Browser Cookies are essential to the use of your website because they are needed to remember that you are logged in. When your login credential is verified (when you login), an encrypted value is returned to your browser. This same value is then sent back to the server with each page access so that the server can associate your page request with your account. If cookies are completely blocked the website will never consider you logged in once you leave the login page.
To configure Cookies with Internet Explorer use the "Tools", "Internet Options" menu or use the Control Panel to access Internet Options. On the Privacy tab, Use the setting of "High" or a lower setting. We recommend using a "Medium High" setting. You will be unable to login with a setting of "Block All Cookies".
Firefox for Windows
To configure Cookies with Firefox, use the "Tools" > "options" menu and select the "Privacy" item at the top of the form. Check the box for "Accept cookies from sites". The box for "Accept third-party cookies" is not required.
Firefox for Macs
Select Preferences for Firefox. Select the "Privacy" item at the top of the form. Set “Use Custom Settings for History”. Check “Accept Cookies”. We recommend you uncheck “Accept 3rd party cookies”.
Safari for Macs
Select Preferences for Safari. Select the "Privacy" item at the top of the form. Set “Accept Cookies Only from Sites I Visit”.
To check or change your Chrome settings use the menu button in the top right corner of the browser. Select “settings”. AT the bottom of the page click “Show advanced settings”. Under “Privacy” click “Content settings”. In the “Cookies” section select “Allow local data to be set” and check “block third-party cookies and site data”. Click “Done”.
More information on cookies and privacy can be found on our privacy web page.