Report Form

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We thank you for taking the time to do your part in protecting children. You have the option to remain anonymous as your name or contact information is not required in order to submit a report. Also, we do not collect or disclose the IP address of a computer used to submit a report except in rare circumstances such as an abuse of the reporting process. Refer to our Privacy Policy for more details about how we handle report information. Once we have processed a report, all information connected to it may be forwarded to law enforcement and/or child welfare for investigation and review.
Would you like to provide your contact information?
If you know the child victim and/or suspect, we encourage you to provide your contact details in the event follow-up is required by the appropriate authorities.

What would you like to report to us?
Child pornography includes images, videos, drawings, written and audio content of, or depicting a person under 18 years of age, of a sexual purpose or engaged in explicit sexual activity. Under the Criminal Code (Canada), it is an offence to make, distribute, possess and access child pornography content.

Luring involves communicating with a person under 18 years of age for the purpose of committing a sexual offence against that child or for the purpose of abducting a child.

Child prostitution involves soliciting, procuring and living off the avails of a person under 18 years of age.

Child sex-tourism involves traveling to a foreign country to engage in sexual activity with a person under 18 years of age.

Child trafficking involves the movement of a person under 18 years of age for the purpose of exploiting them or facilitating their exploitation. Child trafficking can occur within Canada or involve other countries.

This offence involves making sexually explicit material available to a person under 18 years of age for the purpose of committing a sexual offence against that person.

This offence involves making an agreement or arrangement with another person to commit a sexual offence against a person under 18 years of age.

Is there any indication that the child and suspect plan to meet in person?
Has the child shared any images / videos with the suspect?
Has the suspect shared any images / videos with the child?

Incidents related to a website on the Internet can be reported through this category. In order to process a website report, Cybertip.ca requires the URL for the website.
Peer-to-peer (P2P) is a network of computers that share files through a direct connection.
This category is for incidents that have occurred on or through a technology not included in the other categories available (e.g. email or FTP). If reporting an incident that occurred over email, please include information regarding the sender of the email including the email address it was sent from, the header and body of the email if available, and any other details regarding the incident.
A newsgroup is a discussion group about a particular topic. Posts to the newsgroup are made through a news server using a variety of web-based and non-web based programs. Posts can include text or files and are available to anyone subscribing to the particular newsgroup where they are posted.
Bittorrent is a specific type of peer-to-peer file sharing that uses torrent URLs or magnet links to locate other computers sharing the queried file.
This category is for information about the use of a computer related to an incident of child sexual exploitation.
This category is for incidents that have occurred through a video game that allows users to connect through the Internet (i.e. Xbox360, Play Station 3, Wii, PC).
This category is for incidents that have occurred while using a mobile device such as a cell phone, smartphone, or tablet. This can include conversations, text messages, or images/videos sent using the mobile device.
Online chat or instant messaging (also known as IM) allows users to send real-time messages to other users. Online chat can occur in a group or room setting where messages are displayed for everyone accessing the room or one-on-one between users in the same room. For instant messaging, messages are delivered through a direct connection with specific users (often using a contact, buddy or friend list).

Other Details
Website Details
The URL for the website is located in the address bar at the top of your web browser. (e.g. http://www.cybertip.ca, http://www.protectchildren.ca) This can be copied from the address bar and pasted into the report form.
Chat / Instant Messaging Details
The history of the conversation or the instant messaging (IM) logs can be copied and pasted directly into the report form. Each IM program has a different method for retaining the history of the conversation. For information on retrieving the conversation history from a few of the more popular programs, please click the appropriate link below:

Peer-to-peer Details
In some peer-to-peer programs, the IP address for the host of the file is displayed along with the file. Typically, these programs display the IP address in the following format; 205.200.235.228. The IP address may also be displayed with a port number in the following format; 205.200.235.228:1234.
Bittorrent Details
Computer System Details
Newsgroup Details
A header for a newsgroup posting includes information on the author/poster and the date/time it was posted. Locating the newsgroup header depends on the type of newsreader you are using. For some software clients, the header is found when viewing the message source, while others may have a specific button, link, or section to view the header. Please check your specific newsreader client for instructions on obtaining the header.
Online Gaming Details
Mobile Device Details

Do you have information on a child victim that may be involved in the reported incident?
Child Victim 1:

Do you have information on a suspect involved in the reported incident?
Suspect 1:
Does the suspect have access to children (i.e. their own, through family, employment or volunteer activities)?

Has this incident been reported to any other agencies (i.e. law enforcement, child welfare)?
Add Another Agency

If you have child victim and/or suspect information, we encourage you to provide your contact details in the event follow-up is required by the appropriate authorities. Would you still like to remain anonymous?