Parental Control

Guidance

Unfortunately, video content (and the PIN system for parental control) is only accessible to users with both javascript and flash enabled and at the latest versions.

Set-up PIN protection

Your PIN can be set at one of two levels: All rated content (16+ years of age only) or 18 rated content only (18+ years of age only)

All rated content (16 and 18)

If you choose to set it for All rated content (16+), then anyone wishing to view content suitable only for users over 16 years of age will need the PIN.

At 18

If you choose to set it at 18 rated content (18+), then anyone wishing to view content suitable only for users over 18 years of age will need the PIN.

Your PIN will be required in order to view rated content each time you log on to Channel4.com but only once per session. You'll have to enter your PIN for each programme you want to view, but you can watch as many episodes of that programme you like without being prompted for your PIN again (until you close your browser to end your session).

If you share your PIN with, or allow your PIN to be accessed by, anyone else and it is entered by them, then all content on Channel4.com will be accessible, including 18 rated content suitable only for adults. Please keep your PIN secure.

Set up your PIN

1. Set PIN for

2. Enter PIN

Error Message

  • Error Message

PIN Confirmed

Thank you

Your PIN has now been created.

If you ever forget your PIN, you will be able to contact our Customer Care Centre to have it reset.

Proceed

Disable Your PIN

You have already set-up a PIN and will be prompted for it on rated content. If you want to disable your PIN, or change the age rating for the PIN you have set-up, you will need to enter your current PIN below.

2. Enter PIN

Error Message

Forgotten your PIN or need help with our PIN Access system?
You will need to contact our Customer Care Centre

PIN Disabled

Thank you

Your PIN has now been disabled. If you wish to set-up your PIN again with a different rating or set your PIN with a different 4-digit number click here

Proceed

PIN Protected Content

Channel4.com provides access to content reflecting the broad range of Channel 4's programmes which may be unsuitable for younger viewers.

In order to help you control access to the content on Channel4.com from your computer, we have provided a PIN (Personal Identification Number) system. This will enable you to set a PIN to prevent anyone viewing the content you choose to restrict access to. You may find this helpful to ensure children and younger viewers in your household can only view content that is appropriate for them.

For more information about PIN Access, please read our Help Section.

Channel 4 is a member of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety.

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