Setting up the technology in your family home in a way that's appropriate for every member of the family can be anything but simple. Making sure that every device has the right settings for your children can feel like a time...
Archives For Online Safety
According to a survey, a staggering one out of every two WiFi users in the UK admit to accessing and using someone else wireless internet network without permission. There is a big misapprehension that ‘borrowing’ a bit of someone else’s bandwidth is at the worst cheeky and not illegal but this is not the case. Using an electronics communications service with the intent to avoid paying is an offence under the Communications Act 2003.
Enjoy the internet safely: Click Clever, Click Safe
The internet is a great way to see more, learn more and have lots of fun. To help you enjoy it safely, you should follow the ‘Click Clever, Click Safe Code’. It’s just three simple things to remember that can help keep you safe when you visit your favourite websites. This initiative was concieved from a group of over 150 stakeholders including the BBC, ChildNet, Disney, Facebook, Google, the Internet Watch Foundation, Microsoft, the NSPCC, Samaritans, Vodaphone and Yahoo!.
Your child will have probably used the Google search engine to find web pages for work and for hobbies. However, there is a large percentage of inappropriate content which could also be accessed through the search engine.
Using the internet safely is about being aware of the dangers and taking sensible precautions. Surf the websites below to find out how to be e-safe.
ICT AUP – The College acceptable ICT Usage Policy for Students.