Tips and Advice for Kids on Online Privacy

PDF, 12 Quick Privacy Tips for Parents

Many of our kids use the Internet effortlessly, and easily adapt to new devices that connect to it. For many of us, these tools have become a routine part of our children’s lives, as they use them to chat, surf, post, play and learn. The Internet has become one of the most powerful tools they have to connect with friends and to make new ones.

Many kids, however, don’t fully understand the impact that some online activities may have on their privacy.

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada’s 12 Quick Privacy Tips for Parents provides 12 tips to help parents limit the risks to their children’s personal information, while allowing them to make the most of their time online.

Great video by Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada that provides tips and advice for youth on what they should consider when they are posting information online.