To keep your activities from being viewed you can clear your history or empty your cache file in your browser’s settings. This information may not completely hide your tracks as many browsers have features that display recently visited sites.
The safest way to find information on the internet may be at a local library, a friend’s house, or at work.
You can access the Safety menu by clicking on the gear icon in the upper right hand corner of the window. Then select Safety and click on Delete browsing history.
By default, the menu may be hidden. Press the Alt key on the keyboard to display the menu. In the Tools menu, select Internet Options. On General page, under Browsing History, click on “Delete”. Make sure the “Temporary Internet files”, “Cookies’, and “History” checkboxes are checked. Click on “Delete”.
Alternatively, before navigating to a website, use Internet Explorer’s “InPrivate Browsing” which tells the browser not to remember anything you do from that point onwards until you close the browser. This can be accessed by going to the Safety dropdown menu and selecting InPrivate Browsing.
Click the spanner icon on the browser toolbar. Select Tools. Select Clear browsing data. In the dialogue that appears, select the “Clear browsing history” checkbox. Select beginning of time to clear your entire browsing history. Click Clear browsing data. In the dialogue that appears, click Clear browsing history, Clear download history, Empty the cache, Delete cookies and other site data.
Pull down Edit menu, select Preferences. Click on Navigator on choose ‘Clear History’. Click on Advanced then select Cache. Click on “Clear Disk Cache”.
Pull down Options menu. Select Network Options, Select Cache. Click on “Clear Disk Cache”.
Before navigating to a website, use Firefox’s “Private Browsing” which tells the browser not to remember anything you do from that point onwards until you close the browser. This can be accessed by going to the Tools menu and selecting Start Private Browsing.
If you have already started browsing you can clear your history by going to the Tools menu, then select Clear Recent History. Under “Time Range to Clear” select “Everything”. Make sure all checkbox items that have now appeared in the Details area are checked. Click “Clear Now”.
If anyone has access to your e-mail account they may be able to read your incoming and outgoing mail. You can change your password at any time. Choose a password they will not be able to guess.
If anyone sends you threatening or harassing e-mail messages, they may be printed and saved as evidence of this abuse. Speak to your local Police about laying a complaint, as in some instances it constitutes a criminal offence.
Phone us toll free from anywhere in New Zealand for information, advice and support about domestic violence as well as help in a crisis. Follow the simple steps to be put through to your local refuge on your touchtone or mobile phone. You will be automatically redirected to a female advocate in your region.
If your situation is an emergency please dial 111