Safety For Parents
The web is a great place for kids to hang out and learn about topics that are of interest to them. However, there are areas on the internet that are not appropriate for children.
The guidelines we have drawn up are a starting point for parents of children who surf. The most important thing is to be aware of what your children are doing online. This may mean surfing with your children, or talking to them about the Sites that they like or that they have recently discovered on the web.
Make surfing a family activity, particularly with young children.
Set ground rules, so each person knows what is expected of them. For example, you could go through the safety tips together so everyone understands the whats and the whys.
There are software programs that allow parents to block certain websites from their kids. Some programs are more flexible than others, so you may want to shop around to find one that you're comfortable with.
Keeping your computer safe:
An internet virus may be compromising your YTV.com experience with unsuitable advertisements. This virus hijacks ad placements and replaces them with malicious content.
Users who have this virus may also notice similar inappropriate content on other reputable sites.
If you are viewing ads that are clearly not appropriate for this website, here are a few steps we suggest to help resolve the problem:
- Clear your browser cache and cookies.
- Update your virus scanners definitions and run a full virus scan.
- Run a spyware scan on your system, using a tool such as Spybot Search and Destroy.
- Update your Windows or Macintosh OS with the latest safety patches from Microsoft or Apple.
- If you are using Internet Explorer, try switching to FireFox or Safari as a web browser as they don't have the same vulnerabilities.
- Use a firewall and real-time virus scanner to protect yourself and your system.
The online world is an evolving system, which requires users to take a proactive approach to maintain the security of their systems in order to avoid attacks. However, there are no guarantees that your system won't be compromised by malware, even if you've taken all the right steps.
If you continue to experience this issue, please contact us