What is a cookie?
A cookie, or as it is known, is a small text file or information that is saved on your computer or mobile device (such as smart phone, tablet) when you visit our sites (smglobalnews.com) using mobile and desktop devices. Cookies usually contain the names of the websites they come from, their lifetime, and values that are randomly given numbers.
What Do We Use For?
It is used to personalize the users’ use of the website, mobile application and/or mobile site. This usage;
- Cookies that save your password and keep your website/mobile application/mobile site session open all the time, thus saving you the hassle of entering your password more than once each time you visit, and
- It contains cookies that remember and recognize the user in subsequent visits to the website, mobile application and/or mobile site.
Including how you use the website/mobile application/mobile site, such as where and from which devices the users connect to the website, mobile application and/or mobile site, what content they view on the website/mobile application/mobile site, and the duration of the visit; uses the website, mobile application and/or mobile site to determine how the user uses it.
It is used for the purpose of presenting content and advertisements suitable for the user’s interest, in other words, for targeted advertising or promotion.
Which Types Do We Use?
We use two types of cookies throughout our sites, session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary cookies and are only valid until you close your browser. Persistent cookies stay on your hard drive until you delete them or they expire (how long the cookies stay on your device will depend on the “lifetime” of the cookies).
Third Party Cookies (3th Party Cookies)
Our business partners, advertising platforms, social media platforms and these service providers, which provide analytical information collection services and are used throughout our site, may allow them to save cookies on your devices when you visit our sites so that they can provide their services. For more information about these cookies and for detailed information on how to control these cookies, please review the privacy policies or cookie policies of these third party institutions and organizations.
The SDK (Software Development Kit) of the relevant application is used instead of cookies in the mobile application.
How can you control or delete cookies?
Many internet browsers are set to automatically accept cookies by default. You can change these settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are sent to your device. There are several ways to manage cookies. For detailed information on how to adjust your browser settings, please refer to your browser’s instruction or help screen.
By following the steps below according to your internet browser type, you can learn about cookies,