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At Cyberwise, we believe that online privacy is a vital topic that impacts various aspects of a person's life both on and offline. This includes mental health, cyberbullying, and the overall safety of personal information online. Understanding how to protect one's online privacy is becoming increasingly important in today's digital age, and we are here to help guide you through the process.

According to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, "Privacy and security online continue to be major issues for Americans, according to an NTIA survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. Nearly three-quarters of Internet-using households have significant concerns about online privacy and security risks."

Knowing what information is safe to share, and what is not, is one of the great challenges of the digital age. While sharing some personal information is a necessary part of living life online, sharing too much information can damage your reputation or impact your online security. This is important for both kids and adults to understand. 

Online Privacy Is For Everyone:

According to a report called Reputation Management and Social Media from the Pew Research Center, adults share personal information more freely than young people.


Looks like we could all use a lesson on privacy!

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Here are just some our student lessons on privacy in our Cyber Civics curriculum:

  • Who Am I Online?

  • My Self, My Selfie

  • You, In Six Words

  • Who's Watching You?

  • Privacy Policies: Who Reads Them?

  • Understanding Terms of Use

  • Targeting, Tracking and Those Filter Bubbles

  • Protecting Your Online Data

  • Making (and Remembering) Great Passwords

  • What Would You Collect?

Interested in trying one of these lessons?


Just contact us!

Online Privacy Tips


  • Read the Privacy Policies of all the sites you visit.



  • Review hard-to-read and confusing Privacy Policies with this free software: EULAyzer.   


  • Set the privacy settings on all of your social networking sites.



  • Turn on the "Do Not Track Tool" on your browsers.



  • Never share passwords (except with your parents). 



  • Make strong passwords. For example, mix upper and lowercase letters with symbols and numbers.​


  • Keep personal information personal. ​



  • Don't chat with or send photos to strangers.



  • (For Kids) Ask your parent's permission before signing up for anything online.



  • Know how to recognize ads and don't click on them.



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Do you know about our award-winning middle school digital literacy curriculum?



Check out "Raising Humans in a Digital World: Helping Kids Build a Healthy Relationship with Technology" by founder Diana Graber


Our Cyberwise Chats are now available on all of your favorite podcast platforms.


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 The Cyber Civics curriculum is now available for parents to teach at home too!


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