Etiquette tips

Rules for online behaviour

Respecting others online

Everyone is learning how to get along as we spend more of our lives online.

The internet opens the door to new friends, experiences and ways of communicating.

Especially with social networks and the ability to comment on the news, products and services.

But let's remember to respect other people's feelings while we're online.

Your guide to social netiquette


Check your settings

All social networks have privacy settings - make sure yours are set correctly.

What are you saying?

Do you know who's reading your posts? Be very careful about what you put out there.

Dare to share?

Consider the impact on you and other people of sharing info, photos and videos online.

Online or real?

Are these your real friends? Be aware of who you're sharing information with.

How to be sociable and safe online

We've pulled together some simple tips to help you and your family stay safe - while enjoying the benefits of interacting online.

Why not spend a couple of minutes reading through the guide - we hope you'll find some useful tips in there.