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‘Zip it, Block it, Flag it’ – a guide to the code

July 08, 2011  |   Advertising and Marketing,Website Design On Page   |     |   0 Comment

‘Zip it, Block it, Flag it’ – a guide to the code

'Zip it, Block it, Flag it' – a guide to the code The code has been designed to: give parents the confidence to be able to help their children enjoy the internet safely help children and young people understand how their online experiences can expose them to risks The code has three simple actions: Zip it - keep your personal information private and think about what you say and do online Block it - block people who send you nasty messages and don’t open unknown links and attachments Flag it - flag up with someone you trust if anything upsets you or if someone asks to meet you offline It’s easy to remember when talking to children about online safety and it’s designed to help keep them safe on the internet. Zip it Make sure your child knows to always keep private information safe and watch what they say on the internet. People may not be who they say they are online and it’s not always possible to control who can see your child’s information. Your child should know not to give out information like: their full name photos postal or email addresses school information mobile or home telephone numbers details of places they like to spend time Make sure your child knows that they ...

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