Use of Cokies


We have provided this page to help you better understand Internet Cookies and answer some general questions about them. If you have any further questions please feel free to contact us at anytime.

What "cookies" are and How to Deal With Them
PC Webopaedia defines a cookie as "a message given to a Web browser by a Web server." They are used to keep track of web surfers; remember user preferences on how to load a particular page (i.e. chosen colors or frames vs. no-frames); and store information about items in your online shopping baskets.

The information in a cookie usually includes a name, a value, expiration date and site that it originates from. This data is gathered in a "cookies" file or folder on your hard drive. (Use "find" and search for "cookie.") In general, cookies are harmless. But many users like to guard their privacy or just don't like the fact that some cookies stay on the PC for a very long time.

Dealing with Cookies
There are a variety of ways to foil cookies. If you use Netscape Navigator, go to Edit/Preferences/Advanced to find the Cookies options. For Internet Explorer, go to View, select Internet Options, then choose the Advanced tab. Scroll down until you to see the yellow triangle with the exclamation point.

With Navigator, you have two basic options for cookies.

Accept all cookies or ....
Accept only cookies that get sent back to the originating server.

Disable Cookies (*NOT* Recommended for This Site)
In addition to one of these settings, you can choose to be warned before you accept a cookie.

The settings are similar with Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Internet Explorer except that with Firefox you would start with the "Tools" menu. Just remember that if you disable cookies you will likely receive MANY get error messages as you attempt to use the Butzirus Rental Properties website. Your browser gets sent an astounding number of cookies, so surfing with the prompt or warning option active means that you will see a lot of warning notices.

Disabling cookies is NOT recommended for this site! Cookies are required to access and use the Client/Member Login feature, as well as all of the pages, links and information within the Client/Members Area. Cookies are also required to access and use the Bulletin Board. Additionally, cookies are required for certain other portions of the site to work correctly.