Internet Safety

Be Smart on the Internet | Surf Safe

While the Internet offers amazing opportunities for entertainment, education, connectivity, and more, anyone who goes online should understand basic Online Safety. Knowing these basic online surfing safety tips are essential.

 

Basic Safety Tips that might be useful

Here are some "Key Points" which will very be helpful to adapt a positive attitude.

  • When asked by friends or strangers, online or offline, never share Account IDs and Passwords.
  • Don't reveal any personal identity information in your Screen Names, such as your birthday, hobbies, hometown or school.
  • In any information exchange, like e-mail or chat, never give any personal information about yourself or someone else.
  • Don't share photos of yourself, your family, or your home with people you meet online.
  • Never open e-mails that come from unknown sources DELETE them.
  • If you receive mean or threatening comments online, don't respond. Log off and report the activity to your parents or elders.
  • Nothing you write on the Web is completely private. Be careful what you write and to whom.
  • Never make plans to meet an online "friend" in person.
  • The Golden Rule applies in cyberspace. If you wouldn’t do it in real life, they shouldn’t do it online.
  • Remind yourself to use social networks’ privacy settings so only their friends can see their stuff.
  • WHEN IN DOUBT: Always ask your parents for help. If you're not sure, log off.

Internet Safety Tips

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