Privacy policy

Any personal information collected by the AFP on this site is protected by the Privacy Act 1988.  We will keep the information which you send in a secure environment and will use it only for the purpose for which it was submitted, or as required by law.

We will only record your email address if you send us a message.  The address you supply will be used only for the purpose for which you have provided it, and will not be disclosed or added to a mailing list without your consent.

You are reminded that messages sent from this site over the Internet are not secure.

When you go to a page or document on this website, the following information may be logged:

  • The date and time at which you accessed each page or document
  • The Internet (IP) address of your computer
  • The pages you accessed, and documents downloaded
  • The type of browser and operating system used
  • The number of bytes transmitted and received for each request
  • The previous site or page visited
  • The name of any search engine or search terms used to get to the page or document.

The data listed above is collected for the following purposes:

  • Website and system administration, including monitoring to prevent security breaches
  • Enhancement of the website to the user’s needs
  • Research and development.

No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency (or other government agency) may exercise a legal authority to inspect the Internet Service Provider’s logs.

Third Party Sites

Links provided to other internet sites are provided for the user’s convenience and do not constitute endorsement of the information at those sites, or any associated person, organisation, product or service.

The listing of any person, organisation, product or service on this website does not constitute, in any way, any form of endorsement by the AFP of that person, organisation, product or service.

Linking to this site

You may link to the ThinkUKnow Australia site at your full expense and responsibility.

You must not frame, reformat or alter files, pages, images, information and materials from this website on any other website.

You are not permitted to use this website to sell a product or to increase traffic to your website.

By continuing to use this site, you understand and agree to these terms and conditions.

What we do

We develop resources and advice for parents, carers and educators, children and young people to prevent online child sexual exploitation.

Led by the Australian Federal Police, our program includes:

  • Presentations for schools and community groups
  • Online learning resources
  • Activities to do at home
  • Fact sheets and guides
  • Educators resources


What we don’t do

Our program doesn’t cover:

  • Information about general online safety, including cyberbullying
  • Information about cybercrime

For information about online safety visit the eSafety Commissioner

For information about cybercrime visit ReportCyber

Our partners

ThinkUKnow Australia is a partnership between the Australian Federal Police, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Datacom and Microsoft Australia, and delivered in partnership with all State and Territory police and Neighbourhood Watch Australasia.

© Australian Federal Police

The Australian Federal Police acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of country throughout Australia and acknowledges their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to the people, the cultures and the elders past, present and emerging.