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Cookies

One of the ways in which it collected information is through the use of technology called «cookies». In stepbystepinternet.com , cookies are used for several things.

What is a cookie?
A «cookie» is a small amount of text that is stored in your browser (such as Google’s Chrome or Apple’s Safari) when you browse most websites.

What is NOT a cookie?
It’s not a virus, a Trojan, a worm, spam, spyware, or pop-up windows.

What information does a cookie store?
Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit cards or bank details, photographs or personal information, etc. The data they do store is technical, statistical, personal preferences, customization of content, etc.

The web server does not associate you as a person but your web browser. In fact, if you usually browse with the Chrome browser and try to browse the same website with the Firefox browser, you will see that the website does not realize that you are the same person because it is actually associating the information to the browser, not to the person.

What kind of cookies are there?

Technical Cookies: They are the most basic and allow, among other things, to know when a human or an automated application is browsing, when an anonymous user and a registered user are browsing, basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic web.
Analysis cookies: They collect information about the type of navigation you are doing, the sections you use most, products consulted, time of use, language, etc.
Advertising cookies: They show advertising according to your navigation, your country of origin, language, etc.
What are your own cookies and those of third parties?
Own cookies are those generated by the page you are visiting and third party cookies are those generated by external services or suppliers such as Mailchimp, Mailrelay, Facebook, Twitter, Google adsense, etc.

What cookies does this website use?

This website uses its own and third party cookies. This website uses the following cookies, which are detailed below:

Own cookies are as follows:

Personalization: Cookies help us remember which people or websites you have interacted with, so that we can show you related content.

Preferences: Cookies allow me to remember your settings and preferences, such as your preferred language and privacy settings.

Security: We use cookies to avoid security risks. Mainly to detect when someone is trying to hack into your stepbystepinternet.com account.

Third-party cookies:

This website uses analysis services, specifically, Google Analytics to help the website analyze the use made by users of the website and improve the usability of it, but in no case are associated with data that could identify the user. Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. The user can consult here the type of cookies used by Google.

stepbystepinternet.com is a user of the supply and hosting platform for blogs WordPress, owned by the American company Automattic, Inc. For this purpose, the use of such cookies by the systems are never under the control or management of the person responsible for the web, can change its function at any time, and enter new cookies. These cookies do not provide the site manager with any benefits. Automattic, Inc. also uses other cookies to help identify and track visitors to WordPress sites, their use of Automattic’s website, and their access preferences as outlined in the «Cookies» section of its privacy policy.

Social network cookies may be stored on your browser while you are browsing stepbystepinternet.com, for example, when you use the stepbystepinternet.com content sharing button on a social network.

Below you have information about the cookies from social networks that use this web in their own cookie policies:

Facebook Cookies, see more information on their cookie policy
Youtube cookies, see more information on their cookie policy
Twitter cookies, see more information on their cookie policy
Pinterest Cookies, see more information on their cookie policy
We sometimes perform remarketing actions using Google AdWords, which uses cookies to help deliver targeted online advertising based on previous visits to this website. Google uses this information to display ads on various third-party websites across the Internet. Please refer to the Google Advertising Privacy Notice for more information.

We sometimes perform remarketing actions through Facebook ads, which uses cookies to help deliver targeted online ads based on previous visits to this website.

Can cookies be deleted?

Yes, and not only delete, but also block, in a general or particular way for a specific domain.
To delete cookies from a website you must go to your browser settings and there you can find the ones associated with the domain in question and proceed to delete them.

Cookies settings for Google Chrome
Cookie settings for Apple Safari
Cookie settings for Internet Explorer
Cookie settings for Mozilla Firefox
More information about cookies
You can consult the regulations on cookies published by the English Data Protection Agency in its «Guide to the use of cookies» and obtain more information about cookies on the Internet, aboutcookies.org

If you wish to have more control over the installation of cookies, you can install programs or plug-ins to your browser, known as «Do Not Track» tools, which will allow you to choose which cookies you wish to allow.