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Cookie Policy

By using the www.smartmbs.ie website, you agree that we can place cookies on your device as described in this Cookie Statement.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that website among its many uses. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

Smart MBS use of Cookies

Smart MBS collects information during your visit to our website through the use of Cookies. We use these Cookies for a variety of reasons, most commonly to distinguish you from other users of our website and to help us compile aggregate statistics about usage of our website. We also use Cookies to help us provide you with a positive experience when you browse our website, help improve our content, and to personalise your visit.

Main Smart MBS Cookies

We use 4 different types/classifications of cookies

Necessary

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Functional

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third-party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Performance

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance and user experience of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Targeting

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

 

The table below is a list of the main Cookies set by our website. We also are providing both the purpose and the name of each Cookie. Please note that we may from time to time modify or update our Cookies. When that happens, we will update this list accordingly. 

 

COOKIE NAME

PROVIDER

CATEGORY

EXPIRY

DESCRIPTION

U

adsymptotic.com

advertisement

3 months

 

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

youtube.com

advertisement

6 months

Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.

UserMatchHistory

linkedin.com

advertisement

a month

These cookies are set by LinkedIn for advertising purposes, including: tracking visitors so that more relevant ads can be presented, allowing users to use the 'Apply with LinkedIn' or the 'Sign-in with LinkedIn' functions, collecting information about how visitors use the site, etc.

bscookie

linkedin.com

advertisement

2 years

Used by LinkedIn to track the use of embedded services.

lidc

linkedin.com

advertisement

a day

Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.

bcookie

linkedin.com

advertisement

2 years

Used by LinkedIn to track the use of embedded services.

_hjSessionUser_1096794

smartmbs.ie

analytics

a year

 

_hjSession_1096794

smartmbs.ie

analytics

30 minutes

 

__hssrc

smartmbs.ie

analytics

session

Used to determine if a session is a new session

__hssc

smartmbs.ie

analytics

30 minutes

Analytics session cookie

hubspotutk

smartmbs.ie

analytics

6 months

Contains visitor's identity

__hstc

smartmbs.ie

analytics

6 months

Analytics tracking cookie

_gat

smartmbs.ie

analytics

a minute

Used to monitor number of Google Analytics server requests when using Google Tag Manager

li_sugr

linkedin.com

analytics

3 months

Used to make a probabilistic match of a user's identity outside the Designated Countries

_ga

smartmbs.ie

analytics

2 years

ID used to identify users

_gat_gtag_UA_70091973_1

smartmbs.ie

analytics

a minute

 

_gid

smartmbs.ie

analytics

a day

ID used to identify users for 24 hours after last activity

AnalyticsSyncHistory

linkedin.com

functionality

a month

Used to store information about the time a sync with the lms_analytics cookie took place for users in the Designated Countries

_hjFirstSeen

smartmbs.ie

functionality

30 minutes

The cookie is set so Hotjar can track the beginning of the user's journey for a total session count. It does not contain any identifiable information.

_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress

smartmbs.ie

functionality

30 minutes

The cookie is set so Hotjar can track the beginning of the user's journey for a total session count. It does not contain any identifiable information.

_hjIncludedInSessionSample

smartmbs.ie

functionality

2 minutes

This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site's daily session limit

lang

linkedin.com

functionality

session

Used to remember a user's language setting

YSC

youtube.com

functionality

session

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

_hjIncludedInPageviewSample

smartmbs.ie

functionality

2 minutes

This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site's pageview limit.

__cfruid

smartmbs.ie

necessary

session

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.

_GRECAPTCHA

google.com

necessary

6 months

Google reCAPTCHA sets a necessary cookie (_GRECAPTCHA) when executed for the purpose of providing its risk analysis.

__hs_cookie_cat_pref

smartmbs.ie

necessary

6 months

 

__cf_bm

hubspot.com

necessary

30 minutes

Cloud flare's bot products identify and mitigate automated traffic to protect your site from bad bots. Cloudflare places the __cf_bm cookie on End User devices that access Customer sites that are protected by Bot Management or Bot Fight Mode. The __cf_bm cookie is necessary for the proper functioning of these bot solutions.

hs_ab_test

smartmbs.ie

necessary

session

Used to consistently serve visitors the same version of an A/B test page they’ve seen before

__hs_do_not_track

smartmbs.ie

necessary

6 months

Prevents the tracking code from sending any information to HubSpot

__cf_bm

smartmbs.ie

necessary

30 minutes

Cloud flare's bot products identify and mitigate automated traffic to protect your site from bad bots. Cloudflare places the __cf_bm cookie on End User devices that access Customer sites that are protected by Bot Management or Bot Fight Mode. The __cf_bm cookie is necessary for the proper functioning of these bot solutions.

 

How to control cookies

You can control acceptance of Cookies by modifying your Internet Browser preferences. You have the ability to accept all Cookies, to be notified when a Cookie is set or to reject all Cookies. Please note that, if you choose to block all Cookies (including essential Cookies) you may not be able to access all or part of our site and may be unable to use those services or engage in activities that require the placement of Cookies.

How do I change my Cookie settings?

You can opt out of each cookie category (except necessary cookies) by clicking on the “cookie settings” button below.

You may, at any time, delete or configure cookies by configuring your internet browser. Please visit the dedicated help sections of your browser for information on cookie settings:

Internet Explorer
Firefox
Chrome
Safari web and Safari for iOS

For more detailed information on how to control cookies you may wish to visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/

 

Third Party Sites

Please be aware that other websites that may be accessed through our site may collect personally identifiable information about you.  The information practices of those third-party websites linked to www.smartmbs.ie are not covered by this Cookies Statement and you should review their Cookies Statement when visiting any such site.

 

Third-Party Cookies

For more information on how third-party companies collect and use information on our behalf, please refer to their privacy policies:

Third-Party

Privacy Statement

Google

https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/

HubSpot

https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy

Hotjar

https://www.hotjar.com/legal/policies/privacy/

LinkedIn

https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Cloudflare

https://www.cloudflare.com/privacypolicy/

 Security

Your Personal Data, which includes Cookie information is held on secure servers hosted by our Internet Service Provider. The nature of the Internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the Internet. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. However, we will take all reasonable steps (including appropriate technical and organisational measures) to protect your Personal Data.

Changes to this Cookies Statement
Any changes to this Cookies Statement will be posted on this website so you are always aware of our policy with respect to the use of cookies.

 

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