Principle 4

Offer me something safe and keep me protected

Links to U.N. children’s right: RIGHT TO BE PROTECTED

Make sure your products are safe for me to use and do not assume anyone else will ensure my safety. A marked path or ‘lifeguard’ can tell me why something is unsafe and informs me on how to stay safe. Help me to improve my digital literacy. Give me tools to distance myself from those I do not want to have contact with, making unwanted content or contacts easy to block. Do not expose me to unwanted, inappropriate or illegal content. Provide me also with a model for healthy behaviour. Make sure you equip my guardians with an understanding of this as well.

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