With the online world becoming increasingly accessible to everyone, it is vital that you keep your child safe when they are online.
Your child is online when they are using a mobile phone, accessing social media, using the internet for research, playing games on their tablet or laptop and using their games console to play games with friends. The list is ever growing with the technological developments that are being made in the world today.
The following website has some useful advice on how to keep your child safe depending on their age. There is other useful pieces of advice such as a guide to apps and other technology.
Many parents may be unaware of the age restrictions placed on social media sites.
Most of these sites have a 13+ age limit and some have an even higher age-restriction.
For more information on social media websites, look at the National Online Safety guides below.