A cookie file is used to identify you while you are using a site and when you return to a Web site. The cookie file is either stored temporarily in memory or written to your hard drive which you can delete the file at any time.
In fact, the type of cookie file that TaxACT.com needs is called a temporary cookie or session cookie. This type of cookie is stored in memory and not written to your hard drive. And, it is automatically deleted after you leave TaxACT.com.
A cookie file only contains the following information:
A cookie file does NOT contain any personal information about you. It simply points to a user name in our database that holds the information you entered the previous time(s) you visited. The only way to gain access to the database where you store your information is to enter your password.
Your browser will have a setting to determine whether you are allowing cookies. To enable cookies, refer to the information below for your browser.
IE 6 users will need to select the Privacy Tab instead of the Security Tab and then click on Advanced. Select "Override automatic cookie handling" and "Always allow session cookies."
Netscape 6 & 7 users click on Privacy & Security instead of Advanced.