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Website Safety

If you would like to keep your viewing of this website confidential you may wish to delete the history of the sites you have been looking at or turn on your private browsing.  Below we have provided you with a guide to keep your browsing safe.

 

Internet Explorer

 

Delete History:

Click on the ‘Tools’ menu and click ‘Internet Options’.

On the ‘General’ page under ‘Browser History’, click the ‘Delete’ button.

Select the ‘Delete All’ button at the bottom to clear everything.

Private Browsing:

 

To launch InPrivate Browsing in Internet Explorer, click on Settings > Safety > InPrivate Browsing. (You can also use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Shift+P to launch it.)

 

Alternatively, you can right-click on the IE task bar icon and select Start InPrivate Browsing.

Simply close the window to hide the website.

 

Safari

 

Delete/Reset History:

Go to the Safari menu at top left hand screen.

Choose ‘Reset Safari’, and click ‘Reset’. Doing this will clear all temporary files and stored pages in Safari.

 

Private Browsing:

 

Click on the File menu and select ‘New Private Window’. (Alternately, you can hold down the command + shift keys and press N.)

A new window appears with a dark coloured search field instead of a white/opaque one.

Simply close the window to hide the website.

 

Safari - iPhone, iPad, iPod

 

Delete History:

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, open Safari, then tap the ‘open book’ icon at the top of the page.

Scroll down and Tap ‘Clear’ to delete your browsing history.

 

Private Browsing:

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, open Safari, then tap the bottom right icon.

Tap ‘Private’ to turn private browsing on.

While Private Browsing is on, Safari appears black or dark instead of white or gray.Note: If you’re using iOS 7 or earlier on an iPad, open Safari, tap   to open a new tab, then tap Private.

 

Google Chrome

 

Delete History:

Go to the main menu and click ‘Chrome’

From the dropdown menu choose ‘clear browsing data’

Next, make sure browsing history, cached images and files and download history are all selected. Click ‘Clear browsing data’.

 

Private Browsing:

Go to the main menu > File.

From the dropdown choose ‘new incognito window’.

Simply close the window to hide the website.

 

Mozilla Firefox

 

Delete History:

Click on the menu icon at the top right hand corner of the browser window (the icon with three horizontal lines) and a menu should appear right below the icon.

Choose ‘Settings’.

Next, scroll down to the Privacy & Security section and choose ‘Clear private data’.

Select the items you want to clear and then click ‘Clear data’.

 

Private Browsing:

Click on the menu icon at the top right hand corner of the browser window (the icon with three horizontal lines) and a menu should appear right below the icon.

Choose ‘New Private Window’ tab. A new window should appear. (Alternatively use Ctrl+Shift+P for a keyboard shortcut.)

Simply close the window/tab to hide the website.