There are some parts of the internet that aren't appropriate for children. One of the best ways to protect children is to talk to them about the internet, to help them understand some of the risks and what to do if they find sites that upset or concern them. Spending time with your children as they surf the internet is a great way to start understanding how they want to use the web, and it also gives you a chance to show them how to be careful.
You can also install software on the laptop or computer that your child uses which will help you manage what they do online. There's a special Kitemark that can help give parents confidence in this type of software and help reduce the amount of harmful content your children see. Find out about software carrying the Kitemark here.
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