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Internet Safety Advice

The following link has useful information for parents and professionals about the use of Facebook. It gives instructions on how to use the safety features and is well worth a look.

http://www.connectsafely.org/fbparents

Other useful sites are:

Advice for Junior football Clubs and their websites – know what you need to do to protect your team

http://www.thefa.com/TheFA/NewsAndFeatures/2009/CoachManagersMedicsRefs

Advice for PS3 Users

http://www.ps-playsafeonline.com/uk/home/

Advice for Xbox360 Users

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2451741?sd=xbox#SettingsQ1

Advice for Wii Users

http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/wii/en_na/parents.jsp#privacy

Advice for students and parents

http://www.childnet.com/

www.thinkuknow.co.uk

http://www.chatdanger.com/

http://www.lincs.police.uk/Youth-Lincs/Teen-Lincs/Abuse/Internet-Safety.html

Advice relating to the Illegal Downloading of Music/Films/Software – Are parents aware of what their children are downloading and the bill payer is responsible for all illegal downloads?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00rl4dl/Panorama_Are_the_Net_Police_Coming_for_You/

http://news.bbc.co.uk/panorama/hi/front_page/newsid_8560000/8560996.stm

http://www.filmeducation.org/becreative/docs/BeCreative_UnderstandingCopyright.pdf

http://files.crackingideas.com/2010/my_ip_booklet.pdf

http://www.childnet.com/downloads/downloads_uk_edition.pdf

Telephone helplines for children

To report to police

  • The Virtual Global Taskforce, www.virtualglobaltaskforce.com, receives reports online – click the ‘Report Abuse’ option on the home page and follow the instructions.
  • In the UK, to report suspicious behaviour online towards a child, you can report directly to the police atwww.ceop.gov.uk
  • Lincolnshire Police 0300 111 0300

Other Childnet International sites

Other Internet safety sites

Sites on Bullying

Mobile Phone Bullying

Childline http://www.childline.org.uk/explore/onlinesafety/pages/mobilesafety.aspx

Connexions http://www.connexions-direct.com/index.cfm?pid=128&catalogueContentID=260

Numbers to call if you want to report mobile phone bullying:

  • O2:ncb@o2.com or 0870 521 4 000.
  • Vodafone: 191 from a Vodafone phone or 0870 070 0191 for Pay Monthly customers and 0870 077 6655 for Pay as you Go.
  • 3: Call 333 from a 3 phone or 0870 733 0333.
  • Orange: Call 450 on an Orange phone or 07973 100 450 for Pay as you Go, or 150 or 07973 100 150 for Pay Monthly.
  • T-Mobile: Call 150 on a T-Mobile phone or 0845 412 5000.