1.0 Introduction

This policy was last updated on 28 September 2018.

1.1 Overview

SMX may use cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies when you visit the SMX website, including any other media form, media channel, mobile website or mobile application related or connected thereto to help customise the website and improve your experience.

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date at the top of this policy. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated policy on the website.

You are encouraged to periodically review this policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised policy by your continued use of the website after the date such reviewed policy is published.

1.2 Definition
1.2.1 Cookie

A “cookie” is a string of information which assigns you a unique identifier that we store on your computer. Your browser then provides that unique identifier to use each time you submit a query to the website. We use cookies on our website to, among other things, keep track of services you have used, record registration information, record your user preferences, keep you logged into our website, and track the pages you visit.

1.2.2 Web beacons

"Web beacons" or "tags" are small electronic files which are also referred to as clear gif, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs. They are tiny object or image embedded scripts included in web pages, emails, and ads that permit us to record number of users who have visited specific pages.

2.0 Use of Various Cookies

The following types of cookies may be used when you visit the SMX website:

  • Analytics cookies
  • Standard cookies
  • Personalisation cookies
  • Website management cookies
2.1 Analytics cookies

Analytics cookies monitor how users reached the website, and how they interact with and move around once on the website. These cookies let us know what features on the website are working the best and what features on the website can be improved.

2.2 Standard cookies

Our cookies are “standard cookies”, and can be either permanent or temporary. These are necessary cookies, without which the website won not work properly or be able to provide certain features and functionalities. Some of these may be manually disabled in your browser, but may affect the functionality of the website.

2.3 Personalisation cookies

Personalisation cookies are used to recognise repeat visitors to the website. We use these cookies to record your browsing history, the pages you have visited, and your settings and preferences each time you visit the website.

2.4 Site management cookies

Website management cookies are used to maintain your identity or session on the website so that you are not logged off unexpectedly, and any information you enter is retained from page to page.

3.0 Tracking Technologies

In addition to cookies, we may use web beacons, pixel tags, and other tracking technologies on the website to help customise the website and improve your experience. They are used to track the number of users who have visited particular pages and viewed emails, and acquire other statistical data. They collect only a limited set of data, such as a cookie number, time and date of page or email view, and a description of the page or email on which they reside. However, you can limit their use by controlling the cookies that interact with them.

4.0 Restricting Cookies

Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, If you want to have cookies read or dropped on your devices, you can adjust the setting on your web browser to restrict the setting of some or all of the cookies and to alert you when a cookie has been dropped into your web browser.

Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the website.

For more information on how to control cookies, check your browser or device’s settings for how you can control or restrict cookies, or visit the following links: