Tips to help keep your child safe online
The internet is great for learning, sharing, connecting and creating. So try and balance how you guide your child on online safety with an understanding of why they want to use it. You don’t want your child to feel they can’t come to you if they encounter a problem online.
Set rules and agree boundaries as a family
Have conversations about online safety little and often and build it into other conversations
Know who they are talking to
Check content is age-appropriate
Use parental and privacy controlsAdjust parental controls to suit your child’s age and maturity.
Get support from Keeping Digital
The Keeping Digital Foundation team are here to support all York residents. Our volunteers can provide face-to-face support at a local library near you, or provide telephone support, where we can help you find answers to your questions or direct you to the correct people.
For support, please email email@example.com and a member of our team will be in touch to answer your questions or to organise support. Additionally, organisations and charities across York can refer individuals for 1-1 mentoring with our volunteers.
You can also call 01904 900127 to speak to the Keeping Digital Foundation team. The network is completely free and is part of the Keeping Digital Foundation.