What are Computer Cookies?

A computer cookie is a small text file which contains a unique ID tag, placed on your computer by a website. The website saves a complimentary file with a matching ID tag. In this file various information can be stored, from pages visited on the site, to information voluntarily given to the site. When you revisit the site days or weeks later, the site can recognize you by matching the cookie on your computer with the counterpart in its database.

How to enable cookies?

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or 7
1. Select Internet Options from the Tools menu.
2. Click on the Privacy tab.
3. Click the Default button (or manually slide the bar down to Medium) under Settings.
4. Click OK button.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.x
1. Select Internet Options from the Tools menu.
2. Click on the Security tab.
3. Click the Custom Level button.
4. Scroll down to the Cookies section.
5. To enable:
   Set Allow cookies that are stored on your computer to Enable.
   Set Allow per-session cookies" to Enable.
6. Click OK button.

Mozilla Firefox 2 or 3
1. Click the Tools menu. (On a Mac, click the Firefox menu.)
2. Select Options. (On a Mac, select Preferences.)
3. Click the Privacy tab.
4. Select the 'Accept cookies from sites' checkbox.
5. Click the OK button.

Safari 3
1. Click the Safari menu.
2. Select Preferences.
3. Click Security.
4. In the 'Accept Cookies' section, select Always.
5. Click OK button.