Cyber safety tips

Staying safe on the Internet means staying aware. Each of us is responsible for our own - and our families' - privacy and safety on the Internet.

Always know where your children are surfing, which links they are clicking on and the privacy policy of any website that asks for personal information (for example, if signing up for a gaming site).

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Online privacy, security and youth

Here are rules to follow when browsing the Internet that will help keep children and young people safe.

Social media sites

Online social networks, like Facebook and Twitter, are made up of Internet applications that create online social structures that easily connect people all over the world.

Online interactions and "netiquette"

Kids interact online with friends, family and sometimes strangers. While most of these interactions are positive, sometimes the internet can lead to negative interactions with others: sexual exploitation and cyberbullying.

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