Want to hide your visit to this website, or any other?  

Here are some tips to cover your tracks:

Leaving our site quickly

In the top right corner of each page is an icon that says "Leave site".  This allows you to quickly leave The Women's Centre Cornwall website.  Clicking it will take you to the BBC News website.

 

Closing down your computer instantly

There is a shortcut on your keyboard which will close down your computer instantly:

Windows: ALT key and F4
Apple Macintosh: Apple Key and W

 

Deleting your browsing history

However if you want to thoroughly hide your visit you will also need to delete your browsing history too. 

Web browsers usually store information about which websites you've visited. You can quickly and easily delete this information.  In the section opposite is a guide for how to do it for the most common browsers.

 

Email

Make sure you choose a password that is not easy to guess. Always make sure you log out of your email before leaving the computer.

If an abuser sends you threatening or harassing e-mail messages, you can print and save these as evidence of this abuse.

Guide to deleting your browsing history

 

Firefox - to clear recent history hold down Ctrl and Shift and press Delete, then tick History from the list of options.

Chrome - to clear recent history hold down Ctrl and Shift and press Delete, then tick Clear Browsing History from the list of options.

Internet Explorer - to clear recent history hold down Ctrl and Shift and press Delete, then tick Historyfrom the list of options. 

Safari -open the Edit menu and choose Reset Safari, then tick Clear History from the list of options

 

Improving the privacy of your browsing 

Privacy mode, also called Private Browsing or Incognito Mode, can be enabled in all modern browsers so that the browser does not store a list of websites that you have visited. Here is how to do it for the most common browsers:

Firefox - to start Private Browsing hold down Ctrl and Shift and press P

Chrome - to open an Incognito Window hold down Ctrl and Shift and press N

Internet Explorer -to open an InPrivate Browsing window hold down Ctrl and Shift and press P

Safari - Open the Edit menu and choose Private Browsing

 

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