If you are a Norton™ Family user, you’ll need to install this extension to continue monitoring your child’s activity on Google Chrome.
Norton Family helps you protect your kids so they can enjoy the Internet safely. It gives you insights into their online activities so you can start a conversation about responsible online behaviors. Changes in the latest version of Google Chrome require reinstalling this extension to be able to continue to track your kids’ activity on Chrome.
Installing this chrome extension does not install Norton Family product on your windows device. Norton Family has to be installed separately and is a pre-requisite for this extension to work.
This extension uses permissions that produce the following Chrome messages to perform necessary functions within the extension.
“Read and change all your data on the website you visit”
Shown for permissions needed to monitor child web activities and also to display Norton Family block page for websites that are not allowed as per the house rules configured by the parent.
“Read your browsing history”
Shown for permissions needed to go back to the previous web page from Norton Family block page.
“Communicate with cooperating native applications”
Shown for permissions needed to communicate between the extension and the Norton Family Product (native application).
This extension also uses permissions that are not displayed in Chrome to perform necessary functions within the extension:
“webRequest” and “webRequestBlocking” – This is needed to identify top level and embedded URL’s and also add additional headers which will be used by the Norton Family Product (native application).
By using this add-on, you are subject to the product terms specified here:
Terms and Conditions: https://family.norton.com/web/terms_conditions.jsp