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Staying Safe Online

In today’s digital age, ensuring your online safety has become increasingly critical, but it can be daunting to figure out how to begin. Here are some helpful links to external websites, including popular social media platforms and sites, that provide valuable information. Please note that since these are external websites, their content is beyond our editorial control, and we are not responsible for it.

Get Safe Online

Provides practical advice on how to protect yourself, your computers and mobile devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other problems encountered online.

Facebook Parents Portal

Handy links, tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your experience and help your child navigate their Facebook experience.

Instagram Parent Tips

Tips and FAQs for parents , including how to use their safety tools and manage privacy. There’s also a Parents Guide that can be downloaded.

YouTube Parent Resources

Links to tips, advice and tools to help parents manage their families experiences on YouTube.

Snapchat Safety Tips

A guide to the fundamentals of Snapchat. There is also a parents guide that can be downloaded.

TikTok Safety Centre

Information and resources to help you understand TikTok.

Twitter Help Centre

Help and articles on how to use, manage, secure and stay safe on Twitter.

BT Broadband Parent Controls

How to keep your family safe online with BT Parentel Controls and the different blocking categories for BT customers.

Sky Broadband Shield

Sky Broadband Shield is a set of tools designed to help make the internet a safer place for your whole family at no extra cost for Sky customers.

Virgin Media Parental Controls

Handy tools to help you and your family stay safe on the internet for Virgin Media customers