Internet Safety

At the top of each page, BWSS has a “EXIT” button; when you click this button, you will be automatically redirected to a generic Google news page. This is an important safety strategy for you. If you are viewing the BWSS website and you feel that your safety may be compromised you may click this button to immediately leave the BWSS website.

Please note: clicking this button will only re-direct your current browser page; it will not remove the website from your browsing history. If you are browsing this website from a computer in a location where your security may be compromised, please ensure that you clear your browser’s history when you have finished. Common internet browsers have different ways to clear their history.

To clear your recent internet browsing history:

Firefox

  1. At the top of the Firefox window on the menu bar, click on the Tools menu, and select Clear Recent History
  2. Click the drop-down menu next to Time range to clear to choose how much of your history Firefox will clear.
  3. Next, click the arrow next to Details to select exactly what information will be erased.
  4. Choose Browsing & Download History, Form & Search Bar History, and Cache.
  5. Finally, click the Clear Now button and the window will close and the items you’ve selected will be cleared.

For detailed step by step instructions, click here.

Internet Explorer

  1. Close all running instances of Internet Explorer and all browser windows.
  2. In Control Panel, click Internet Options.
  3. Click the General tab, and then click Clear History.
  4. Click Yes, and then click OK to close the Internet Options dialog box

For detailed step by step instructions, click here.

Safari

  1. To clear the entire list, choose History -> Clear History.
  2. To clear individual items from the list, click the open-book icon, click History in the Collections (left) column, and then highlight the items you want to clear and press the Delete key.
  3. To have the history list automatically cleared, choose Safari -> Preferences, click General, and choose an option from the “Remove history items” menu.

For detailed step by step instructions, click here.

Chrome

  1. Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Tools.
  3. Select Clear browsing data.
  4. In the dialog that appears, select the “Clear browsing history” checkbox.
  5. Use the menu at the top to select the amount of data you want to delete.
  6. Select beginning of time to clear your entire browsing history.
  7. Click Clear browsing data.

For detailed step by step instructions, click here