Talk with your parents about their rules and
guidelines for using the internet. Be sure to
ask them what time of day you can use the internet,
how long you can browse, and which sites are
OK for you to visit.
Keep your personal information to yourself.
Don't give your name, address, phone number,
or your parents' name, work address, phone number,
or the name of your school to anyone or any
web site without your parent's consent.
If you receive
an email from someone you do not know or come
across information that makes you feel uncomfortable,
tell your parents right away.
If you feel uncomfortable or do not like a certain
site, use the back button to leave the site
or log off. Remember, you can always log back
on and continue browsing safe and friendly sites.
If a site requires you to give your address,
phone number or other personal information to
join a club or enter a chat room, don't do it.
Look for other child-friendly sites that respect
Don't share your password
with or give your password to any person or
Never agree to meet face-to-face
with someone you have met online without your
parent's consent. If your parent consents to
the meeting, make sure to meet in a public place
and go with an adult.