. ChildLine's counsellors are there to help you find ways to sort things out.
Childnet International, a non-profit organisation working with others to "help make the Internet a great and safe place for children".
The CyberMentors website uses a social networking model to allow young people at different levels to mentor each other. If you register on the CyberMentors website, you are given *registered user* status, which means you can talk to a highly-trained young CyberMentor and get help straightaway.
CEOP was set up to provide children with information about safe use of the internet, providing services ranging from advice about spam to guidance on releasing their personal details to strangers. It also provides contact details for children to report online incidents that make them feel vulnerable or uncomfortable.
e-Crime Wales is a partnership of organisations and agencies committed to equipping Welsh businesses with the knowledge and tools to be aware, vigilant, informed and ultimately safe from the destructive effects of e-Crime in all its forms.
Get Safe Online will help you protect yourself against internet threats. The site is sponsored by government and leading businesses working together to provide a free, public service.
A new website launched by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) aims to help young people understand their information rights. The first section contains tips and advice on safe social. Among the ICO’s ‘top tips’ are that you should remember that a ‘blog is for life’ - if you don’t think you’ll want it to exist somewhere in 10 years time, don’t post it; and privacy is precious – choose sites that give you plenty of control over who can find your profile and how much information they can see.
The Internet Watch Foundation works in partnership with ISPs, Telcos, Mobile Operators, Software Providers, Police and Government, to minimise the availability of illegal Internet content.
The NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) is the UK's leading charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children. We have been directly involved in protecting children and campaigning on their behalf since 1884.
Where you can get the inside info on how to stay safe while having fun online.
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