Cookie Policy

The present policy of use of Cookies refers to the websites operated by 3ANTS DEVELOPMENT & STRATEGIES, S.L. under the domain names “smartprotection.com, smartmediaprotection.com, smartpublishingprotection.com and smartbrandprotection”.

The purpose of this policy is to govern and regulate the website by whoever accesses it from any communication platform.

What is a cookie?

A Cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your PC, telephone or any other device, with information about your navigation on that website. Cookies are necessary to facilitate browsing and to make it more user-friendly, and they do not damage your computer.

While this Policy uses the general term “Cookies”, as they are the main method for storing information used by this website, the browser’s “Local Storage” space is also used for the same purposes as the Cookies. All the information included in this section is also applicable to this “Local Storage”.

These files allow the storage in the user’s terminal of data quantities ranging from a few kilobytes to several Megabytes.

Next, a classification of the cookies is made according to a series of categories.

However, it is necessary to take into account that the same cookie can be included in more than one category.

1. Types of cookies according to the entity that manages them

Depending on the entity that manages the equipment or domain from which the cookies are sent and treat the data obtained, we can distinguish:

· Own cookies: These are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or a domain name managed by the editor itself where the service request is provided by the user.

· Third party cookies: Those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain name that is not managed by the publisher, but it is sent by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.

In case cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the publisher, but the information collected by them is managed by a third party, they cannot be considered as own cookies.

The companies or platforms that collect cookies are, 3Ants, WordPress, Google Analytics, Pardot, Salesforce, LinkedIn.

2. Types of cookies according to the period of time they remain activated

Depending on the period of time remaining activated in the terminal equipment, we can distinguish:

· Session cookies: They are a type of cookies designed to collect and store data while the user accesses to a web page. They are used to store information that only are interesting  to keep the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (eg a list of products purchased).

· Persistent cookies: These are a type of cookies where the data is stored in the terminal and it can be accessed and processed during a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.

Below you will find the Cookies used by 3ANTS DEVELOPMENT & STRATEGIES S.L.

3. Types of cookies according to their purpose

Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained through cookies are processed, we can distinguish between:

· Technical cookies: they allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application form and the use of different options or services that exist in it, for example, to control the traffic and data communication, to identify the session, to access to restricted parts, to remember the elements that make up an order, to perform the purchase process of an order, to make the request for registration or participation in an event, to use security elements during navigation, to store content for the broadcast videos or sound.  To share content through social networks, the company and the website use this type of cookies when you proceed to perform navigation in it.

· Personalization cookies: they allow the user to access the service with some predefined general characteristics based on a series of criteria in the user’s terminal, such as language, the type of browser through which the user accesses the service, the regional configuration from where you access to the service, etc… The company uses this type of Cookies in the website in order to display the website in the User’s language.

· Cookies of analysis: they allow the person responsible for them to monitor and analyze the behavior of users in the websites to which they are linked, the company on its websites use this type of cookies in order to analyze visitors and to complete the navigation in our website.

The information collected through this type of cookies is used in the measurement of the activity of the websites, application or platform and for the elaboration of navigation´s profiles of the users of said sites, applications and platforms, in order to introduce improvements in function of the analysis of the usage data made by the users of the service.

Regarding the processing of data collected through analytical cookies, the working group of the Article 29 has stated that, although they are not exempt from the duty to obtain informed consent  of their use, it is unlikely that they represent a risk for the privacy of the users, always in the case of first-party cookies that treat aggregated data with a strictly statistical purpose, that information is provided on their use and include the possibility that users express their refusal on its use.

· Advertising cookies: they allow the management in the most efficient way possible, of advertising spaces that, if applicable, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided based on criteria such as the content edited or the frequency in which the ads are displayed.

· Behavioral advertising cookies: they allow the management, in the most efficient way possible, of the advertising spaces that, if applicable, the editor has included in a web page, application or platform from which the requested service is provided.

These cookies store information on user behavior obtained through the continuous observation of your browsing habits, which allows you to develop a specific profile to display ads based on it, the company on your website uses this type of cookies called also Advertising cookies + Behavioral advertising cookies, with the purpose of use when we hire programmatic advertising or alike look campaigns.

The validity of these cookies is the estimated necessary so that the objectives can be achieved and in no case will be used for any purpose other than those previously stated.

The User has the possibility to configure his Internet browser so he has a better control of the cookies.

For more information, below are the cookies used by 3ANTS DEVELOPMENT & STRATEGIES on their website.

Source: Salesforce.com (Pardot)

Aims: Session management Authentication of Users. Content management.

Type: Functional and session.

Expiration: From the life of the users’ session.

Management: These cookies should not be blocked. These cookies can be deleted after the user completes the session.

Source: Google

Aims: Web analytics and online publicity.

Type: Persistent and third parties.

Expiration: From the duration of the user’s session up to 2 years from the last use of the website by the user.

Management: These cookies may be blocked. These cookies can be managed using the tools at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. For more information about Google Analytics privacy, visit https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245

Source: Google

Aims: Web analytics and online publicity.

Type: Persistent and third parties.

Expiration: From the duration of the user’s session up to 2 years from the last use of the website by the user.

Management: These cookies may be blocked. These cookies can be managed using the tools at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. For more information about Google Analytics privacy, visit https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245

Source: WordPress

Aims: Session management Authentication of Users Content Management.

Type: Functional and session.

Expiration: The duration is 48 hours or close the browser or 14 days by checking the box in the “remember me” access.

Management: These cookies can be blocked. These cookies can be deleted after the user completes the session. https://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Cookiessesión. https://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Cookies

Source: LinkedIn

Aims: Web analytics and online publicity.

Type: Persistent and session.

Expiration: From the duration of the user’s session up to 2 years from the last use of the website by the user.

Management: These cookies may be blocked. These cookies can be managed using the tools in https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/advertising/ for LinkedIn members and https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls for other users. More information about LinkedIn cookies is available at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy/.

4. Authorization for the use of Cookies and the Revocation of consent

In accordance with the provisions of the Cookies Policy that appears on this website, the Visitor accepts that, by browsing, expressly consents to the use of the cookies described.

However, the User may revoke their consent that was originally provided, as well as exercise their rights of access, rectification, deletion, opposition, treatment limitation and portability of the data through the email address legal@smartprotection.com providing identification documents.

5. Deactivation or elimination of Cookies

There is an option for the User that allow him to block or allow the use of cookies in his account, or delete all Cookies that have been installed on his computer. In the event that the User proceeds to deactivate it, it may happen that the services provided are no longer available.

3ANTS DEVELOPMENT & STRATEGIES S.L. is not responsible in case that browsers prevent or hinder from the deactivation or elimination of Cookies.