We recommend that you use the HTTPS Everywhere Firefox and Chrome browser extensions anytime you are sharing personal information through a website (including this one). This free extension makes the communication between your computer and our server more secure. Visit Electronic Frontier Foundation for more information.
If you are concerned that your internet activity is being watched, there are free tools to allow you to browse the internet anonymously. Tor Browser is an anonymous browser. When you use it, your traffic is automatically encrypted and your browsing is always anonymous. Visit the Tor Project website for more information.
You may also want to visit our online conversation on Staying Safe: Security Resources for Human Rights Defenders for more tips, tools and advice.