What are Cookies?
Cookies are small files that websites place on your computer, mobile phone, tablet or other device. They remember that you have visited the website before. They make it easier for you to maintain your preferences and they enable certain features of the website to work, such as the shopping basket. They may also tailor the information or adverts you see on the site. This is important to us because we want to make sure our website is as user friendly as possible, ensuring you have a good experience when browsing or purchasing on our website.
Types of Cookies
Session cookies: these are stored while you’re browsing. They are deleted from your device automatically when you close your browser. Persistent cookies: these are saved on your computer so they don’t get deleted when you close your browser. We use persistent cookies when we need to remember who you are from one visit to the next, for example to remember your preferences.
Below are more details of the cookies used on our website.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site and will not be able to monitor its performance.
These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
Social Media Cookies
These cookies are set by a range of social media services that we have added to the site to enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit. If you do not allow these cookies you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools.
How can I manage or remove Cookies?
By default only strictly necessary cookies are active, as this is necessary for the operations of the websites. You can opt-in to other cookie categories (except strictly necessary cookies) by clicking on the “Cookie Settings” button, which will present you with multiple Cookie categories where you can click on the different category headings to find out more and change your default settings with the toggle buttons.
If you want to, you can manage or disable cookies from your browser and delete all cookies that are stored on your device. You can do this as often you want to. To find out how to do this for your particular browser you can go to "help" on your browser's menu or you can visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
What happens if I choose to disable Cookies?
You need to be aware that if you choose to disable cookies from your browser it may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Matrix Composite Materials co ltd website, and you may not get the best user experience.
Policy reviewed February 2022.