You may not want anyone to know you have been looking at this website. Take a few minutes to read this information and take steps to increase your safety when using the email and the Internet. Please be aware, however, this information may not completely cover your tracks. The safest way to use the Internet is at a local library, a friend’s house, or at work.

1 – E-mail

Your abuser may have guessed your password to your email account and they may be able to read your incoming and outgoing mail. If you believe your account is secure, make sure you choose a password that an abuser will not be able to guess and change it regularly.

2 – Delete History

Your Abuser can see the history of websites you’ve visited recently…

Internet browsers  save bits of information as you browse the internet. This includes search words used in Google, images from websites visited, and a history  trail,  that shows all the websites you have visited. Below are instructions on how to minimize the chances of someone finding out that you have visited this website.

Find out how to Delete the history…

3 – Private Browsing

You can prevent your browser from saving any data about the websites you have visited  by turning on Private Browsing. Your session history will be deleted when you close the window. To find out how to view websites using Private Browsing, select the browser you are using from the list below:

Internet Explorer

InPrivate can be opened by pressing Ctrl+Shift+P or by selecting “InPrivate Browsing” from the “Tools” menu.

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For Private Browsing use the shortcut Ctrl+Shift+P or by selecting “Start Private Browsing” from the “Tools”menu.

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Shortcut Ctrl+Shift+N or by selecting “New Incognito Window” from the spanner icon menu in the right hand corner.

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Click on “Safari” in the menu bar and select “Private Browsing”

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New private windows can be launched with the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+N.

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