When downloaded, your iGive software will "phone home" to the iGive database for up-to-date store lists and donation information. Some protection and antivirus programs (like AVG, Kaspersky, McAfee, Avast!,. Bitdefender, Norton Security, F-Secure, Avira, Panda, BullGard, eScan, Trend) can misidentify this behavior as virus, or spyware activity with an ALERT! threat. It is not.
Please check "allow" or 'okay", there should be a setting to white-list/adjust your settings in the protection software to stop notifications. Alas, due to the variety of providers we do not have specific instructions. Our apologies for any inconvenience.
Additionally, Norton and Symantec have recommend that users of their products review the following articles:
Details on configuring local exceptions:
will work without the optional download
. You are welcome to support your cause by using the store links on our site, or in our newsletters.