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Safety Message 

Always remember that computers record everything you do on the computer and on the Internet. It is possible to delete your history and you may need to for your safety.




Always remember to delete text messages you have sent or received – unless they are messages sent by an abuser.Threatening or harassing text messages may be used as evidence - you could screenshot these and save them somewhere safe. 


You can delete call logs on your phone - just go into your settings and the option will be there. It may be safer to make a call on a trusted friend's phone.



Clear your history or empty your cache files in your browser’s settings by following the below steps.


Google Chrome


At the top right of your browser, click more. Then click history. On the left, you will see an option to clear browsing data. Decide much history you want to delete. Click clear data.


Internet Explorer


Select the Tools button, click Safety and then click Delete Browsing History. Decide which data you would like to remove and press delete.




Select the Safari Menu and click Clear History and Website data. Use the menu to select what data you want to delete and press delete.




Select the Library button, click History and click Clear Recent History. Decide how much history you want to delete. Click clear data.




E-mail may not be the safest way to seek help if you are being monitored. Be sure to regularly change your password and delete incoming and outgoing mail. Some email services automatically save addresses, so be sure to check your address book too.


If you receive threatening or harassing emails, it is a good idea to save or screenshot them - they may be helpful evidence to prove a criminal offence has been committed. 

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