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Cover your online tracks

If you are worried about someone knowing you have visited this website, please take a few minutes to read the advice below and take steps to increase your safety when using the internet, including the Alexandra House website.

Chrome

In the browser bar, enter: chrome://settings/clearBrowserData. Select the following:

  • Browsing history
  • Download history
  • Cookies and other site and plug-in data
  • Cached images and files

Click Clear browsing data
Exit/quit all browser windows and re-open the browser.

Firefox

From the History menu, select Clear Recent History.
If the menu bar is hidden, press Alt to make it visible.
To clear your entire cache, select Everything.
Next to “Details”, click the down arrow to choose which elements of the history to clear; to clear your entire cache, select all items.
Click Clear Now.
Exit/quit all browser windows and re-open the browser.

Internet Explorer 9 and higher

Select Tools (via the Gear Icon) > Safety > Delete browsing history. If the menu bar is hidden, press Alt to make it visible. Deselect Preserve Favorites website data, and select:

  • Temporary Internet files or Temporary Internet files and website files
  • Cookies or Cookies and website data
  • History

Click Delete. You will see a confirmation at the bottom of the window when the process is complete.
Exit/quit all browser windows and re-open the browser.