Technical Overview & Requirements

Browser Compatability

Having the most up to date browser assists in the speed and security of access to the InvestSMART website. The table below shows the preferred browsers for viewing this website.

Browser Overview
Browser Version Comments Vendor Website
   Internet Explorer 5.x and above Recommended browser. Version 6 and above recommended. Microsoft
   Mozilla FireFox 1.x and above Good compatability. Recommend version 1.06 and above. Mozilla
   Netscape 6.x and above Good compatability. Recommend version 7 and above. Netscape


The security of our client's information is of the utmost importance to us. Where information is deemed sensitive, the InvestSMART site is protected by 128-bit SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) security. This means all information is transmitted and received using secure, highly encrypted transmissions. You can confirm that a particular page is secured by ensuring a symbol of a lock appears at the top or bottom (depending on the version) of your browser. In addition to this, each secured page will display the following logo below the left-hand menu (you can click on this logo at anytime to verify InvestSMART's security status)...

When you enter your details via the InvestSMART website, whether it's personal details or investment data, you can be assured that we have taken all possible measures to ensure the privacy and security of your information. Please click here to review our Privacy Policy


In order to login to the InvestSMART website you need to configure your web browser to allow cookies.

A cookie is a small data file that contains information about your visit to a web site. This information is provided by your computer during your first visit to a web server and when logging in as a specific user. The server records this information in a text file and stores this file on your hard drive. When you visit the same web site again, the server looks for the cookie and structures itself based on the information provided and allows you to move through the site without the need to login for each page.

Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to warn you before accepting cookies. If you have set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. We use cookies to help us improve our service to visitors to our site and to ensure that our site stays easy to navigate and useful.

Viewing Documents

The majority of documents found on the InvestSMART website, such as Prospectuses and Product Disclosure Statements (PDS), are available in the Portable Document Format (PDF). To view these documents you will need software capable of reading this format. InvestSMART recommends Adobe Acrobat Reader for this purpose. This software is free and can be downloaded by clicking on the button below...

Adobe Acrobat


You may want to print sections of our site, firstly click onto the section of the page containing the text, then click on your "Print" button.


A number of areas on the site have been enhanced through the use of plug-ins e.g. Adobe Acrobat Reader, Macromedia Flash etc.


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