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Online Safety

How do you stay safe online and protect the things that matter most? Don't give someone the keys to your life!

Be Careful What You Share How Do You Know That?

Think before you post it.†

Once something is online itís not in your control.

Donít post photos of where you live.

Profiles can tell anyone about you.Your birthday is your special day, but someone else can use it to help steal your identity.

Keep your personal information private.

Use a Complex Password Donít Meet People You Donít Know

Choose something hard for someone to guess. Mix up numbers, letters and characters. Invent your own code to safeguard your password.

Not everyone online is who they say they are.

Donít accept a friend request from someone you donít know.

Sex, Relationships and the Internet

Get help and advice from ThinkUKnow

Online Sexual Abuse

Are you worried about it or the way someone has been communicating with you online?

Make a report†to one of CEOP's Child Protection Advisors

Cyberbullying††

Is using the internet, email, online games or any digital technology to threaten, tease, upset or humiliate someone else.†

Get help and advice from Childline

A brilliant Guide for Young People from West Mercia Police

Get more help and advice on our Cyberbullying page

Get Safe Online

The UKís leading source of unbiased, factual and easy-to-understand information on online safety.


Click below to find films, games, quizzes and advice to help you to use the internet safely, responsibly and positively from the UK†Safer Internet Centre.



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