Safe on-line

It’s easy on the Internet to pretend to be someone else. Someone on the internet can be pretending to be a Scout, or a group of Scouts, whilst in reality he is not.

  • Never give out your full names, your home address, phone number, school or similar when sending e-mail or chatting with IRC.
  • If you receive an E-mail or other Internet communication that you think is strange our unusual, tell your leader or one of your parents to have a look at it, just to be safe.
  • If you receive an E-mail or other Internet communication from anyone that wants to meet you, or asks for any personal information, do not reply! Tell your leader or one of your parents, just to be safe.