Just because you’re no longer on a website or specific webpage doesn’t mean that there isn’t a trail of your browsing. Your computer stores information about each site you visit through your browser history. You can either stop your computer from remembering this information (via private browsing) or you can remove the information once it has been stored.
Depending on the device and the browser you’re using, there are different ways of doing this. The information below should help – we have provided links to make sure the information is as up to date as possible.
Cover your tracks when using Google Chrome (from a computer, tablet or phone)
Cover your tracks when using Internet Explorer (you can choose which version you are using in the top right hand corner)
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