Cookies

From Smowltech we inform you that our website uses cookies. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small amount of text that is stored on your browser (such as Google Chrome or Apple Safari) when you browse on most websites.

 

What is NOT a cookie?

A cookie is not a virus, a Trojan, or a worm. It is not spam or spyware, and does not open pop-up windows.

 

What information do cookies collect?

Cookies do not usually store sensitive information about you, such as credit cards or bank details, photographs, your ID number or personal information, etc. The information it does store is technical, personal preferences, contents customisation, etc.

 

The website server does not connect to you as a person, rather your website browser. In fact, if you regularly browse with Internet Explorer and try to browse on the same website with Firefox or Chrome, you will see that the website does not know that you are the same person because in reality it is linked to the browser, not to the individual.

 

What kinds of cookies exist?

  • Technical cookies: these are more elementary and allow, among other things, the device to know when it is a human or machine browsing, when an anonymous or registered user is browsing, as well as basic tasks for the operation of any dynamic website.
  • Analysis cookies: these collect information about the type of browsing that is taking place, the most used sections, products looked at, usage time band, language, etc.
  • Advertising cookies: they show advertising based on your browsing habits, country, language, etc.

 

What are own and third-party cookies?

Own cookies are those generated by the website you are visiting, and third party cookies are those generated by external services or suppliers, such as Facebook, Twitter, Mailchimp, Mailrelay, Google Adsense,  etc.

 

The cookies we set

This website uses its own and third-party cookies for several purposes which are detailed below:

Own cookies:

  • Session cookies: these cookies allow you to enter and exit your Smowltech account.
  • Preferences: there cookies allow us to remember your settings and preferences, such as the preferred language and your privacy settings.
  • Security: we use cookies to avoid security risks. Mainly to detect when someone is trying to hack into your Smowltech account.

Third-party cookies:

This website uses Google Analytics, a third-party web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets its own cookies in order to compile statistical information about the performance of our website and about how our users, in general, navigate through it. This information helps us to improve the usability of our website and in no case is associated with data that could identify the user. If you need more information about the type of cookies used by Google and how you can manage them, please visit Google’s cookies page.

This website may also provide links to other sites which we consider of interest, including social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. Please, be aware that Smowltech is not responsible for the content or privacy and cookies practices of such other sites, so we encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy and cookie policy of each and every site you visit.

 

How to delete cookies? 

Most browsers accept the use of cookies automatically, but you can prevent it by adjusting the settings on your browser:

Besides, if you wish to have greater control over the installation of cookies, you can install programs or add-ons, known as the “Do Not Track” tools, which will enable you to choose the cookies you allow.

 

More information about cookies

If you have any question or doubt about this Cookie Policy, please contact us.

This cookie policy has been updated for the last time on 09-12-2018.