Online Safety

Being safe online

online safety

Click on the link below to find out more about being safe on line.

Internet Safety - Get the facts.

Get Safe Onlineis a beginner’s guide for getting started with safe and secure Internet.


Reporting an incident

Reporting an incident

All staff and learners have a responsibility to report eSafety or eSecurity incidents so that they may be dealt with effectively and in a timely manner in order to minimise any impact on our service.

Incidents may be:

  • accessing inappropriate materials
  • circumventing the network security system
  • installing unapproved software
  • using other people's email addresses or passwords
  • breaching copyright
  • uploading course materials onto a social network or chat room without permission
  • leaving ACL Essex laptops or iPads unattended
  • not logging off when leaving a device

Please email or telephone: 07730 616804 to report an incident.

Further sites:

Keep Healthy whilst using your computer.

Change your Computer Settings to make your computer just right for you.

Be Safer - for adults with learning disabilities

Online Safety - an easy read document for adults with learning disabilities

ICO - how to protect your personal information

ACL Essex IT (Computer Use) Policy

Please download a copy of ACL Essex's eSafety Policy. This document covers information about using our computers, accessing the internet and social media.

How to report abuse:

Internet Watch Foundation– was established to act as a hot-line for UK Internet users and IT professionals to report criminal and abusive online communication.

Last modified: Monday, 13 March 2017, 1:45 PM