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Internet Safety

Child's Rules For Online Safety
Courtesy of Larry Magid, The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and Interactive Services Association

I will not give out personal information such as my address, telephone number, parents work address/telephone number, or the name and location of my school without my parents permission.    

I will tell my parents right away if I come across any information that makes me feel uncomfortable.     

I will never agree to get together with someone I meet on-line without first checking with my parents. If my parents agree to the meeting, I will make sure it is in a public place and bring my mother or father along.     

I will never send a person my picture or anything else without first checking with my parents.     

I will not respond to any messages that are mean or in any way make me feel uncomfortable. It is not my fault if I get a message like that. If I do, I will tell my parents right away so that they can contact the service provider.     

I will talk with my parents so that we can set up rules for going on-line. We will decide upon the time of day that I can be on-line, the length of time I can be on-line, and appropriate areas for me to visit. I will not access other areas   or break these rules without their permission.

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