Cookie Policy

Use of cookies

We use cookies and similar tools on our website to improve its performance and enhance your user experience. This policy explains how we do that.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. When you return to a previously visited website – or visit a website that uses the same cookies – that website will recognise these cookies and therefore your device.

Cookies perform essential functions, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your site preferences and generally improving your browsing experience.

What cookies do we use?

The section below describes the types of cookies most frequently used on the Smart Matrix Ltd website and explains their use.

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around our website and use its features. Without them, services that you’ve asked for can’t be provided. These cookies don’t gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the internet.

Cookie Name Purpose
Smart Matrix Ltd __cfduid

Used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address that visitors are coming from. It does not correspond to any userid in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.

This cookie is strictly necessary for site security operations and can’t be turned off.

Smart Matrix Ltd PHPSESSID Used to create a unique session for a visitor’s device. Ensures that when a user is logged in, this status is maintained between pages. The cookie does not collect or store any personal or device information.

Performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how you use our website, for example which pages you go to most often and whether you experience any difficulty using our site. Overall, these cookies provide us with analytical information about how the website is performing and how we can improve it.

Cookie Name Purpose
Google Analytics _ga
_gat
_gid
collect

Used by Google Analytics to collect information about how our website is used. Information is collected in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come from and the pages they visited.

Opt-out of Google Analytics cookies

How to change your cookie settings

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.

The instructions for these vary from browser to browser and they may change from time to time as new versions are released.

Here are some links to instructions for the most common browsers. If your browser is not listed below, please visit All About Cookies where you may find more information about your specific browser, or select the “Help” menu in your browser.