What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files sent by us to your computer or mobile device. They are unique to your account or your browser. Session-based cookies last only while your browser is open and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies last until you or your browser delete them or until they expire.

To find out more about cookies you can visit this site: learn about cookies.

Does Smart Global use cookies?

Yes, Smart Global uses Cookies to enable clients and users access some of it's services; we also use cookies to help prevent malicious activity. Smart Global sets and accesses our own cookies on domains operated by Smart Global. In addition we also use a third party service called Google Analitics in order to measure activity on our websites.

How does Smart Global use cookies?

We use cookies to help authenticate you when you logon to any of our services. Other cookies that are set by Google Analytics are used only to measure how many people are visiting our website and the general performance of our site.

Here is a summary of our cookie use below:

Category of User Description
Authentication If you're signed in to our services, cookies help us show you the right information and personalize your experience.
Security We use cookies to enable and support our security features, and to help us detect malicious activity.
Performance, Analytics and Research Cookies help us learn how well our Sites and Services perform. We also use cookies to understand how are users are using our sites and what devices they access our sites and services, such as a pc computer or a mobile device. This allows us to ensure we are tailoring our content and services to all our users

How do you disable the use of cookies?

You can find specific instructions on how to disable cookies for your device and browser by following this link: disable cookies.

NB: some of Smart Global's services depend on the use of cookies so if you disable "first party cookies" this will prevent many of our services from functioning. Disabling "third party cookies" however will have no effect.