Welcome to Safety First for Volunteers Tips for Staying Safe Online What will you learn today? • • • • Proper and safe use of the Internet for Girl Scouts. Healthy Internet habits for Girl Scouts. How to follow a safe in-person cookie delivery plan. How to follow the Girl Scout safety guidelines – to keep cookie sales fun. Using the Internet After watching this module, you’ll be able to: • Evaluate ways to help keep Girls Scouts protected online. • Teach Girl Scouts how to use the Internet wisely and safely. • Teach the importance of Internet communication policies. Why Is the Internet Important? Internet Activities for Girls What are some popular activities? • Games, music, videos, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and so on. How can you help keep her safe online? • Teach the Girl Scout about safety online. • Talk to her parents. • Research the Internet to find more information on the different activities girls want to participate in. Online Protection • Download limits • Antivirus and antispyware software • Web browser preferences Communication Policy • • • • • Information from OnGuardOnline.gov Talk early and often Create an honest, open environment Communicate your values Be patient Communicate with People You Know People are not always who they seem to be. Communicate with people you know and trust. Communicate Using Digital Cookie • Use only the marketing emails to communicate through Digital cookie. It’s Time to Check Your Progress Select the best answer: • Which statement below is true? a. The Internet is a difficult subject that should be discussed with a child who is at least eight years of age. b. The Internet should be discussed with a child as soon as she is capable of using it. It’s Time to Check Your Progress Select the best answer: • Which option is not a part of a communication policy? a. b. c. d. Be patient. Have one large conversation – that should be enough. Create an honest, open environment the creates more conversation. Communicate your values. Internet Safety Laws After watching this module, you’ll be able to: • Identify where to find Internet safety laws. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) • Protects children’s personal information. • Requires parental consent for photos, videos, geolocation information, personal information, and audio. • Understand what is covered and what is not. Knowing Online Dangers After watching this module, you’ll be able to: • Teach Girl Scouts about the risks and threats of the Internet. People to Avoid • Online strangers • Cyberbullies Online Strangers • Anyone online you have not met in-person – Do not open email from online strangers. – Do not interact with them. – NEVER arrange a face-to-face meeting with an online stranger. Images and Videos Before uploading images or videos, check that the following are true: • The image or video shows appropriate behavior. • The image or video shows the Girl Scout wearing appropriate clothing. • You have informed others in the image or video. Overview of Social Networking Sites • The purpose of social networking sites is to allow people to find others with similar interests. • There are many common sites including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Vine. How Social Networking Sites Work • Set up an account and profile. • Find friends, classmates, and other users with similar interests. • Posts can be text, images, videos, or links to other websites. Protect Your Identity • Tips to follow when creating a username and profile: – Use only her first name. – Include only general location information. – Do not include the name of the school. – Share only general likes, such as a favorite color, food, or type of music. • Do not give out other personal information. Privacy Settings • Restrict people she doesn’t know from seeing her posts • Require people to be approved by her before being able to connect • Accept requests to connect only from people she knows Cyberbullies • Bullying that takes places using electronic means. – Mean or threatening messages – Spreading rumors and lies • Could be someone the Girl Scout knows or someone who has kept their identity secret. • Keep the lines of communication open with the Girl Scout you work with. Inappropriate Images • If a Girl Scout receives or comes across any image or video that makes her feel embarrassed or uncomfortable, she should: – Know that she does not have to look at it. – Tell a parent or another adult. – Not share it or send it to others. Online Theft In general, your Girl Scouts should: • Avoid sharing personal information online. • Be aware of phishing scams for personal information. • Manage cookies within the Internet settings. It’s Time to Check Your Progress Select the best answer: • An online stranger is _________. a. b. c. d. someone you have met in person, but not online someone you have not met in person an email buddy a classmate who bullies you online It’s Time to Check Your Progress Select the best answer: • What does a cyberbully do? a. b. c. d. Spreads rumors Threatens people Sends mean messages All of the above Remember These Key Points! • Using Internet to stay in touch with people is great – just help Girl Scouts stay alert to the dangers involved. • Remember the following key points: – Girl Scouts should interact online only with people they know. – A Girl Scout should tell a parent or adult if she is contacted by an online stranger or if she thinks she is the victim of a cyberbully. – A Girl Scout should notify a parent or adult if she receives inappropriate images. – A Girl Scout needs to protect herself against online theft. Applying It All to Digital Cookie After watching this module, you’ll be able to: • Explain the details of the Girl Scout Internet Safety Pledge. • Apply your knowledge of safe use of the Internet to Digital Cookie. Girl Scout Internet Safety Pledge Girl Scouts must agree to the following for online safety: • Do not give out personal information. • Never agree to an in-person meeting with someone she met online. • Follow the rules of each website. • Tell an adult if she encounters anything that makes her feel uncomfortable. Girl Scout Internet Safety Pledge (cont.) Girl Scouts must agree to the following for online safety: • Never send a person a picture or anything else without first checking with a parent. • Talk with a parent about setting up rules for Internet use. • Follow the terms of Girl Scout Digital Cookie and all other Internet safety guidelines. Girl Scout Internet Safety Pledge (cont.) Practicing online etiquette, which includes: • • • • Not spamming others Not bullying others Not tolerating bullying Not using bad language Review Girl Scout Safety Policies and the Terms and Conditions for Volunteers • Computer/Online Use: Safety Activity Checkpoints • Girl Scout Cookie/Council- Sponsored Product Safety Checkpoints • Volunteers must agree to “Terms and Conditions for Volunteers” Marketing the Digital Cookie Site When your Girl Scout markets her Digital Cookie site, she should remember the following Internet safety rules: • Communicate with only the people she knows. • Send marketing emails only using through the Digital Cookie site. • Do not share her personal information. Photos and Videos in the Digital Cookie Site • When setting up her customer-facing page, a Girl Scout should remember the following Internet safety rules: – Use appropriate photos and videos – Use proper words It’s Time to Check Your Progress Select the best answer: 1. What personal information is okay to give out online? a. b. c. d. First name Last name Home address Cell phone number 2. Internet safety applies to Digital Cookie even though you have to log in. a. True b. False Remember These Key Points! • Review all the safety information available. • Remember the Internet safety rules when working with Digital Cookie. Girl Scout Safety Resources and Planning After watching this module, you’ll be able to: • Adhere to rules documented within the Girl Scout Safety resources. • Develop an in-person cookie delivery plan using the Girl Scout safety resources. Rules for Girl Scout Safety You can find more Girl Scout rules and guidelines within the following documents: • Safety Activity Checkpoint “Girl Scout Cookie/Council Sponsored Product Sale” document. • Safety Activity Checkpoint “Computer/Online Use” document. Develop a Plan for In-Person Cookie Delivery • All Girl Scouts should use the tips and guidelines in the safety resource documentation to develop a safety plan for in-person cookie delivery. • This can be done with a parent/caregiver or a troop leader. • The safety plan should contain information regarding neighborhood, storefront, and any other in-person cookie delivery methods. Why Is a Plan Important? A plan of safety is essential for in-person cookie sales because: • It defines the safety rules for in-person cookie sales. • It helps ensure the physical safety of the Girl Scout participating in the Girl Scout Cookie Program. • It helps protect the privacy of the Girl Scout. • It informs everyone of the rules that are to be followed. Thanks for watching, and remember… • Become familiar with the Girl Scout Safety Checkpoint documents. • Create a safety plan with parents/caregivers or troop leaders. Thank You for Watching! • You have now completed the Safety First tutorial and we hope you found the information helpful. • You will find more tutorials within Digital Cookie. • Thank you for joining us to keep Girl Scouts safe!