thedatabank, gbc provides forms that assist non profit organizations with donations, signups, volunteering, and other activities with their supporters. The forms require a cookie to keep track of a person's progress while the form is being filled out. When the form is embedded in a client's web site, its cookie is a "third-party cookie."
Cookies, and especially third-party cookies, can attract suspicion because they can be misused to track a person's activities across many web sites. thedatabank, gbc uses form cookies exclusively for processing forms. They're deleted when you close your browser.
If you've received a message asking you to enable cookies before continuing to fill out a form, here are instructions for setting your cookie options in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Apple Safari. These instructions are for current browser versions as of April, 2018.
- Click the button in the upper right, then click Settings, then click the button.
- Click Advanced, then click Privacy and Security, then click Content Settings, then click Cookies.
- Enable Allow sites to save and read cookie data (recommended).
- Disable Block third-party cookies.
- For more granular control of third party cookies, you can enable Block third-party cookies, then scroll further down to Allow and ADD www3.thedatabank.com as an exception.
- Click the button, then click Options.
- Click Privacy and Security, then scroll down to History.
- Enable Accept cookies from websites.
- Select Always for Accept third-party cookies.
- For more granular control of third-party cookies, set Accept third-party cookies to Never, then click Exceptions and Allow cookies for www3.thedatabank.com.
- Click the button, then click Settings.
- Click the View Advanced Settings button.
- Under Cookies, select Don't block cookies.
- Edge does not provide granular control of third-party cookies.
- Click Safari to open the menu, then click Preferences, then click Privacy.
- Un-check Block all cookies.
- Un-check Prevent cross-site tracking
- Safari does not provide granular control of third-party cookies.