Internet Safety

At Norfolk Library and Information Service we take your internet safety very seriously. Below are some helpful information links for you and your parents, should you ever feel at risk whilst using this site or any other.

http://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/
CEOP help children stay safe online. Has someone acted inappropriately towards you online, or to a child or young person you know? It may be sexual chat, being asked to do something that makes you feel uncomfortable or someone being insistent on meeting up. You can report it to CEOPon their website. Remember if you need immediate help call 999

http://www.barnardos.org.uk/what_we_do/barnardos_today/resources_internet_safety.htm
General suggestions and links for all about internet safety.

www.kidsmart.org.uk/yp/over11/
There are loads of great things to do online, playing games, listening to music, finding out information, picture messaging from your phone and chatting to friends with IM or email, but there are issues that you need to think about when you use all of these. This site will help you with these.

www.websafecrackerz.com
WebSafe Crackerz is a spoof site. You’ll find genuine safety information throughout the site, but they’ve surrounded it with a fictional story about gladhanders, liars, stalkers, bullies, security bouncers, detectives, fake companies and a big boss (the Baron), who runs the whole show.

www.childline.org.uk/safesurfing.asp
Childline’s techie tips for safer surfing and using mobile phones.

www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/help/safesurfing/
The BBC’s guide to safe surfing, includes video clips and much more.

www.netsmartz.org/netteens.htm
Netsmartz tips on everything online, including cyberbullying

www.thinkuknow.co.uk/
This website is by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre and contains loads of information on how to stay safe online.  All hot topics are covered – including mobiles, blogging and gaming sites – and you can tell us if you feel uncomfortable or worried about someone you’re chatting to online.

www.chatdanger.com
A site about the potential dangers on interactive services online like chat, IM, online games, email and mobiles. Read TRUE STORIES and find out how to chat SAFELY.

www.cybersmartkids.com.au
This Australian site will help you and your family to find out how to be cybersmart and use the internet safely. It’s a young person’s guide to smart ‘net surfing, chatting and emailing.

http://www.whoishostingthis.com/resources/e-safety/
A great resource for parents

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