We believe that the task of companies is to create awareness about data protection and online security in a way that children can understand. We have accomplished this mission by offering interactive workshops where children learn by participating. The workshops have been popular and got the children talking about data protection and the importance of privacy protection. With the help of the workshops, we have also learned what young people think about data protection and what things they see as important in terms of realizing their rights.
The workshops have also provided valuable information about what kind of support they would like from companies in the future as well. We wanted to invest in raising children’s awareness of data protection even more and gain more visibility for the topic. As a result of this idea, we made a video series about data protection for children and why not adults too! The rules that companies and applications must follow when they collect and use personal data.
Children are able to take better care of their data and privacy when they have the basics of data protection in hand. In addition to data protection, we use the video to remind you of other important topics related to the use of the internet and Facebook, i.e. Safe use of the internet and good manners. Have a nice time with the videos, i hope they are helpful in privacy discussions with the child. Good digital rules and customs support the well-being and digital safety of children and families. In what ways can the rules be formulated so that they do not cause constant friction in the family.
We think about the rules together. The child’s wishes and voice must be heard in the design of the rules. Talk to the child about what is important to him in digital media and environments. The child feels that his thoughts and interests are valued. Every child is different. It is also an opportunity to learn something new about the child’s use of media. If the child’s wishes cannot be fulfilled, justify the policy. The educator’s duty is to secure the basic pillars of the child’s well-being: rest, nutrition, routines, exercise, play and social relationships. If the child understands this, it may be easier for him to understand the reasons behind any upsetting restrictions.