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Become a Member

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We protect our Members’ services, employees, customers and reputations. We work with our Members to eliminate child sexual abuse images online.

Join us today to learn from our experts; use our world-leading tools to protect your customers; and be part of a network of 130+ innovative global companies working to make the internet safer. Your company will be known as one that’s providing safer products and services for your customers, wherever they are in the world. 

Why join us? 

  • We help you provide a safe service for your users and protect your employees – by reducing the risk of your users finding criminal content online and giving your employees the tools to fight online criminal content. We’re a source of expertise for your employees and a trusted body to deal with criminal content spotted by your users and employees.
  • We promote you as a responsible company committed to combating criminal content online – by publicising your membership, featuring your new products and services, and highlighting your role to policy developers and key influencers. Take a look at the global membership community we're a part of further down this page. You'll be able to use the IWF Member logo to enhance your credibility and stand out from your competitors.
  • We connect you into a global network that’s working to create a safer internet and protect children – by helping you access influencers and link up with our global partners and Members. You can also contribute to the development of internet policy, and apply to join our Funding Council that gives advice on policy, provides funding and sets out our codes of practice. 
  • We make sure you’re ahead of the curve on the latest trends in online criminal content – by sharing research and intelligence on online criminal content, in particular, child sexual abuse content, and helping you understand abuse on your services.
3 reasons to join IWF: Make your services safer, strengthen your brand reputation, do the right thing

It’s simple to join. Send us a Membership enquiry form or email and we’ll get in touch with you. If you’d prefer, you can call us on +44 (0)1223 20 30 30.

Microsoft logo“Online safety is integral to our business and the team at Microsoft, including and, strive to make the internet a safer place for all. We are extremely proud of our continued partnership with the IWF whose dedicated team tackle the most abhorrent of internet content to ensure it never reaches us.”

Ashley Highfield, Managing Director and Vice President, Consumer & Online Microsoft UK

Facebook logo“The Internet Watch Foundation’s support and expertise has been invaluable to our efforts to keep Facebook free of illegal content.”


See what our other Members say.

Our membership community

We work with others who are also involved in top-level global initiatives designed to make the internet safer. Some of these are:

We’re a not-for-profit organisation, registered as a charity in the UK, so your full membership fee goes towards the global fight against online child sexual abuse.

Interested in becoming a Member?

Fill out our membership enquiry form to help us work out what services you will benefit from

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