Smart Teachers’ Cookie Policy

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.

We use cookies to personalise your interface with our site and to remember you when you return. Cookies can also 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.

Your browser may have a feature to disable cookies or you can delete them if you wish and your interface will not be severely restricted.

Please note that cookies can’t harm your computer. We don’t store personally identifiable information in cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site. For example, they help us to identify and resolve errors, or to determine relevant related posts to show you when you’re browsing.

Disabling Cookies

Each browser is different, so check the ‘Managing cookies’ information below for your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

We’re giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent EU e-Privacy legislation, and to make sure we’re honest and clear about your privacy when using our website.

The Cookies We Set

When you submit data to through a form such as those found enabling you to submit an application, register a vacancy or refer a friend, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future submissions.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • Google Analytics
    These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, please visit Google Analytics Privacy Policy
  • Social media buttons
    We also use social media buttons on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, WordPress, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

If you take the opportunity to ‘share’ Smart Teachers content with friends through social networks you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so please check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Managing cookies

To enable cookies

If you’re not sure of the type and version of web browser you use to access the Internet:

  • For PCs: click on ‘Help’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘About’ option
  • For Macs: with the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select the ‘About’ option

How to check cookies are enabled for PCs

Google Chrome

  • Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options
  • Click the ‘Under the Hood’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button
  • Now select ‘Allow local data to be set’

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0

  • Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet options’ , then click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
  • Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser
  • Settings above Medium will disable cookies

Mozilla Firefox

  • Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options
  • Then select the Privacy icon
  • Click on Cookies, then select ‘allow sites to set cookies’

Safari

  • Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option
  • Click on ‘Security’, check the option that says ‘Block third-party and advertising cookies’
  • Click ‘Save’

How to check cookies are enabled for Macs

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX

  • Click on ‘Explorer’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Preferences’ options
  • Scroll down until you see ‘Cookies’ under Receiving Files
  • Select the ‘Never Ask’ option
  • Safari on OSX

    • Click on ‘Safari’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option
    • Click on ‘Security’ then ‘Accept cookies’
    • Select the ‘Only from site you navigate to’
    • Mozilla and Netscape on OSX

      • Click on ‘Mozilla’ or ‘Netscape’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option
      • Scroll down until you see cookies under ‘Privacy & Security’
      • Select ‘Enable cookies for the originating web site only’
      • Opera

        • Click on ‘Menu’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Settings’
        • Then select ‘Preferences’, select the ‘Advanced’ tab
        • Then select ‘Accept cookies’ option

        All other browsers

        Please consult your documentation or online help files.

        More Information

        Hopefully this has clarified things for you, however if you are still looking for more information then please feel free to contact us.