Security Warning

Keeping yourself safe online

Warning: if you’re worried about someone knowing you have visited this website be aware that you should delete your browsing history to cover your tracks.

Here are some websites where you can read more about this:

scottishwomensaid.org.uk

www.womensaid.ie

Online Safety

If you are using this site and you are in danger of being discovered, you may need to quickly get away to an unrelated site.
Click on the Click Here to leave this site Immediately. button at the top right side of the page and you will be redirected.
Please test this feature before continuing to view the website

Please note, the information below is for guidance only and may not completely cover your tracks. If you want to be completely sure of not being tracked online, the safest way would be to access the internet at a local library, an internet cafe, friend’s house or at work.

Someone can also look at the history of sites you’ve visited easily
As a rule, internet browsers will save certain information as you surf the internet. This includes images from websites visited, words entered into search engines and a trail (‘history’) that reveals the sites you have visited. Click here for instructions on how to delete your history and reduce the chances of someone finding out that you have visited this website.

E-MAIL:
If an abuser sends you threatening or harassing e-mail messages, they may be printed and saved as evidence of this abuse. The messages may constitute an offence.
If an abuser has access to your email account, they may be able to read your incoming and outgoing mail. If you believe your account is secure, make sure you choose a password that an abuser will not be able to guess.
Click here for instructions on how to delete your email and reduce the chances of someone accessing your emails.

PHONE
Your phone records can be accessed by some-one to find out who you are phoning.
Landlines records of all outgoing calls can be accessed at any time.
Delete call log on mobiles phones and save numbers under a friends name.

No-one has the right to abuse you.
You have the right to live in safety and free from fear.
You are not to blame for some-one else’s abusive and violent behavior.

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Send us a message - (that cannot be traced)

This is a safe, secure, untraceable way to contact us-
or phone between 10.00am & 5.00pm Monday to Friday.
PHONE: 071 91 41515
email: infodvas @ eircom.net .


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