The ThinkUKnow program offers interactive training for parents and caregivers to provide knowledge and resources on how to keep children safe online, and promote awareness on the threats of cyber bullying, sexting, online grooming, scams, and identity theft.
AFP assistant commissioner, Neil Gaughan, said, “I welcome Datacom to the ThinkUKnow collaboration, which also includes the AFP, Microsoft and ninemsn.”
Datacom will contribute to the program by assisting in improving online bookings and logistics for simplified access for ThinkUKnow users.
The company’s employees will also be volunteering in the program, raising the number of total volunteers to more than 200.
As part of Datacom’s Corporate Social Responsibility program, all employees are entitled to two paid days per year to participate in charitable work.
Datacom Group CEO, Jonathon Ladd, said, “Datacom is proud to be associated with the ThinkUKnow program. We are thrilled to be a partner, actively supporting geeater community access to the program and providing volunteers to help deliver Internet safety messages.”
The announcement coincides with Safer Internet Day 2012 which takes place every February, and encourages responsible use of online and mobile technology among young children.