The BBFC is pleased to work with a number of child protection charities. You may find more information at their respective websites:




Children's Commissioner's Office


Girl Guiding

Internet Matters



PSHE Association

South West Grid For Learning

Below are a number of organisations who can provide more information about online safety:


Action Fraud is the UK's national reporting centre for fraud and cyber crime where you should report fraud if you have been scammed, defrauded or experienced cyber crime. They also provide central point of contact for information about fraud and cyber crime.

Cyber Aware

Cyber Aware (formerly Cyber Streetwise) aims to drive behaviour change amongst small businesses and individuals, so they can adopt simple secure online behaviours to help protect themselves from cyber criminals.

Get Safe Online

Get Safe Online is a source of factual and easy-to-understand information on online safety. They provide practical advice on how to protect yourself, your computers and mobiles device and your business against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other problems encountered online. Specific advice regarding privacy is available here.

Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)

The ICO is the UK's independent body set up to uphold information rights. The ICO have the expertise and the powers to ensure strict data protection standards to which age verification services will need to adhere to. We will have a Memorandum of Understanding with the ICO but will not duplicate their work. Find out more about your data privacy rights on the ICO website.

Internet Watch Foundation (IWF)

The IWF work internationally to make the internet safer by removing images of child sexual abuse. If you see an image or video of child sex abuse online please report it to the IWF using the quick report button on their hompage, all reporting is anonymous and confidential.