• Being aware of the dangers• Knowing what to do if things go wrong and you are at risk when using technology• Knowing how to stay safe when using technology• Managing the risks of the digital worldWhat is e-safety?
• Somebody may get hold of your private details and misuse them• Viruses, malware, adware and spyware• Cyber-bullying using various different technology: mobile phones, chat rooms and social networking sites• Copyright Law – illegal copying and distributing of software, films, music and any other materials• Indecent material being distributed• Strangers using chat rooms or other means to contact youngsters• Identity theftWhat are the risks?
• Cyber-bullying is when a young person is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or targeted by another young person using the internet, mobile phone, or other type of digital technology.• You have to be very careful if you are a victim of cyber- bullying. If you try to take things into your own hands then you may end up being a cyber-bully yourself.• The best thing to do if youre being bullied, whether online or not, is to tell your parents or guardian, or someone you trust - and talk about it.Cyber-bullying
• Beatbullyings study for Safer Internet Day spoke to 4,605 young people aged 11-16 across the UK: -28% said theyd been bullied over the internet or a mobile phone. -One in 13 said they had been threatened repeatedly. -Victims found the cyber-bullying left them wanting to avoid school, suffering from lower confidence, and living in fear of their safety.Cyber-bullying
• Web-based social networking is when users share content, interact and develop friendship groups over a website.• Social networking sites are places where you can keep in touch with friends and let people know what youre up to.• Popular social networking sites include Facebook, Twitter and MySpace.• You normally have to be at least 13 to register on them, and even then you often need your parents permission.• They can be dangerous though because you must be careful not to post personal information about yourself.• Also, you must keep your password to yourself, or else people could write nasty things pretending to be you.Social networking
Don’t share information about yourself onlinehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/clips/p014pfyk Social networking
SAFE• Staying safe means being careful and not giving out your name, address, photos, mobile phone number, school name or password to people online.• Use a nickname, set social networking sites to private and never post your own or your friends/families information without their permission. Be SMART!
MEETING• Meeting up with someone you have contacted online can be dangerous as you never know if they are who they say they are.• Only do so with your parent’s/carer’s permission and when they can be present. Always meet in a public place. Be SMART!
ACCEPTING• Accepting e-mails or opening files from people you don’t really know or trust can get you into trouble – they may contain viruses or nasty messages.• The best thing to do is ignore them or show them to an adult you trust.Be SMART!
RELIABLE• Some people online maybe lying about who they really are and some information you find on the internet may not always be reliable and true.Be SMART!
TELL• Tell an adult you trust if someone or something you see online makes you feel uncomfortable or worried.• You can report online abuse to the police at www.thinkuknow.co.ukBe SMART!
• Don’t do anything online that you wouldn’t do in real life! If you wouldn’t be happy with your parents/teacher/police seeing it then don’t post it online!• It’s never too late to tell someone if something or someone makes you feel uncomfortable – if it feels wrong it most probably is! Learn how to block someone online and report a problem.Key Advice
• Club Penguins Simon Pollard gives us his top five online safety tips:http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/16918052Keep safe!
• Don’t give out your personal information• Never meet up with an online friend• Don’t open junk mail• Beware: people might not be who they say they are• Always tell an adult if you feel uncomfortable or worried E-Safety video for younger childrenTop Tips E-Safety video for older children