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Essential Cookies

Essential cookies allow us to remember the choices you make on our site and to provide enhanced and more personalised features, such as acknowledging a service announcement, remembering if we have asked you to participate in a promotion and for other services you request. These features help us to improve your visit to our website and are essential to the funcionality of the website and so cannot be disabled.

Non-Essential Cookies

The non-essential cookies on our website are mainly analytical cookies and are used to track visitors on the website. They are crucial in measuring the performance of a website and to optimise it. If you do not wish for us to track your usage you can disable these here

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Cookie Policy

Cookies enable us to improve our website as they distinguish you from other users of the site by providing analytics about how visitors use it. They also enable us to recognise and count the number of visitors and how they navigate the site. We do not use cookies to collect or record personal information such as your name, address or payment details.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on your computer or mobile device when you access some websites. Cookies enable a website to recognise your device and help your browser navigate the site by allowing you to log in automatically and remember any settings you choose during previous visits. Cookies do not harm your computer.

Can you block cookies?

Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our site. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but these can be blocked. By using and browsing this website, you consent to cookies being used in accordance with this Cookie Policy. If you do not consent, you must either disable cookies or refrain from using this website.  This can be done by changing the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. You can also manage your cookie preferences on this website by clicking Manage Cookies. Bear in mind though that if you change your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

How to check browser settings for cookies

To check which browser you use:

  • PC – go to ‘Help’ and select the ‘About’ option
  • Mac – click on the Apple menu within the browser and select the ‘About’ option

Then follow the instructions below to check if you have cookies enabled on your computer:


Microsoft Internet Explorer 6,7,8 and 9
Go to ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window then select ‘Internet options’ and click on the ‘Privacy’ tab – Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below to enable cookies

Mozilla Firefox
Go to ‘Tools’ and select ‘Options’ – Click the ‘Privacy’ icon – Click on ‘Cookies’ and choose ‘Allow sites to set cookies’

Google Chrome
Go to ‘Tools’ and select ‘Options’ – Click ‘Under the Hood’ and select the ‘Content settings’ button within the ‘Privacy’ section – Choose ‘Allow local data to be set’


Safari on OSX
Click ‘Safari’ and select ‘Preferences’ – Click ‘Security’ then ‘Accept cookies’

Mozilla and Netscape on OSX
Click on ‘Mozilla’ or ‘Netscape’ and select ‘Preferences’ – Find ‘Cookies’ under ‘Privacy & Security’ – Select ‘Enable cookies for the originating web site only’

Microsoft Internet Explorer on OSX
Click ‘Explorer’ and select ‘Preferences’ – Find ‘Cookies’ under ‘Receiving Files’ – Select ‘Never Ask’

Click ‘Menu’ and select ‘Settings’ – Select ‘Preferences’ and then ‘Advanced’ – Select ‘Accept cookies’

Which cookies do we use on our site?

The following cookies are used on our site:

Cookie name Purpose of cookie
SMP-Reviews These cookies enable us to display review statistics to help us improve our services and your experience. You can read more information about how data is stored on the Smart Money People’s website
_gcl_au Google AdSense. This cookie is used by Google Analytics to understand user interaction with the website.
_gid Google Universal Analytics. This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.
sc_is_visitor_unique StatCounter unique visitor tracking cookie. This cookie is used to store a random ID to avoid counting a visitor more than once.
KMCookiesAccepted A cookie to detect if you have acknowledged the cookie policy notice
XSRF-TOKEN Generic cross site request forgery prevention cookie
_gat_UA-49857441-1 Google analytics tracking cookie. This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to.
NID This cookie is used to a profile based on user’s interest and display personalized ads to the users.
_ga This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
__cfduid Generic CloudFlare functional cookie
sc_medium_source This cookie is set by the website and used to determine the source of your visit to the website.

Where can I find out more information about cookies?

If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, please visit – please note that this is an external website.

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