Whether you are or aren't aware, if Safari is your browser on your iPhone
or iPad, your data is being collected for several reasons. This isn't as
terrible as it sounds because it helps to speed up browsing and store login
information, but this doesn't mean that security is not a concern.
Following Facebook's recent security failure in disclosing personal
details, many are worrying about data saved by Safari and other browsers on
local devices. Data collected about your usage can be used for tracking
purposes, but if this is something that makes you uncomfortable, there are
If you'd rather not be tracked, you can clear the saved data from time to
These are the steps to clean your browser data:
1. Go to the Settings on your iPhone or iPad.
2. Scroll down to locate Safari and tap it.
3. Scroll down and tap on Advanced.
4. Tap on Website Data.
5. Scroll down through the data stored by Safari and tap on Remove all
6. When prompted with a confirmation, tap Remove Now.
Every once and a while, repeat this process if you'd prefer not to be