Awareness raising on children’s privacy protection
Awareness raising on children’s privacy protection

Questionnaire for children

During the project period, research was conducted aimed to find out opinion of children, their parents, teachers and services providers about protection of children‘s privacy online in Lithuania and Italy. Below you can see a questionnaire for children of 13-18 years of age. At this point, the collected data are being analyzed. All research results will be published at this website.

1. What, in your opinion, is personal data?
[An unlimited number of answers are allowed]

  • name, surname
  • father's name
  • photo
  • e-mail address
  • mobile phone number
  • information related to person's religious beliefs
  • information related to health
  • personal code
  • home address
  • school name

2. How often do you use these social networks, dating sites?
[Tick one answer in each row]


Every day

Several times a week

Once a month

Several times a year

Do not use






3. How often do you carry out these activities on the Internet:
[Tick one answer in each row]


Every day

Several times a week

Once a month

Several times a year

I don't do this at all

Collect information on the Internet

Load (circulate) information about himself/herself or his/her friends (photos, video clips, text messages and etc.)

Chatting with the unknown person on the Internet

Download music, films and etc.

Other (specify)

4. Do you provide correct personal data - name, surname, date of birth, etc. - when registering in various sites on the Internet?

  • Alway
  • Often
  • Sometimes
  • Never
  •  If I am asked to provide my personal data I do not register

5. While communicating on the Internet (for ex. in social networks or dating sites) do you provide correct (unfabled) information about yourself for those with whom you socialise?

  • Always
  • Often
  • Sometimes
  • Never

6. Do you, when publishing information related to your own or your friend's personal data on the Internet, familiarize with the website's privacy policy (how and what for personal date may be used, what are your rights, responsibility and etc.) or set privacy settings 

  • Always
  • Often
  • Sometimes
  • Never
  • I don't think it's necessary

7. What are possible threats associated with the personal date disclosure on the Internet:
[3 possible response options]

  • Misappropriation of identity in order to make a purchase or perform, for example, cash transactions on behalf of another person
  • Use of personal data for commercial purposes
  • Electronic harassment to intimidate another person or to cause tension
  • Unsolicited advertising and commercial messages (SPAM)
  • Photos, used for advertising or placed in erotic websites
  • I don't think there are any threats
  • Other (please specify)

8. Who do you think should familiarize children with the possible infringements of personal data on the Internet and remedies to avoid them?
[Select 3 most important response options]

  • Parents
  • Friends
  • Teachers
  • Children should have interest themselves
  • The media
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • State Data Protection Inspectorate
  • Manager of the website
  • Other (specify)

9. Do you receive a consent from your friends before publishing their personal data (photos, information about certain details of their lives) on the Internet?

  • Always
  • Often
  • Sometimes
  • I do not think it is necessary
  • I do not publish data of my friends

10. Have you ever experienced such cases:
[Tick one answer in each row]


Yes, more than once

Yes, once


This has happened to my friends

Having no consent your photo or video clip about you was circulated on the Internet

Having no consent your name and surname, home address, mobile phone number and etc. was circulated on the Internet

False information about you was circulated on the Internet

Your identity was misappropriated by the unknown person on the Internet

You received an unwanted proposal by phone or e-mail from the unknown person 

11. Which information about yourself do you provide in Internet sites?
[Tick one answer in each row]






Name and surname

Telephone number

e-mail address

ID number

Home address

School name

Illnesses you have

Your faith

Extracurricular activity groups

12. Which measures could ensure better protection of children's personal data on the Internet?
[choose 3 most important answers]

  • Formal and informal education of children, awareness-raising campaigns
  • Propagation of ‘Safe Internet' idea
  • Programs limiting browsing on the Internet according to the keywords
  • Better laws
  • Greater responsibility of website administrators
  • Personal responsibility of the user
  • Stricter parental control over children
  • Other (please specify)

13. Your age:

  • 13 - 14 years old
  • 15 - 16 years old
  • 17 - 18 years old

14. You are:

  • Male
  • Female