Online Safety for Children

Online safety for anyone using the Internet is a significant issue that needs to be understood and enforced.  The online safety of children is even more important; and it is up to the parent to ensure their child if using the Internet in a safe and protected manner.  Below you can see some of the ways that KidzClix makes online safety a top priority.   Also, be sure to click on the link below that lists some very helpful tips for parents to make their kids experience online a safe one.

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We are always searching and learning about online safety. We came across this webpage that does an excellent job of summing up parent guidelines for their child’s online experience:

Family Internet from About.com

It is written by Christ Matte from About.com.

The basic points that the article covers are:

• Talk to your children - (Keep an open discussion about the Internet, teach them about it)

• Set guidelines - (set rules for online usage)

• Follow through - (stick with your rules for online usage)

• Pay attention - (See what your child is doing online when they are online)

• Read more about it - (Be ready to answer all questions from your child)

• Join the fun - (Join the same sites your child joins)

• Use available technology - (learn about Internet filters, firewalls, and monitoring software)

• Do a little sleuthing - (use browser history, cache, and cookies to monitor your child)

• Watch for warning signals - (look for any changes in a child’s personality or behavior)

• Know when to say “No” - (don’t let your child spend too much time online)

Have fun, but be safe! : )

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