We hope you enjoy Young Explorers. But
there are some things you need to know that will make sure you
keep enjoying the site and stay safe online.
Playing our games
When you finish our Time Explorer game we’ll ask if
you want to save your progress, so you can come back and continue
To do that we’ll need some information from
If you are under 12, you MUST get your parent,
teacher or guardian's permission before registering to use the Time
We will ask for:
- Your email address, which we need in case you forget your
password. We will not send you any emails unless you ask us to tell
you what your password is.
- A username that will appear on our scoreboard – if your
score is good enough! When you choose a username, pick something
interesting like a nickname. Don’t ever use your real name.
- A password. Pick one, but don’t tell anyone what it is. If
you use a mixture of letters and numbers, it will make it harder
for anyone else to work it out
Talk to an adult if you feel unsafe or unsure
about anything you see online, especially if you see something that
It is important you read through these rules and be sure to get
your parent, teacher or guardian to read them too and talk to you
We want you to send us photographs of stuff
you've created so we can show them off in our online gallery.
But please only send photographs of your own work. It’s very
important that you don’t send us something that belongs to someone
else, unless you have their permission.
Sometimes we might want to use the pictures
you send us in other places on our website, in adverts or in print.
By sending us a picture you (as an individual) are giving us (the
British Museum) permission to do this.
But don’t worry, we would never give
permission for anyone else to use your pictures.
If we like your work, we’ll put it on the
website, but we can't guarantee that the site will always be live,
and we're afraid that we can’t send your work back to you if you
post it to us.
We make every effort to ensure children have a fun and safe
experience while using Young Explorers.
We ask all children under the age of 12 to get their parent(s),
guardian(s), carer's or teacher's permission to register to save
their progress on our Time Explorer game.
- Minimal personal details are required and collected for
- We ask children to use nicknames only
- We collect email address so that we can remind children of
their password if we need to
All users can report any content on the game scoreboard that
they think is rude or offensive either by clicking on the Report
offensive material button or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will then consider removing such content as soon as
If you have any questions about safety on the Young Explorers
website please contact us at: email@example.com