1. Cookies on our website

Our website: smartcom.bg (the “Website”) uses cookies to remember your preferences and collect information how our Website is used.
This Website is owned and operated by Smartcom – Bulgaria AD, a joint stock company, registered with the Commercial Register at the Registry Agency under UIC 130985811, with registered office and address: 1421 Sofia, 20 Lozenets St. (“Smartcom”).

2. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. Each time you return to the same website, your browser retrieves and sends the relevant cookie(s) to the website’s server. This could include information about your preferences and activities, such as login details, language, font size, etc.

3. Cookie acceptance

By using this Website after accepting the cookie notice that appears when you first visit the Website, or by browsing our Website, after having been presented with this notice, you agree to the placement of cookies on your computer in accordance with the terms of this Cookie Policy. If you do not agree with our Cookie Policy and do not accept the use of the cookies, please disable, as explained below.

4. How do we use cookies?

We use only third-party cookies, i.e. Google Analytics for statistical purposes. In order to improve our users’ experience, we may use Google Analytics features such as Remarketing, Google Display Network Impression Reporting, Demographics and Interest Reporting and Integrated services that require Google Analytics to collect data for advertising purposes, including the collection of data via advertising cookies and identifiers (Google Display Advertising Features).

By enabling the Google Display Advertising Features, we enable Google Analytics to collect data about your traffic via Google advertising cookies and identifiers, in addition to data collected through a standard Google Analytics implementation.

Information collected by our cookies will not personally identify you. It does, however, identify your computer and connection to the Internet. We only collect general information about your computer settings, connection to the Internet (e.g. operating system and platform), IP address, browsing patterns, and interactions within our Website. We will not identify you or facilitate the merging of personally identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information collected through any Google advertising product or feature.

We may use Remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online. Third parties, including Google, may also use cookies set by the Google Display Advertising Features to inform, optimise and determine which ads you see on our Website, including ads based on previous visits to our Website.

With regards to the Google Display Network Impression Reporting, we and third parties, including Google, may use cookies set by the Google Display Advertising Features to analyse and report on ads used within our Website including, but not limited to, impressions created by the ads and how these interact with other ad features and services.

With regards to Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting, we may use data from Google’s Interest-based advertising and/or third party audience data (e.g. age, gender and interests) with Google Analytics to target and optimise our marketing campaigns, strategies and our Website content.

Cookies used by us are stored on your device for the respective duration listed in the table below, starting from the date when they are initially installed or if they are subsequently updated, from the date of the update.

For more information about Google Analytics cookies please click: https://policies.google.com/technologies/types.

You can prevent transmission of the data created by Google Analytics cookies to Google and processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Analytics

Cookie: Google Analytics

Name: _ga: GA1.2.191583377.1561474857; _gat_gtag_UA_134131363_1: 1; _gid: GA1.2.2027576857.1561474857

Purpose: We use Google Analytics cookies to collect statistical information on the number of users accessing the website, and they are using it, including how they access the website, the length and frequency of visits and pages viewed. To learn more about how we use Google Analytics please refer to our Privacy policy.

Duration: 14 months

Cookie consent

Cookie: User consent for our use of cookies

Name: CookieInfoScript: 1

Purpose: We use this cookie to record your consent to our Cookie Policy.

Duration: 14 months

5. How to control cookies in your browser

The “Help” section on the menu bar of most internet browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to make the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether.

You also can manage your cookies preferences using the following links for some of the most popular internet browsers:
Internet Explorer – https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Google Chrome – https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB&p=cpn_cookies
Firefox – https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/block-websites-storing-cookies-site-data-firefox
Safari – https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/sfri11471/11.0/mac/10.13
Opera – https://help.opera.com/en/latest/security-and-privacy/

To find out more about using your browser settings to control cookies please visit: www.allaboutcookies.org or www.aboutcookies.org

You can opt-out of Google Analytics Advertising Features through Ads Settings and Ad Settings for mobile apps.

At any time, you can object to the use of cookies already set up on this Website, by contacting us at the following address: privacy@smartcom.bg.

6. Update of this cookie policy

We may change our Cookie Policy from time to time. When we change our Cookie Policy, we will communicate the updated policy on our Website. Please check this Cookie Policy regularly. If this Cookie Policy changes in the future, we will not use the personal information you have submitted to us under this Cookie Policy in a manner that is materially inconsistent with this Cookie Policy, without your prior consent.

7. Contact us

If you have any questions in relation to this Cookie Policy, you may contact us at: privacy@smartcom.bg.