The Illawarra Women’s Health Centre (IWHC) website provides a QUICK EXIT on every page.
This function allows you to leave the site immediately to avoid discovery.
Clicking the purple bar at the bottom of the page, will open a NEW website tab with the weather for Illawarra from the Bureau of Meterology. The existing window will also redirect to the Sydney Morning Herald Homepage.
We believe this procedure will arouse less suspicion than simply closing your browser window or shutting off your computer.
Of course, nothing is foolproof and an individual who is familiar with computers would be able to trace your browsing back to this website.
Our hope is that if there is no immediate evidence on your monitor screen, there will be no cause for suspicion or reason to investigate further.
Please remember to follow the instructions on this page and erase any evidence of your visit as soon as it’s safe to do so.
Use Incognito Mode
If you are using Chrome, you can browse in private with Incognito mode. This will prevent the browser from saving your browser history.
Incognito mode opens a new window where you can browse the Internet in private without Chrome saving the sites you visit. You can switch between an Incognito window and any regular Chrome browsing windows you have open. You’ll only be in Incognito mode when you’re using the Incognito window.
Visit this information page for further information on how to open and close Incognito tabs : Browse in private with Incognito mode
About your computer and history of web site visits:
If you bookmark this or any other site, other people may be able to find out that you have been getting information from this website.
If you can, clear all cache/history files from your web browser. You may want to access this site from somewhere other than home.
Each time you access websites, “cookies” can be created. Cookies are cryptic bookmarks that a Web site can place on your computer to acknowledge your prior visit, authenticate your access or let you continue on through a site from where you last left off.
They are really no big deal and will not do anything to damage your computer, however, they can leave a trail of evidence of where you have been on the web. If you visit a particular website and a cookie is created as a result of that visit, an individual can trace your trail and discover where you’ve been.