Cookie Information

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a very tiny piece of text we're asking permission to place on your computer's hard drive. If you agree by configuring your browser to accept cookies, then your browser adds the text in a small file. On most browsers, the default settings enable you to accept cookies, so if you haven't changed your defaults, you most likely don't have to do anything to ensure that your browser accepts cookies.

What will a cookie do for me? uses cookies to keep track of the items in your shopping cart and to enable us to present you with customized content. But we aren't the only web site that uses cookies. Almost every web site that offers advanced features such as online ordering and customizable content utiltizes cookies. An interesting point- each web site's cookies are unique, which means that the cookies used by one site cannot be used by another site.

What if I do not accept cookies?
If you choose not to accept a cookie you will not be able to purchase any products online. However, you may still place an order over the phone at 800-800-8300.

How can I control which cookies I accept?
Your ability to control the cookies you accept depends on the type of browser you are using. For the best on-line experience, we recommend you use Internet Explorer 5.5 ot higher. You can order your browser to accept all cookies or to alert you every time a cookie is offered. Then you can decide whether to accept one or not.

Internet Explorer 6.0:
1. Choose Tools, then
2. Internet Options.
3. Click the Privacy tab,
4. Default setting is medium. Move the slider to determine which setting you prefer.
5. You can also click on Advanced for specialized cookie treatment.

Internet Explorer 5.0:
1. Choose Tools, then
2. Internet Options.
3. Click the Security tab,
4. Click Internet, then Custom Level.
5. Scroll down to Cookies and choose one of the two options.

If you're using Internet Explorer 4.0:
1. Choose View, then
2. Internet Options.
3. Click the Advanced tab,
4. Scroll down to the yellow exclamation icon under Security and choose one of the three options to regulate your use of cookies.

Internet Explorer 3.0:
1. You can View, Options, Advanced and click on the button that says Warn Before Accepting "Cookies."

Netscape Communicator 4.0:
On your Task Bar, click:
1. Edit, then
2. Preferences, then
3. click on Advanced.
4. Set your options in the box labeled "Cookies".