INHOPE LogoThe Internet Watch Foundation is a founding member of INHOPE Opens in New Window, the International Association of Internet Hotlines and adheres to its Code of Practice.

INHOPE was founded in 1999 under the EC Safer Internet plus Programme. It represents internet hotlines around the world, supporting them in their aim to respond to reports of criminal content to make the internet safer. It also provides a forum through which internet hotlines are able to exchange information and experience on matters such as complaint investigation processes, occupational health and safety for Hotline staff, and standardised reporting of statistics.

The mission of the INHOPE Association is to support and enhance the performance of internet Hotlines around the world; ensuring swift action is taken in responding to reports of criminal content to make the internet a safer place.

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