Need to Know
Do you know how to cross the road safely? And to avoid touching hot pots in the kitchen and be careful with scissors? Just like you’ve learnt how to be safe at home and outside, we also need to learn how to be safe when we’re online and using phones and other devices.
Knowing how to choose good passwords and use privacy and safety settings will mean you can focus on having fun online, while knowing you’re helping to keep yourself safer. And it’s also important that you understand how to make good choices about screentime and spending money online. So here’s some info that you should know!
Pick good passwords.
Learn about privacy and safety settings.
Think before you buy!
Know who your trusted adults are.
Check age restrictions.
Police Service of Northern Ireland
If you are worried or concerned about something, please make sure you speak to an adult you trust.
You can contact Childline about anything. Whatever your worry, it’s better out than in. They’re here to support you.
This is a local service service for confidential text messaging support for 11-19 year olds.