TourneyTime: Cookie Help & Information

 


  What are cookies and why must I accept them on your site?
A cookie is a small piece of information (text file) that's sent to your browser - along with an HTML page - when you access some Web sites. When a cookie arrives at your browser, it generally is saved on your hard drive or in your computer's memory. When you return to that site later, some stored information is sent back to the site's Web server, along with your request. A cookie is also a digital "ID tag." It is uniquely yours and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. It can not read any other part of your files, nor can it be used to send viruses.  

What will TourneyTime do with cookies?
TourneyTime will use cookies on its Web site to:

  1. Authenticate accounts and grant access to TourneyTime member section pages.
  2. Store your preferences so that we can recognize them and personalize the site.  

How will a cookie protect you?
The use of cookies is the simplest, most secure, and most widely accepted form of authentication. Using a cookie helps ensure that only you have access to your account. Authentication information is valid only for a single session and changes each time you begin a new session. This is a temporary cookie and will expire at the end of each session. We may also send cookies that will store your web site. We require cookies when using your TourneyTime member account.  

How will cookies enhance the TourneyTime site?
By using cookies, our server will know your preferences allowing us to offer you more personalization.  

Privacy and cookies on the TourneyTime.com web site.
Your privacy is of the highest priority. We work hard to earn your trust and we will continue to do so. No other company or Web site can access your TourneyTime cookie. Furthermore, TourneyTime will use your personal information only to service your account and to improve the quality of our service. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.  

What if I turn cookies off?
You may not be able to log on to your account or use most sections of the TourneyTime member section.  

How do I test to see if cookies on enabled on my browser?
Run the TourneyTime Cookie Test to see if your browser will accept cookies.  

How do I enable cookies on my browser?
You can order your browser to accept all cookies or you may be able to set your browser to alert you every time a cookie is offered. Then, your browser will allow you to decide whether to accept them automatically or ask you to grant permission in each instance.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 - 11.0
Select the 'Tools->Internet Options' menu item, and then open the 'Privacy' tab - you can then adjust the slider to block or allow various categories of cookie. Alternatively by clicking 'Advanced...' you can exercise finer control over the browser's behavior, choosing whether to accept, block, or prompt for cookies originating either on the website you are visiting (first party cookies) or originating from websites other than the one you are visiting (third party cookies, typically used by banner advertisements hosted on an advertiser's website).

Firefox 7.0 and newer
Use the 'Tools->Options' menu item (may be under the Firefox button or 'parallel lines' menu button), then choose the 'Privacy' tab. Set the 'Firefox will:' option to 'Use custom settings for history'. Now you can choose whether cookies are enabled for websites you visit and third party websites, and if so how long they will persist. You can also use the 'Exceptions' button to override the settings for particular websites.

Firefox 3.0
Use the 'Tools->Options' menu item, then choose the 'Privacy' tab. Here you can choose whether cookies are enabled, and if so how long they will persist. You can also use the 'Exceptions' button to override the settings for particular websites.

Google Chrome
Click the 'parallel bars' menu button, choose the 'Settings' option, then scroll down and click 'Show advanced settings'. Alternatively for older versions of Chrome choose 'Options' on the 'Customize and control' menu, then open the 'Under the Bonnet' tab. In the 'Privacy' section, click on the 'Content settings...' button and open the 'Cookies tab. Set the required cookie behaviour and use the 'Exceptions...' button (if required) to configure specific websites.

Apple Safari
Choose 'Preferences...' on the 'Settings' or 'Edit' menu (Windows) or the Safari menu (MacOS), then open the 'Privacy' tab. Now set the required cookie behaviour.

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad)
From the home screen tap the 'Settings' icon, then choose 'Safari'. Find the 'Accept Cookies' option and set the required cookie behaviour.

Android browser
Tap the 'Internet' icon to start the browser, then press the phone's menu button. From the list of options, choose 'More', and then select 'Settings', then 'Privacy and Security'. Scroll down the resulting list and check or uncheck the 'Accept Cookies' item.

Android Chrome
Start Chrome, then open the options menu and scroll down to 'Settings', followed by 'Site setttings'. You can now choose whether to allow sites to save and read cookie data.

 
 
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