Cookies

Cookies are small files that your browser saves on your computer when you visit some websites. MKS uses cookies to remember what items are in your shopping cart, and to let you register and login for premium content.

The default setting on most browsers is to accept cookies automatically; however, your browser may have been configured to not accept cookies. Below are instructions on how to enable cookies for several popular browsers. If your browser is not in the list below, please refer to the "help" information for your browser.

Turning cookies on

Microsoft Internet Explorer

To enable cookies in Internet Explorer:

  1. Click Start > Control Panel.
  2. Double-click the Internet Options icon.
  3. Select the Privacy tab.
  4. Click Advanced.
  5. Select "Override automatic cookie handling" under the "Cookies" section in the Advanced Privacy Settings window.
  6. Select the "Accept" or "Prompt" option under "First-party Cookies."
  7. Select the "Accept" or "Prompt" option under "Third-party Cookies." (If you select the "Prompt" option, you'll be asked for approval every time a website attempts to send you a cookie.)
  8. In the Internet Options window, click OK to exit.

Mozilla Firefox

To enable cookies in Mozilla Firefox 3.x for Windows:

  1. Click Tools > Options.
  2. Click Privacy in the top panel.
  3. Set "Firefox will:" to Use custom settings for history.
  4. Check the box next to "Accept cookies from sites" to enable cookies.
  5. Click OK.

To enable cookies in Mozilla Firefox 2.x for Windows:

  1. Click Tools > Options.
  2. Click Privacy in the top panel.
  3. Select the checkbox labeled "Accept cookies from sites."
  4. Click OK.

To enable cookies in Mozilla Firefox for Mac:

  1. Go to the Firefox drop-down menu.
  2. Select Preferences.
  3. Click Privacy.
  4. Set "Firefox will:" to Use custom settings for history.
  5. Check the box next to "Accept cookies from sites" to enable cookies.
  6. Click OK.

Chrome

To enable cookies in Chrome for Windows:

  1. Click the Tools menu.
  2. Select Options.
  3. Click the Under the Hood tab.
  4. Click Content settings in the "Privacy" section.
  5. Select Allow local data to be set to allow both first-party and third-party cookies. If you only want to accept first-party cookies, check the box next to "Block all third-party cookies without exception."

To enable cookies in Chrome for Mac:

  1. Select Chrome > Preferences on the menu bar.
  2. Click the Under the Hood tab.
  3. Click Content settings in the "Privacy" section.
  4. Select Allow local data to be set to allow both first-party and third-party cookies. If you only want to accept first-party cookies, check the box next to "Block all third-party cookies without exception."

Safari

To enable cookies in Safari:

  1. Go to the Safari drop-down menu.
  2. Select Preferences.
  3. Click Security in the top panel.
  4. Under "Accept Cookies" select Only from sites you navigate to.

Opera

To enable cookies in Opera:

  1. Press the "F12" key while Opera is the active window.
  2. Select "Enable Cookies"

Need help?

Contact MKS by sending an email or call 978-645-5500.