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CQout - Frequently Asked Questions - What are 'cookies' and how do I 'enable' them?

'Cookies' are small files which are created by a web site to store information about your preferences for that site. These cookies are stored on your computer's hard disk. CQout, in common with most web sites, uses cookies to help customize your view of the site and to ensure that the site will recognize you when you logon. 

Allowing CQout to create a cookie does not give us or any other site access to other data on your computer. 

Firefox   Note: Cookies are enabled by default in Firefox.

  1. At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Firefox button and then select Options .
  2. Select the Privacy panel.

  3. Set Firefox will: to Use custom settings for history.
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  4. Check mark Accept cookies from sites to enable Cookies, and uncheck it to disable them.
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    • If you are troubleshooting problems with cookies, make sure Accept third party cookies is also not set to Never.
  5. Choose how long cookies are allowed to be stored:
    • Keep until: they expire: Each cookie will be removed when it reaches its expiration date, which is set by the site that sent the cookie.
    • Keep until: I close Firefox: The cookies that are stored on your computer will be removed when Firefox is closed.
    • Keep until: ask me every time: Displays an alert every time a website tries to send a cookie, and asks you whether or not you want to store it.
  6. Click OK to close the Options window .

Google Chrome

  1. Click the Chrome menu icon Chrome menu.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Near the bottom of the page, click Show advanced settings.
  4. In the "Privacy" section, click Content settings.
  5. Enable or disable cookies:
    • To enable cookies, select Allow local data to be set (recommended).
    • To disable cookies, select Block sites from setting any data.


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  5. Ensure "Delete new cookies when exiting Opera" is not ticked.
  6. Click OK.

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  1. Click on the gear-wheel icon at the top right of the browser window.
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    3. Enter "timeanddate.com" in the "Address of the website:" input.
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    4. Click "Allow".
    5. Click "OK".
    6. Click "OK".

    Restrict to selective sites

    NOTE: using this method you will have to enable cookies for every site you need them on.

    1. Set the slider to "High".
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    2. Click "Sites".
    3. Enter "timeanddate.com" in the "Address of the website:" input.
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    4. Click "Allow".
    5. Click "OK".
    6. Click "OK".

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