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Full Name:
Smart Shopper
Type: Adware
Also Known As: SmartShopper
Created By: Smart Shopper Networks Ltd
Category Description: Program that delivers advertisements on your PC.

Note that many websites have their own advertising, unrelated to adware.

Adware is any software application in which advertising is displayed while the program is running. The authors of these applications include additional code that delivers the ads, which can be viewed through pop-up windows or through a bar that appears on a computer screen and sometimes through text links or in integrated search results. Adware may or may not track personal information. It may also gather information anonymously or in aggregate only. Users should check the EULA and Privacy policy to ensure if the adware on their machines conforms to their standards.
Official Description: This shopping agent doesn't display pop-ups advertisements. When visiting certain sites, a sidebar will appear on the left hand side of your IE browser displaying smartshopper contextual ads.

Comment: From Privacy Policy: SmartShopper collects and stores aggregated information about the web pages its users view and the data they enter in search engine search fields while using the SmartShopper software (the "Service"). SmartShopper uses this information to determine which alternative offers to display on your browser window pane.

For every web page you view while using the Service, the SmartShopper software transmits from your computer to the SmartShopper server and stores the following information: your Internet Protocol (IP) Address; the Full Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of the web page you are visiting; general information about your browser and your computer's operating system; your SmartShopper cookie number and the date and time the above information is logged. We also collect and store the following SmartShopper usage statistics: what is clicked on the browser window pane; the amount of time the Service is used during each session; which keyword searches are performed and what alternative results are received during any given session.

If you are only visiting our site (www.smartshopper.com), we collect the following information: the URL of the web page from which you came; your IP Address; the date and time of each page you view; the name of and information about any advertisement that brought you to our web site; and computer and connection information. If the URL of the page from which you came contains any PII about you, we will not attempt to determine your identity by analyzing the URL in any way.

See full privacy policy here: http://www.smartshopper.com/Legal/SS_Privacy.htm
Information URL: http://www.smartshopper.com/smartshopper/Browsing/Index.aspx

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