Cookie Policy

By continuing to use Stepping Online website, you consent to the use of cookies.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by a website. Cookies can be read by the website on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the web page, or a unique identification number so that the website can “remember” you on your return visit. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the website.

How do Stepping Online use cookies?
Stepping Online uses cookies to collect information about visitors’ use of the website, including things like connection speed, operating system details, the time and duration visits and IP addresses. The information collected by cookies enables Stepping Online to understand the use of its site, including the number of visitors it has, the pages viewed per session, time exposed to particular pages etc. This in turn helps to provide visitors with a better experience. Stepping Online will not attempt to personally identify visitors from their IP addresses.

Advertisements and promotional information are or maybe displayed on Stepping Online’s website. These are presented to all users. Cookies will not be used to present specific marketing or advertising messages to you.

Cookies do not in any way compromise the security of your computer. Visitors can use most of Stepping Online’s website with no loss of functionality if cookies are disabled from the web browser.

What types of cookies does Stepping Online use?

Stepping Online uses the following cookie types:

Necessary
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around websites and use the websites’ features, such as accessing secure websites or secure areas of websites. Without these cookies, services you have asked for.

Functionality
These cookies allow Stepping Online websites to remember choices you make (such as your preferred language) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. Other examples include cookies that keep track of your progress when filling online application forms.

Performance
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. Stepping Online uses Third-party Google analytics cookies for this purpose.

How to disable cookies?

Google Chrome

View and delete cookies stored on your hard drive

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Click the icon in the upper right-hand corner of the browser window.
  3. In the drop-down menu that appears, select Settings.
  4. At the bottom of the new window, click Show advanced settings…
  5. Under the Privacy section, click the Content settings button.
  6. In the Content settings window under Cookies, click the All cookies and site data button.
  7. Delete cookies individually or click the Remove all button.
  8. Click Done.

Disable or enable cookies

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Click the  icon in the upper right-hand corner of the browser window.
  3. In the drop-down menu that appears, select Settings.
  4. At the bottom of the new window, click Show advanced settings…
  5. Under the Privacy section, click the Content settings button.
  6. In the Content settings window under Cookies, select Allow local data to be set (recommended) to enable cookies or Block sites from setting any data to disable them.
  7. Click Done.

Mozilla Firefox

View and delete cookies stored on your hard drive

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Click the Menu icon in the upper right-hand corner and select Options.
  3. In the window that appears, click the Privacy tab at the top.
  4. Under the History section, click remove individual cookies.
  5. Users may remove cookies one at a time or click the Remove All Cookies button.

Disable or enable cookies

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Click the Menu icon in the upper right-hand corner and select Options.
  3. In the window that appears, click the Privacy tab at the top.
  4. In the History section, click the down arrow in the box next to Firefox will: and select Use custom settings for history.
  5. Locate the check box next to Accept cookies from sites. Check to enable and uncheck to disable cookies.
  6. Click OK.

Microsoft Edge

Delete cookies stored on your hard drive

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Click the More icon in the upper right-hand corner of the browser window.
  3. In the drop-down menu that appears, select Settings.
  4. In the Settings side window, under Clear browsing data, click the Choose what to clear option.
  5. Check the box for Cookies and saved website data, if not already checked.
  6. Click the Clear button at the bottom of the Clear browsing data side window.

Disable or enable cookies

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Click the More icon in the upper right-hand corner of the browser window.
  3. In the drop-down menu that appears, select Settings.
  4. At the bottom of the Settings side window, click the View advanced settings option.
  5. Scroll down to the Cookies section and in the drop-down list, select Block all cookies to disable cookies or Don’t block cookies to enable cookies.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Deleting cookies

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click the Tools in the upper right-hand corner.
  3. Move your mouse cursor over Safety, and then click Delete browsing history…
  4. Make sure there is a check in the box next to Cookies.
  5. Click the Delete button.

Deleting cookies in Older Versions of Internet Explorer

  • Users of IE 5.x and 6.x users can delete cookies by clicking View, Internet Options, and the clicking the Delete Cookies button.

Viewing Internet Explorer cookies stored on your hard drive

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click the Tools in the upper right-hand corner.
  3. Click Internet Options.
  4. In the window that appears, under the General tab click the Settings button.
  5. In the window that appears, under the Temporary Internet Files tab, click View files button.

Viewing cookies on older versions of Internet Explorer

  • IE 5.x and 6.x users running Microsoft Windows XP or Windows 2000 can view cookies by opening the C:\Document and Settings\<user>\cookies folder (<user> is your Windows login name).

Disable or enable cookies

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click the Tools in the upper right-hand corner.
  3. Click Internet Options.
  4. Under the Privacy tab, locate the Settings section.
  5. Move the slider up or down to adjust your acceptance level for cookies.

Disable or enable cookies in Older Versions of IE

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x users can disable or manage their cookie settings by clicking View menu, then Internet Options, and then selecting the Privacy tab.
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.x and 4.x users can toggle cookies by clicking the View menu, then Internet Options, Advanced. Once you are in this menu, select or deselect Never accept cookies or Warn me before accepting cookies.

Safari

View and delete cookies stored on your hard drive

  1. Open Apple Safari.
  2. Click the Action menu icon in the upper right-hand corner of your browser window.
  3. In the drop-down menu that appears, select Preferences.
  4. Click the Privacy tab.
  5. Under Cookies and other website data:, click the Details… button.
  6. Delete cookies individually or click the Remove all button.

Disable or enable cookies

  1. Open Apple Safari.
  2. Click the Action menu icon in the upper right-hand corner of your browser window.
  3. In the drop-down menu that appears, select Preferences.
  4. Click the Privacy tab.
  5. Under the Block cookies: section, select the option that best suits you.

Opera

View and delete cookies stored on your hard drive

  1. Open Opera.
  2. Click menu in the upper left-hand corner of the browser window.
  3. In the drop-down menu that appears, select Settings.
  4. In the window that appears, select Privacy and security on the left-hand side of the screen.
  5. Under the Cookies section, click the All cookies and site data… button.
  6. Remove cookies individually or click the Remove all button.

Disable or enable cookies

  1. Open Opera.
  2. Click menu in the upper left-hand corner of the browser window.
  3. In the drop-down menu that appears, select Settings .
  4. In the window that appears, select Privacy and security on the left-hand side of the screen.
  5. Under the Cookies section, click the check box next to Allow local data to be set (recommended) to enable or Block sites from setting any data to disable.
  6. Close the Settings browser tab.

Netscape

View and delete cookies stored on your hard drive

  • Netscape 7.x users can view and delete cookies by clicking the Tools menu and then Cookie Manager.

Disable and enable cookies

  • Netscape 4.x users can disable cookies by clicking the Edit menu, Preferences, Advanced, and then selecting Warn before accepting cookies.
  • Netscape 7.x users can disable cookies by clicking the Tools menu and then opening the Cookie Manager.