there are some risks associated with using the internet.
You may be exposed to sites with inappropriate content
or become involved in unpleasant email or bulletin
Parents and children
can help reduce these risks in many ways. Many Service
Providers have Family Filters for example,
which will block access to inappropriate sites.
in mind that the internet is largely unregulated.
Anyone can set up a web site and sometimes the bargains
on offer or claims being made will be far from genuine.
perhaps the most important thing to remember is to
never give out personal information unless you are
sure it's going to be used appropriately. If you do
receive a message that is harassing or otherwise unpleasant
forward a copy to your service provider.
The following are guidelines for safer surfing. Talk
about these guidelines with your parents/teachers
and maybe print them out and keep them near the computer.
will never give out personal information such as
names, addresses or telephone numbers without asking
my parents first.
will tell my parents straight away if I see anything
I am unhappy about on a web site or if someone sends
me something I am unhappy about.
will never agree to meet anyone I've been talking
to on the net without asking my parents first.(It's
probably best to meet them at your home, at least
will never send anyone my photograph or other information
about myself without checking with my parents first.
won't always believe what I read on the web!
will never send anything that is hurtful to others.
and Safe Surfing!