A “cookie” is a small piece of information which our web server temporarily stores in your web browser. This is how we identify whether or not you are logged in as a member. Cookies are safe, they can not exercise any program or carry a virus. To find out what information we store in the cookie, see our privacy policy.

To accept cookies in Netscape:

  • From the Edit menu, select Preferences.
  • Click Advanced.
  • Click to select the box labeled Accept All Cookies.
  • Click OK.

To accept cookies in Internet Explorer:


IE 5.x and earlier:

  • From your browser, go to:
  • Tools –> Internet Options.
  • Click on the Security settings Tab.
  • Make sure that the slider is set for medium.
  • If it is set on custom you can click the “Default Settings” button to reset these to the “medium” setting.
  • Click OK.

IE 6.0 and later:

  • Click the Tools menu and then Internet Options.
  • Select the Privacy tab.
  • Adjust the Settings so that it does not say “Block All Cookies”
  • Click OK.


  • From your browser, go to:
  • Edit –> Preferences.
  • Double click on the “receiving files” item in the left window.
  • Single click on the sub-item named cookies.
  • In the right window, select the drop down menu item named “never ask” or “ask for each site” (in which case you will have to accept the cookie when prompted).
  • Click OK.