Prevention and support for safer use of the Internet
The project Safer Internet aims at: fighting illegal content; minimising the negative effects of illegal and harmful content on the citizens; promoting safer use of the Internet; and raising public awareness of the risks associated with the use of the Internet.
A consortium led by the National Cybersecurity Centre is responsible for this project in partnership with the Portuguese Institute for Sports and Youth (IPDJ) and the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT).The project also involves the Portuguese Directorate-General for Education, the Portuguese Association for Victim Support, the Altice Portugal Foundation, and Microsoft Portugal.
The Safer Internet Centre offers a helpline (from 9.00am to 9.00pm), which is coordinated by the Portuguese Association for Victim Support, and which provides:
- Information and support for a safer, more responsible and healthier use of the Internet and related technologies. This service is available via information request form, free telephone line +351 800 21 90 90, and e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
- A service for reporting illegal content on the Internet, namely child sexual abuse content, incitement to racism and incitement to violence. This service is available via report illegal content form, free telephone line +351 800 21 90 90, and e-mail email@example.com.