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Cookies

Your web browser must allow session cookies in order for you to use the NICNAS Online Enrolment Form

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file created by our Web server on your computer that can be referenced when a page on the site is visited. Cookies cannot access files or other information stored on your computer - we abide strictly with Privacy legislation.

How does NICNAS use cookies?

NICNAS uses session cookies for the Online Enrolment form. Session cookies are used during a single Web site visit and are automatically deleted from your computer when you leave the site.

Session cookies perform several critical functions on NICNAS' Web sites - they are used to ensure that you don't enter the same information twice during a single enrolment session.

 

NICNAS never stores your personal information in cookies or uses cookies to track your Internet use after you leave NICNAS Web site. It is strictly used to make the Online Enrolment Form function successfully.

Do I have to accept cookies?

Depending on the Web browser you use, you may be able to configure it to accept session cookies.

How to set your browser to accept or disable cookies

Follow the instruction below to enable cookies depending on your web browser.

 

Firefox 1.0 for Windows

  1. Choose "Tools" from the menu and select "Options".

  2. Click the "Privacy" icon in the "Options" menu.

  3. Click "Cookies" to expand the section.

  4. To enable cookies, click the "Allow sites to set cookies" box.

  5. To disable cookies, uncheck the "Allow sites to set cookies" box.

 

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 for Windows

  1. Choose "Internet Options" from the "Tools" menu.

  2. Select the "Privacy" tab.

  3. Under "Settings", select the "Advanced" button.

  4. Make sure that "Override automatic cookie handling" is selected.

  5. To accept all cookies, select the "Accept" option for first-party and third-party cookies.

  6. If you wish to disable persistent cookies, select the "Block" option for first-party and then select the checkbox for "Always allow session cookies". Session cookies must be enabled for NICNAS Online Enrolment Form to function.

  7. As an alternative to completely disabling persistent cookies, you can select the "Prompt" option for First-party Cookies and the checkbox for "Always allow session cookies". In this case, your browser will ask you whether you want to accept each persistent cookie.

  8. Select "OK" in Advanced Privacy Settings.

  9. Select "OK" in Internet Options.

 

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 for Windows

  1. Choose "Internet Options" from the "Tools" menu.

  2. Select the "Security" tab.

  3. Select "Custom Level" to display Security Settings.

  4. Scroll down until you see the cookie section of the list.

  5. Persistent cookies can be disabled if you choose. Internet Explorer 5.5 refers to these as "cookies that are stored on your computer". Select "Disable" to disable cookies, and "Enable" to accept cookies.

  6. As an alternative to completely disabling persistent cookies, you can select the "Prompt" option for "cookies that are stored on your computer". In this case, your browser will ask you whether you want to accept each persistent cookie.

  7. Session cookies must be enabled for NICNAS Online Enrolment Form to function. Internet Explorer refers to these as "per-session cookies". Select "Enable" to accept session cookies.

  8. Select "OK" in Security Settings.

  9. Select "OK" in Internet Options.

 

Netscape Navigator 6.2 or later for Windows

  1. Choose "Preferences" from the "Edit" menu.

  2. Select the triangle next to "Privacy & Security".

  3. Select "Cookies".

  4. Select "Enable all cookies" or one of the other two enable options to accept cookies. Do not select "Disable cookies" because this will disable session cookies, which are required for NICNAS Online Enrolment Form.

  5. You can configure Navigator to allow session cookies but disable persistent cookies if you select "Enable cookies based on privacy settings" and then select "View". You can then choose the "custom" privacy level, and select "Session" from each of the drop-down menus below.

  6. Select "OK".

  7. As an alternative to completely disabling persistent cookies, you can select "Enable all cookies" and then select the "Ask me before storing a cookie" checkbox. In this case, your browser will ask you whether you want to accept each persistent cookie.

 

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.1 or later for MacOS

  1. Choose "Preferences" from the "Internet Explorer" menu.

  2. Select "Cookies" from the list.

  3. Internet Explorer for MacOS cannot disable persistent cookies without disabling session cookies. Ensure "Never Ask" is selected from "When receiving cookies" for the best user experience with the NICNAS Web site. Alternatively, you can select "Ask for each site" but you must accept cookies when prompted for the NICNAS Online Enrolment Form.

  4. Select "OK".

 

Apple Safari 1.0 or later for MacOS

  1. Choose "Preferences" from the "Safari" menu.

  2. Select the "Security" icon in the toolbar.

  3. Select "Always" to accept all cookies or "Only from sites you navigate to". The NICNAS Online Enrolment Form will work with either option. You cannot disable cookies in Safari without disabling the session cookies required for NICNAS Online Enrolment Form, so do not select "Never".

  4. Close the Preferences window.

 

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