Technology can be another way for your abuser to control you. If you suspect that your mobile phone or other devices are being monitored, you can follow a few simple steps to cover your tracks online.
- If you’re disturbed when searching for help, use the quick exit button. It’s at the top of every page within this website and will direct you to the Google homepage.
- When it’s safe to access your device again, you can delete this site from your browser history. We advise you to do this rather than deleting the full history, which may make your abuser suspicious.
- If you use a search toolbar, your search history may also be saved here.
- Make use of private browsing, which some browsers call incognito. Browsing history and cookies won’t be recorded on your device in this mode.
If you’re not sure how to delete search history, we’ve put together some information to help you.
Find out how to delete your browsing history on:
Find out how to use private browsing:
Find out how to delete searched items from your toolbars: