Staying safe online
Technology can be used by an abusive person to track your movements, monitor your social interactions or to bully and harass you (cyber-bullying).
This section has advice on what you can do to protect yourself online and what the law can do to stop someone from bullying or harassing you online.
More information about how to stay safe online
- NetSafe (external link) - an independent non-profit organisation that promotes confident, safe, and responsible use of online technologies
- Connect Smart (external link) – a government partnership that promotes ways for individuals, businesses and schools to protect themselves online
- New Zealand Police’s website (external link) has email and internet safety advice.