More useful sites
There is a lot of fantastic advice available to help you keep your family safe when using technology and going online, but we know it can sometimes be hard to find.
So we've put together a list of some of the organisations who can provide you with any further information or guidance you may need.
Microsoft Online Safety
Further information from Microsoft on computer security, digital privacy and online safety.
Ask About Games
Ask About Games answers the questions parents and players have about video game age ratings, and provide advice on how to play games responsibly. It is supported by the Association for UK Interactive Entertainment.
Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre
The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre is dedicated to eradicating the sexual abuse of children. As part of UK law enforcement, they are focused on bringing offenders to account either directly or in partnership with local and international forces. CEOP also provides parents and children with direct advice through its Think U Know campaign.
Get Safe Online
Get Safe Online is a unique resource providing practical advice on how to protect yourself, your computer or mobile device and your business against fraud, identity theft, viruses and other problems encountered online.
UK Safer Internet Centre
The UK Safer Internet Centre provides the latest advice on how to use the internet and new technologies safely and responsibly. They also offer a range of practical resources, news and events focusing. Co-funded by the European Commission, they are a partnership of three leading organisations: Childnet International; the South West Grid for Learning; and the Internet Watch Foundation.
Kidsmart is an award-winning internet safety website for parents and those working with children. It has been developed by the children's internet charity Childnet International and has excellent information on many of the technologies used by children, with guidance on how to stay safe online.
Family Gamer offers advice from a family gaming expert about which technologies work for different families, and how to get the most value from the devices you own. To see real families test the latest technology and video games, discuss what works best for them, and find out how to set up devices safely, check Family Gamer TV.
The Digital Parenting magazine, developed by Vodafone for distribution in schools across the country, provides accessible information and guidance to parents on understanding their child's digital world.
Currys/PC World, the UK's leading specialist electrical retailer, have a team of Knowhow™ experts on hand 24/7 by phone or online to offer advice and support to customers – ensuring they get the most out of their technology.