Protecting Minors at Deutsche Telekom AG
What is Deutsche Telekom doing to protect minors on the Internet?
Deutsche Telekom attaches particular importance to the issue of protecting minors.
As a result, Deutsche Telekom is actively involved in numerous cooperative efforts with organisations dedicated to protecting minors and participates in projects aimed at this issue. In particular, the company is involved in media literacy initiatives in Germany and abroad.
Below are a few specific examples of Deutsche Telekom’s work on behalf of protecting minors.
Deutsche Telekom AG is a founding member of the Association for the Voluntary Self-Monitoring of Multimedia Service Providers (FSM). The FSM is a federation of media associations and companies within the online business community and in 2005 was accredited as a self-monitoring organisation in the area of telemedia by the competent regulatory authority of the Commission for the Protection of Minors in the Media (KJM). The work of the FSM focuses primarily on the protection of minors in the media in particular on fighting content in online media that is illegal, endangers the welfare of young people, and is detrimental to their development. All members of the associations have agreed to comply with a code of conduct whose primary goal is the protection of minors. more
Deutsche Telekom is involved in the klicksafe.de initiative, an information portal that is part of the European Union’s ’’Safer Internet Program”. The information portal provides tips and materials on key topics related to the protection of minors in the media, as well as the latest information on the opportunities and risk of using the Internet. more
Deutsche Telekom also actively supports the international media literacy platform teachtoday.eu. more...
At Gamesload, you will find a wide range of games for the entire family.
The games at Gamesload are assigned the age ratings of the Pan European Game Information (PEGI) system, provided that a PEGI rating is available for the particular game.
PEGI is an established, Europe-wide system for assigning age ratings; it is expressly supported by the EU Commission. The age ratings help parents determine which games are particularly suitable for which age groups, providing them with an important decision-making tool when purchasing a game. more
Gamesload complies with the legal provisions of the Jugendschutzrecht (German youth-protection law) with its high EU-wide youth-protection standards (country of origin principle).