|Stay in Control While Online – Click Clever, Click Safe! |
The internet can be a great way for you to see more, learn more and have loads of fun, but it is important that you know how to stay safe when online.
Your school will be able to give you advice on how to protect yourself when using the internet and other mobile technology.
|Where can I get more info?|
Take a look at the sites below, aimed at young people, which will give you loads of hints and tips for staying safe online…
A great site packed with loads of info on how to stay in control when online. Get the latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Find out what’s good, what’s not and what you can do about it. Most importantly, there’s also a place where you can report if you feel uncomfortable or worried about someone you are chatting to online.CYBERMENTORS
- is all about young people helping and supporting each other online.
If you're being bullied, or are feeling a bit low, or are maybe troubled by
something and you're not sure what to do or who to talk to, then CyberMentors is where you can go for help. It doesn't matter how big or small you think the problem is, or whether you're being targeted online or offline, CyberMentors are here to listen and support you. And the best thing about it is that CyberMentors are young people too!!
|Who can I tell if I’m worried?|
If you are worried, concerned or unhappy about something that may have happened while online or something you have seen online, there are lots of people that want to help. If you feel comfortable, you can talk to an adult you trust, such as a teacher or a relative and they will help you.
You can also visit your area on Thinkuknow
(click on your age group below), which will give you loads more options of what you can do about anything you are worried about online.
Talk to someone in confidence if you prefer. Childline is a confidential helpline
run by the NSPCC. You can call them on 0800 1111 or go online at www.childline.org.uk