Know your rights

and responsibilities!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The age of crimanal respnisbilities

When you are the age of ten you reach the age of criminal responsibility, this means that you take responsibility for your actions and you can get punished for things that you do

The age of consent

The age of consent is 16, anyone under the age of cannot be a part in sexual activity. If you are under the age of consent and you take part in sexual activity then you could be prosecuted and if you are over the age of consent and you take part in sexual activity with someone who is under the age of consent then you can be prosecuted

Cyberbullying and sexting

If you are over the age of ten and you are threatening or bullying someone online then you can be arrested. Sexting is sending a picture of yourself or someone else which is indecenet. If you are under 18 then it is illeagal and you can be prosecueted under the sex offences act. If you are over 18 and you have an indecent photo of someone that is under the age of 16 then you are breaking the law aswell. If you send a picture of yourself which indecent then it is gone and it could viral very quickly

Under 16

If someone is under the age of 16 and someone is sexually touching the person that is under 16 or asking them to do a sexual act then it is agaisnt the law. If someone does this to someone that is under the age of 13 then it is agasint the law and if you are 13 there are no defences in court.


Encryption is when a message or password is encoded so that it prevents hackers hacking passwords. When something is encrypted only authorized people can access the information.Encryption is allowed for the public to use so that if someone sends and encrypted message to someone, the receiving person has to match the description so that the message can be sent

Pin numbers

A pin number is a number which is like a password that allows you to gain access for your personal pages. They are used for atm cards, debit cards, phones and social sites. You are granted access when the number matches the one saved in the system