Staying Safe Online

Staying safe online

There are lots of steps you can take to stay safe when using computers, phones and tablets and when you use the internet. For example when you are shopping, gaming, dating or making friends, using social media and visiting websites.

If you are worried about someone you know accessing your online accounts or tracking your internet usage, you can get advice about how to maintain privacy online   

You can also call the Freephone 24-Hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247.

Tips to stay safe online

You can:

Remember, if you do see any harmful content online or are the victim of a scam or cybercrime, this is nothing to be embarrassed about. It is important to report this and get any help and support you need. If you are unsure what to do, contact Citizen's Advice Bureau for advice.

Last Modified: 02/02/2024 11:16:16