Staying Safe Online When we are online, it is important to be safe.
We will look at how to be safe with:
1) Digital footprints (how our information is saved on the internet)
2) Chatting (or blogging)
Here are some useful weblinks to keep you safe online.
- http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/ (Digital footprints section)
- http://thinkuknow.co.uk/8_10/cybercafe/Cyber-Cafe-Base/ (Look at the cyber cafe and Online Forum section.
If you are safe online, you should be able to answer these questions:
Answers are at the bottom of the page, but no cheating! ;-)
Q.1) A stranger online asks you if you want to meet up do you?
A.Say yes and meet up with them
B.Say no and log off the site
C.Probably say no, but if your parents agree, go with them
Q.2) You get an email from someone you don't know. Do you?
A.Delete it straight away and tell a parent
B.Reply to the email and ask who they are
C.Open the email to see what it is
Q.3) What should you do if a random person in a chatroom asks for your picture?
A.Find a good photograph and send it to them
B.Ask them to send their picture to you first
C.Do not send your picture and tell an adult
Q.4) When signing into sites or setting up an account should you use your?
C.First name only
Q.5) A website asks for your email, adress and phone number do you?
A.Give all your information
B.Enter your friends information
C.Check with a parent/carer first
Q6) Should you put your personal information (address, phone number, photograph) on a public website?
Q7) Which of the comments below would be okay for a photo on the blog?
Q8) (This one is for parents/carers) Which comment would be okay to put on the blog?