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Keeping your child safe online

The internet is a fantastic resource, but unrestricted access to it opens your child to a wide range of risks.

This page contains links to a range of websites and resources designed to help you strike the right balance for you and your child.

Get Safe Online has useful age-related guidance to help you protect your children.

The Internet Matters site contains lots of useful information – why not try their Interactive Guide to Setting up Parental Controls?

The NSPCC also has many resources, including a helpline so you can talk to someone about online safety:
Whether you want to set up parental controls, adjust privacy settings or get advice on social networks, experts from the free O2 & NSPCC helpline are there to help on 0808 800 5002

Thinkuknow has many resources to help you keep you child safe from online abuse. This page tells you about the rules of various social media sites, and how to report problems to them.

If someone has done something online that has made you or a child or young person you know, feel worried or unsafe, make a report to CEOP .