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Guiding Teenagers Cookie Policy

Updated: 1/13/2024

This is the Cookies Policy (the "Policy") for Guiding Teenagers, CurlyStache, and CurlyStache Blogs. The Policy is accessible on all pages via the "Start Here!" menu in addition to the footer of every page found within the domain (in addition to and which redirect via HTTP redirect code of 301 to the primary site To make this site function properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. These cookies are downloaded to your computer to improve your browsing experience and other purposes outlined in this Policy.

Accordingly, this Policy is a legally binding agreement between you ("user," "visitor," "you," or "your") and this Website administrator or operator ("administrator," "operator," "we," "us," or "our"), aka the creators and maintainers of the Guiding Teenagers. This cookies policy page describes what cookies are, what information they gather, why, and how they're being used by Guiding Teenagers and related products and services (the "Services"). We will also share how to control and disable these cookies and withdraw consent to collect cookies. However, please understand that these actions may downgrade some aspects of this site's functionality.

For further information on how we use, collect, and manage your personal data and information, see our Privacy Policy.

What Are Cookies


Cookies are those small pieces of data stored in text files saved on your mobile device or computer when you visit a website. Cookies allow the website's server to record and store your actions and preferences, such as login information, user history, language settings, font settings, color settings, and other display preferences, among other settings, to ensure an exceptional user experience over a particular period. In addition, cookies ensure visitors do not have to continuously re-enter their details or information whenever they revisit the site or surf between pages, you know, to make it easier for you!

Why Guiding Teenagers Uses Cookies


Cookies are essential for our website to function optimally and enhance website performance for a better user experience. The website administrator(s) controls all cookies used on the site and grants third parties access for statistics and analytics purposes. Cookies are needed to remember to identify visitors and remember their site actions and online behaviors.


We use cookies for various reasons, which are explained in detail below. Please know that cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally.

Types of Cookies


There are four types of cookies to help you enjoy the Guiding Teenagers experience that much more:

  1. Essential Cookies: Essential cookies allow you to move around the Guiding Teenagers domain and use essential features such as secure and private areas

  2. Analytic Cookies: Analytic cookies will let us know how you utilize our website (for example, what pages you visit), provide statistics on how our website is used, and improve the website by identifying errors and performance issues.

  3. Functional Cookies: Functional cookies are used to remember your preferences and choices to improve future experiences (for example, the language you prefer)

  4. Marketing Cookies: Marketing cookies collect information on how impactful our campaigns are on other websites and platforms from users and non-users.

Some cookies are used to remember your preferences for a single visit (sessional cookies) or multiple repeat visits (permanent cookies); see “The Cookies We Use” section below for further definitions. Continue reading for more information on cookies, including managing, disabling, deleting, and/or blocking them.

Disabling Cookies


You can disable cookies by adjusting the option on your browser settings (see your browser "Help" for more details). However, please be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of your visit and the use of this website and possibly others. Furthermore, disabling cookies will usually disable certain functionality and features of this site. In most cases, there are no website standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to the site. It is recommended that you enable cookies for optimal site functionality and service.

How to Control Cookies


You can control and/or delete cookies on your mobile device or computer and adjust your browser settings to prevent cookies. Users can withdraw consent to collect cookies on the website. You can also determine whether you choose to agree to the site's use of cookies. However, doing this may cause you to repeat your preferences every time you visit the site manually, and some of the site's services and functionality may not work optimally.

Additional Cookie Help


Additional help managing cookies in your browser or across all websites can be found in some helpful links below:

The Cookies We Use


  1. Sessional Cookies: Sessional cookies are temporary cookies that are operational during your visit and expire when you close the browser.

  2. Permanent Cookies: Permanent cookies store and retain your site preferences on your mobile device or computer even after you close the browser, mobile device, or computer.

  3. Necessary Cookies: Necessary cookies allow the website to provide a better user experience when navigating the website, its services, and its features. These cookies allow us to recognize if you have created and logged into an account to access site content.

  4. Functionality Cookies: Functionality cookies allow the website to operate optimally, following your site preferences for future visits. These recognize your site username and customizations.

  5. Analytical Cookies: Analytical cookies allow first-party and affiliated third-party services to collect and store aggregated data on how our visitors use the website for statistical and analytical purposes. While these cookies respect visitors' privacy and personal information, they optimize the user experience.

  6. Account Cookies: These cookies will help us manage the signup and general administration of creating or opening an account opening. These cookies may be deleted when you log out but sometimes remain afterward to remember your site preferences.

  7. Login Cookies (for Guiding Teenagers members): We use login cookies to remember your Login details and prevent you from logging in every time you visit a new page on the site. These cookies are often cleared when you log out to secure your account information and privacy and prevent access to restricted features.

  8. Email newsletters Cookies: This site uses cookies to offer newsletter or email subscription services and cookies. Subscribed members & users: remember you are already registered or subscribed to show specific notifications and/or features reserved for subscribed/unsubscribed users, which this already covers.

  9. Survey Cookies: We periodically issue our users surveys and questionnaires to provide exciting insights and helpful tools or to understand their preferences or opinions more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember participants or to generate accurate results even after you change pages.

  10. Forms Cookies: We use cookies to remember your details for future correspondence when you submit data through forms such as contact or comment details.

  11. Site Preference Cookies: To provide you with a beautiful user experience and site interaction, we use cookies to provide the functionality to set your site preferences when you use them.

  12. Orders-processing Cookies (future use): We use cookies to store and remember your payment orders on our e-commerce or payment facilities for proper payment processing.

  13. First-Party Cookies: First-party cookies are the cookies explained above that are set by the website.

  14. Third-Party Cookies: In some cases, the website uses cookies provided by trusted third parties that serve content or render advertising and analytics services on this website. The following section explains the third-party cookies you may encounter using this site.

  • Google

    • This site uses Google Analytics, one of the most trusted analytics solutions on the global web, to understand how you use the site and ways to improve your site experience. As a result, these cookies may track your use of the site, time spent on the site, and its pages to allow us to continue producing engaging content. Please visit the official Google Analytics page for more information regarding Google Analytics privacy terms and policies.

    • We use Google AdSense service, which uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times a particular ad is shown to our users. For more information on Google AdSense, we encourage you to visit the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

    • To view Google’s privacy policy and terms regarding cookies, click here.

  • Social Media

    • We use cookies for social media buttons and/or plugins on this site to connect with your social network in different ways. These cookies also allow us to track social network users when they visit our site or share content using a tagging mechanism provided by those social media sites.

    • Once you leave our site via a link and are directed to a social media site or app, you will be experiencing cookies from their company, not As you view our page on the social media platform, you, as we do, will follow the same privacy terms and policies independent from Guiding Teenagers.

  • We periodically test new features and make subtle changes to our site's user interaction. Cookies may be used to provide you with a consistent experience on the site and understand our user's preferred optimizations.

  • Several partners advertise on our behalf, and we use affiliate tracking cookies to determine the number of our customers that visit the site through each of our partner sites to credit them appropriately. Where applicable, these cookies allow our affiliate partners to provide any bonus they may provide you for making a purchase.

  • (future use) We use cookies to track and understand the statistics about the number of visitors who purchase our products. This allows us to make informed business and market predictions accurately that monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best equilibrium price.

  • (future use) We rely on advertisements to offset the running costs of this site and generate revenue for further development. We use behavioral advertising cookies to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your specific interests and presenting similar interests.

To learn more about cookies, their impacts, and benefits, check out these useful sites:



Cookie Partner List


Below are the companies that use cookies and other technologies on our platform for advertisements and analytics to improve the user experience. Please visit each to review their privacy policies and terms. You also agree to be legally bound to their privacy policies and terms by continuing to access and use this website and its services as we have agreed upon their use and any terms they may have provided to Guiding Teenagers.

Amendments and Modifications


Guiding Teenagers reserves the right to modify this Policy and its terms as they relate to this website and services at any time, effective and in full force upon posting the updated version on the website.


Please check this page regularly for updates. The continued use of the website and its services after that shall constitute your consent to such amendments and modifications.

Policy Acceptance

You hereby acknowledge that you have read this Cookies Policy and agree to all its provisions, terms, and conditions. By continuing to access and use this website and its services, you also agree to be legally bound by this Cookies Policy. If you do not agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Policy, you are not permitted to continue to access or use this website and its services.


More Information

We trust that you have gained clarity concerning our use of cookies. For further information about our cookies policy, please email us at and include "Cookies" in the subject.

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