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Cover your tracks

If you're reporting domestic abuse online, it's important to make sure you cover your tracks. 


Internet Explorer

  • Click the Tools button (which looks like a cog) in the top right hand corner of your browse
  • Open Safety from the menu and choose Delete browsing history
  • Make sure the box for History is checked before deleting
  • If you've downloaded any of our factsheets, check the box for Download History too


Google Chrome

  • Click the drop down menu (three horizontal bars) in the top right hand corner of the browswer
  • Open History from the menu and click History
  • Click Clear browsing data at the top of the page and make sure the box for browsing history is checked before clearing your browsing data
  • Google will default clear data from the last hour. Using the drop down box at the top of the pop-up window, you can change this to a day, week, month or since you've started using Google Chrome
  • If you've downloaded any of our factsheets, check the box for Download history too


Mozilla Firefox

 

  • Click the Tools button from the menu along the top of the browswer
  • Choose Clear Private Data (or Ctrl+Shift+Del)
  • Make sure Browsing History and Saved Form and Search History are checked before clicking Clear Private Data Now
  • If you've downloaded any of our factsheets, check the box for Download history too