What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies allow a site or services to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.
What types of cookies does SmarterChains use?
There are generally four categories of cookies: "Strictly Necessary," "Performance," "Functionality," and "Targeting." SmarterChains routinely uses all four categories of cookies on the website. You can find out more about each cookie category below.
How long will cookies stay on my device?
The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a "persistent" or "session" cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.
First and third party cookies
First-party cookies are cookies that belong to SmarterChains, third-party cookies are cookies that another party places on your device through our website. Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service for SmarterChains, for example to help us understand how our service is being used. Third-party cookies may also be placed on your device by our business partners so that they can use them to advertise products and services to you elsewhere on the Internet.
How to control and delete cookies
If you do not want to receive cookies, you can change your browser settings on your computer or other device you're using to access our website. If you use our website without changing your browser settings, we'll assume that you're happy to receive all cookies on the SmarterChains website. Most browsers provide functionality that lets you review and erase cookies, including SmarterChains cookies. Please note that the SmarterChains site will not work properly without cookies.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org, or www.aboutcookies.org.