Creating an E-Safety Policy The SWGfL Template E-Safety Policies have been adopted by local authorities, schools and academies across the UK, and are acknowledged as good practice documents. The latest versions have been updated following review and support by a Local Authority Audit Team. The templates provide guidance, an indication of what should be included and a flexible approach allowing each school or organisation to challenge, consider and debate. The result will be your very own E-Safety Policy that whilst built on foundation blocks, includes content that makes it unique and relevant for your school or organisation. The SWGfL Template Policies consist of an overall E-Safety Policy and a series of appendices with more detailed template policies and forms. MS Word and PDF versions are available for download: Download the Template Policies (without appendices) PDF version, updated October 2013 Download the Template Policies (without appendices) MS Word version, updated October 2013 School Reporting Log Template
CYBER LAW Liability of Cyber Cafe Operators | Law Teacher Various risks are inherent in the role of a Cyber Cafe operator. However, considering their importance in this cyber age, it is imperative that their business must go on. There have been various cases in India where cyber cafe owners have been put behind bars for the misuse of their computer systems by their customers, when we kept wondering why the innocent cyber cafe owner was being made liable for the offence committed by his customers. In the first week of January, 2009, several mails were sent to some of the IT companies of Bangalore, from a Cyber Cafe, threatening terrorist attacks. The issue of liability of Cyber Cafe operators has gained importance with the increase in offences being committed using them as a medium. Cyber cafes have been defined differently by different authors in various parts of the world. They are places that generally offer networked computers for hire by an hour. It may also be defined as Retention of traffic data for specified period (Section 69 B). Good
Helpline Do you have a cyberbullying or digital safety concern? The Safer Internet Centre has been co-funded by the European Commission to provide a Helpline for professionals working with children and young people in the UK with any online safety issues they may face themselves or with children in their care. We provide support with all aspects of digital and online issues such as those which occur on social networking sites, cyber-bullying, sexting, online gaming and child protection online. The Helpline aims to resolve issues professionals face about themselves, such as protecting professional identity and reputation, as well as young people in relation to online safety. Where possible, queries will be responded to within 3 hours (during the office opening hours). It is primarily a signposting, advice, and mediation service, any urgent risk to children should be dealt with via normal safeguarding procedures. We are open Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm. Support the Helpline
Child Exploitation & Online Protection Centre - internet safety - CEOP What does CEOP do? CEOP is a law enforcement agency that works nationally and internationally with a clear focus on pursuing offenders and protecting children from sexual abuse. CEOP works in collaboration with a number of organisations to help them develop and deliver child protection policies, as well as providing advice and guidance on how to make their online environments safer for young people. How can CEOP be of help to you? We would love to share our knowledge with you on varying aspects of child sexual abuse, from understanding the latest national trends within child sexual abuse to providing information on online threats.
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