For advice about smartphones, gaming devices, tablets and other internet-connected devices please use the links below.
Below are the National Online Safety, Online Safety Guides for Parents and Carers:
Useful Websites for Parents
This website provides a unique, interactive guide to help you keep up to date with how children use the Internet and how you can support them in keeping safe. It is produced by ChildNet International.
This website, from the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre, has a section dedicated to parents with lots of useful advice. In particular check out the parent webcast!
This website is American, but contains useful information for parents on how young people are using technology, and what the risks may be.
As well as lots of information on how to keep your children safe, this website has a very useful video tutorial showing how you can set privacy settings and parental controls on your computer.