Welcome to the SmartCat Cookies Policy for the www.smartcat.io website and website’s pages. This Cookies Policy will explain you what cookies are, what cookies we are use and how we use them. Please read this Policy carefully so you can understand what type of cookies are active on the www.smartcat.io Website, the information we collect using cookies, the purpose and how that information is used. You can find out more about cookies and how to control them in the information below.

This Cookies Policy makes an integral part of our Privacy Policy. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

Terminology

The following terminology applies to these Cookies Policy:

  • Cookies Policy”, “Policy” refers to this Cookies Policy;
  • SmartCat“, “We”, “Us”, or “Our” refers to SmartCat d.o.o. Novi Sad and any of its affiliates;
  • Client“, “User”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing the Website;
  • Party”, “Parties” refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves;
  • Website“ refers to our website www.smartcat.io and it’s pages; 
  • Privacy Policy” refers to our Privacy Policy available at our Website.

About Cookies

What is the cookie?

Cookie is a text file that contains a small amount of data generated by a website and saved by your web browser. It is downloaded to your computer, mobile or any other device the moment you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user’s device and to remember information about you. Also, cookie files are widely used to collect certain pieces of information, so they can be used to carry out advertising processes, like behavioral profiling and retargeting.

How we use cookies?

We use cookies to collect information about the use of our Website. The purpose of collecting information through cookies is to identify the Website user during visit, to understand how you interact with our Website and to improve the Website’s content and user experience. However, some cookies do collect pieces of personal data. Therefore, for further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

What type of cookies we use?

We use first- and third-party cookies. “First-party” cookies are created by the host domain you are visiting that help provide a better user experience, and they are able to remember your username, password or language preferences while the “third-party” cookies created by domains other than the one the user is visiting at the time, and are mainly used for tracking and online-advertising purposes. Below you can see what cookies on our Website are the first-party cookies and the third-party cookies.

4.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential and necessary to enable you to browse around our website and use its features. They help make the Website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The Website cannot function properly without these cookies. If you do not allow the necessary cookies, it might happen that you would not be able to use the website properly, or to access all parts of the Website.

Here are the necessary cookies we use, what we use them for, the cookies providers and each cookie’s duration:

Cookie Name

Purpose

Provider

Expiry

Type

_sharethis_cookies_test_

This cookie determines whether the browser accepts the cookies

Blog.smartcat.io

Session

HTTP

4.2 Preferences Cookies

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in, text size, fonts etc. They also help the website to remember the choices you make (e.g. your user name, language or the region you are in) and to provide enhanced, more personal features (such as local weather reports). The information these cookies collect may be anonymized, so they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

We will only set preferences cookies on your device if you give us your consent. If you do not allow the use of these cookies, we will not know when you visited the Website.

Here are the preferences cookies we use, what we use them for, the cookies providers and each cookie’s duration:

Cookie Name

Purpose

Provider

Expiry

Type

aet-dismiss

Necessary for the functionality of the website’s comment-system

disqus.com

Persistent

HTML

drafts.queue

Necessary for the functionality of the website’s comment-system

disqus.com

Persistent

HTML

submitted_posts-cache

Necessary for the functionality of the website’s comment-system

disqus.com

Persistent

HTML

4.3 Statistic Cookies

Statistic cookies gather statistics. They help us understand how visitors interact with the site by collecting and reporting information anonymously. These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our Website. They help us know which pages are the most and the least popular and see how visitors move around the Website. All information collected by these cookies are collected anonymously.

We will only set statistic cookies on your device if you give us your consent. If you do not allow the use of these cookies, we will not know when you visited the Website.

Here are the statistic cookies we use, what we use them for, the cookies providers and each cookie’s duration:

Cookie Name

Purpose

Provider

Expiry

Type

_ga

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

smartcat.io

2 years

HTTP

_gat

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

smartcat.io

1 day

HTTP

_gid

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

smartcat.io

1 day

HTTP

juggler/event.gif

Identifies the visitor across devices and visits, in order to optimize the chat-box function on the website

disqus.com

Session

Pixel

st_shares_#

unclassified

blog.smartcat.io

Persistent

HTML

ugid

Necessary for the implementation of video-content on the website

unsplash.com

1 year

HTTP

 4.4 Marketing Cookies

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. They help us provide you with good user experience, tailored content and also allow us to continually improve our Website. Marketing cookies are set up through our location and set by our advertising partners. They can use these companies to create a profile of your interests and show you relevant advertisements in other locations. They work by uniquely identifying your browser and device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will not experience our targeted ads on other websites.

Here are the marketing cookies we use, what we use them for, the cookies providers and each cookie’s duration:

Cookie Name

Purpose

Provider

Expiry

Type

ads/ga-audiences

Used by Google Ad Words to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behavior across websites

google.com

Session

Pixel

st_samesite

Used by ShareThis to track visitor’s website navigation and preferences. This is used for internal statistics and marketing

consensus.org

Session

HTTP

vglnk.Agent.p

Collects data on visitor behavior from multiple websites, in order to present more relevant advertisement. This also allow the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement.

disqus.com

1 day

HTTP

vglnk.PartnerRfsh.p

Collects data on visitor behavior from multiple websites, in order to present more relevant advertisement. This also allow the website to limit the number of times that they are shown the same advertisement.

disqus.com

1 day

HTTP

Third-party cookies on our Website

We may use the third-party cookies from our partners, e.g. analytics providers and content partners. We grant these third parties access to selected information to perform specific tasks on our behalf.  

If you do not allow third-party cookies, we will not use them. However, if you allow their use, please note that you need to visit their official Cookie Policy in order to get familiar with their policy.

How to control cookies?

You are able to control the use of cookies at any time on our Website.

Firstly, we added an option “Setting cookies” that you may visit through our banner. This option enables you to control and set up the type of cookies you want to enable.

Secondly, if you wish to disable cookies, you may activate the option in your web browser that allows you not to refuse or delete cookies. Most internet browsers are set up by default to accept cookies. However, if you want to refuse or delete them (or similar technologies), please follow the instructions provided by your browser or device (usually located under “Settings” or “Preferences”) to modify your cookie settings. Keep in mind that each browser has a different procedure for managing and configuring cookies.

In order to help you to control use of cookies on most common browsers, please visit some of the links with official instructions below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Apple Safari
  • Internet Explorer
  • iOS Safari
  • Google Android

 Please have in mind that if you set your browser or device to disable all cookies (including necessary cookies), you may not be able to access all or some parts of our Website and certain of our Services will not function properly.

Changes to our cookies policy

In order to keep with legal requirements and to improve our Services to you, this Cookie Policy may be updated from time to time. If we change anything important about this Cookie Policy, we will notify you through a pop-up on the Website and require your consent on the updated use of cookies. 

Contact us

If you have any questions about our use of cookies, please contact us via email dpo@smartcat.io.