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How to work with cookies
Cookies can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Web site. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system.
You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. Here is how to set your cookie preferences:
Netscape Navigator 4
In the Edit menu, select Preferences. In the Preferences dialog box, in the left hand side menu, click on "Advanced" and four options concerning cookies will appear on the lower right. Choose Help for further details. You can find more information about cookies and Netscape on the Netscape Web site.
Netscape Navigator 6
Netscape allows you to set three options for cookies: disable all cookies; enable cookies for the originating web site only; enable all cookies. You can also set Netscape to "warn you before a cookie is stored" on your computer.
To get to these options: in the Edit menu, select Preferences; In Preferences, click the down arrow for "Privacy and Security", then click on cookies. You can find more information about cookies and Netscape on the Netscape Web site.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5
MSIE 5 allows you to set options for each of four security zones: Internet; Local Intranet; Trusted Sites; Untrusted Sites. For each of these zones, you can choose whether to accept, reject, or be prompted for all persistent cookies, and all session cookies.
To get to the option screen, choose "Tools/Internet Options", then select the Security tab. Then, for each of the zones, choose "Custom Level", and scroll down in the options screen to "Cookies".
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
MSIE 6 allows you to set options for each of six privacy cookie settings: Block all Cookies; High; Medium high; Medium; Low; Accept all Cookies. For each of these settings, you can choose whether to accept, reject, or be prompted for all first and third party cookies, and to allow or not allow all session cookies.
To set your cookie options, choose "Tools/Internet Options", and select the Privacy tab. Then, move the bar to one of the six cookie settings. Next, select the Advanced button, and click the Override Automatic Cookie Handling, and indicate the appropriate options.
Please contact the manufacturer of the browser for information.