Keeping your browser updated
Most web browsers are updated automatically, so you can be sure you’re always running the latest version. As well as being more secure, these newer versions may offer extra features.
If you do want to manually check for updates to your browser, these guides can help.
Deleting your data
It is always worth remembering that you are in control of your online data and you can take action to manage it. For example, if you don’t want a record of the sites you have visited, your browser may also allow you to:
Chrome offers to save your password by default. You can turn this option off or on at any time. Simply open Chrome, click “Profile”, “Passwords” and “Offer to save passwords”.
Cookies help to personalise your browsing experience, but they also store personal information such as account names and passwords. If you are concerned about the possibility of this data being used maliciously, you can delete cookies.
Here’s how to do this on different browsers: