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Terms of use

These terms of use apply to

These terms of use, together with our Privacy and cookie policy, set out the terms on which you may use this website. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the website.

By using this website you accept and agree to abide by these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use please stop using this website immediately.

Use of the website is at your own risk.

Who we are

This website is run by the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Education team (NCA-CEOP).

We help protect children and young people from the threat of online child sexual abuse.

This website is part of the CEOP Education programme, and is aimed at 11-18 year olds and the professionals working with them.

 You can contact us by emailing

Using this website

Use of this website is only for lawful purposes. This means you must use it in a way that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, this site by anyone else.

This website is intended for users who are 11 - 18. 

Children under the age of 11 should not use this website.

Changes to the site

NCA may update this website at any time and can change or remove content without notice.

Services you can access through this website

You can use this website to access our information, resources about relationships, sex and the internet.

You can also use this website to access other services that can assist you with reporting online child sexual abuse and other related help and support.

These can be managed by the NCA or other organisations.

Some services have their own terms and conditions which also apply. Please visit their website and read these before you use the service:

CEOP Safety Centre. This website has information about helping children and young people who have experienced online child sexual abuse. Children and young people can report to the police here.

Childline. This website has information for children and young people to help them with any issue they are going through. Children and young people can speak to a counsellor through the Childline service here.

The Mix. This website has information for young people aged 13 – 25 seeking help on problems they are facing. Young people can speak to a professional, a counsellor, or their peers here.

YoungMinds. This website has information to help children and young people with their mental health. Children and young people can ask for help here.

Linking to this site

We welcome and encourage other websites to link to this website.

Where you do this, you should make sure information is provided on your website to explain what the CEOP Education programme. Please contact us if you need help with this.

You must always contact NCA-CEOP for permission if you want to either:

  • charge your website’s users to click on a link to any page on this website
  • say your website is associated with or endorsed by this website

You can contact NCA-CEOP  by emailing

Linking from this site

This website links to websites that are managed by other organisations.

We do not have any control over the content on these websites.

We are not responsible for:

  • the protection of any information you give to these websites
  • any loss or damage that may come from your use of these websites, or any other websites they link to

By using this website, you agreeing to release us from any claims or disputes that may come from using these websites.

You should read all terms and conditions and privacy policies that relate to these websites before you use them.

Using site content 

Most content on this website is subject to Open Government Licence (OGL).

This means you can copy, use and adapt the information on this website, as long as you do this accurately, do not use it in a misleading way and tell people the content has come from the NCA.

The NCA logo is under Crown copyright and must not be used without permission of the NCA.

The images, videos, audio and CEOP Education logos on this website are, unless otherwise stated, subject to NCA copyright. You can only use screen shots of this website for illustration in a presentation. For any other use you must ask permission from the NCA.

Any enquiries regarding the use and re-use of the content on this website should be sent to:

Information about you and your visits to this site

We collect information about you in accordance with our Privacy and cookie policy. By using this site, you agree to us collecting this information and confirm that any data you provide is accurate. 


We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information but cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online to other services.

You accept the security risks of providing information over the internet and will not hold us (the NCA) responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to the negligence or wilful default of the NCA.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check the material published on this website.

We recommend you run an anti-virus programme on all material downloaded from the internet.

We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material from this website.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

When using this website, you must not introduce viruses, try to gain unauthorised access or attack the website in any way.

If you do this, your rights to use this website will cease immediately and we may ask you to pay for any loss or damage caused.

We will report any attacks  to the relevant law enforcement authorities and share information about you with them. We may recover from you any loss or damage caused by such an attack.

Termination/suspension of use

We have the right to suspend or terminate access to the website for any reason and without notice.

Governing law

These terms of use have been created in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

Any dispute you have about the terms of use, or your use of this website will be subject to the laws of England and Wales only. 


While we make every effort to keep this website up to date, we cannot provide any guarantees that the information will be current, accurate or free from bugs or viruses.

We are not liable for any loss or damage that may come from using this site.

Changes to these terms of use

Please check these Terms of Use regularly. We can update them at any time without notice.

You will agree to any changes if you continue to use this site after the Terms of Use have been updated.

Last updated: 15 March 2022