This policy explains what cookies are and how they are used by Simply Be on our website and applications. We encourage you to read the policy in full so that you understand what information we collect using cookies and how we use that information.
When you visit our website, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. A cookie is a simple ‘text file’ which typically contains two pieces of information: a site name and a unique user Identifier using your Internet Protocol address. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it may be linked with other information we hold about you in order to give you a more personalised shopping experience when using our website. With your permission we may also share information about your use of our site with third parties for social media, advertising and analytics and the information may be combined with other information that you’ve provided to those third parties or that they’ve collected from your use of their services.
We use the following types of cookies on our websites and mobile applications:
These cookies are essential to make our website work. Without these cookies,our website cannot operate effectively-Things like ‘Wishlist’, ‘Checkout’ and ‘Add to Bag’.
These cookies allow us to measure and analyse how our customers use the site, to improve both its functionality and your shopping experience.These cookies do not collect information that identifies you, instead they aggregate masses of data to provide information about how our website is performing.
When you are browsing or shopping, these cookies remember your preferences and help improve your shopping experience. These include things like remembering your browsing and language preferences or your chosen image size, meaning we can serve you the best possible experience each time you visit our site.
These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We use this information to deliver advertisements which are more relevant to you. They create personalised content that helps display advertisements that are relevant to you such as product recommendations and styles that you will love. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose and you may see our advertisements while using other third-party websites.
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.
To make full use of your online experience, your computer or device will need to accept cookies. If cookies are not enabled on your computer or device you will be unable to log in, add products to your shopping bag, make purchase sor receive an experience personalised to you.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them for in the below tables:
|OptanonAlertBoxClosed||This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust. It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down. It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user. The cookie has a one year lifespan and contains no personal information.|
|JSESSIONID||General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written in JSP. Usually used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server.|
|OptanonConsent||This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor.|
|bm_mi||Bot Manager -Fraud Prevention. This cookieis used to analyse traffic to determine if it is automated traffic generated by IT systems or a human user.|
|ak_bmsc||Akamai cookie to optimize site performance and security.|
|_abck||Anti-bot JS Library identification.|
|secureToken||Without this cookie, any secure content such as SignIn, Registration and Check Out cannot be completed. The cookie enables you to access secure pages on our website.|
|bm_sz||Akamai - Bot Manager / Fraud Protection.|
|AKA_A2||This cookie is generally provided by Akamai and is used for the Advanced Acceleration feature, which enables DNS Prefetch and HTTP2 Push.|
|__cfduid||This host is used by OneTrust for hosting the Cookie Consent tool script. It is used to manage cookies on websites.|
|__cfduid||This domain is owned by OneTrust, a privacy management software which helps organizations achieve compliance with global regulations.|
|_gclxxxx||Google conversion tracking cookie.|
|zte2095||This cookie is generally set to enhance the performance and functionality of the website. However, it is nonessential to its use.|
|_gid||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information isavailable from Google. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.|
|_gat||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate -limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.|
|_ga||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics -which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.|
|__cf_bm||The __cf_bm cookie is a cookie necessary to support Cloudflare Bot Management, currently in private beta. As part of our bot management service, this cookie helps manage incoming traffic that matches criteria associated with bots.|
|_dc_gtm_UA-xxxxxxxx||This cookie is associated with sites using Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and code into a page. Where it is used it may be regarded as Strictly Necessary as without it, other scripts may not function correctly. The end of the name is a unique number which is also an identifier for an associated Google Analytics account.|
|_help_center_session||This cookie aids in session for the Zendesk guide.|
|__zlcmid||Live chat widget sets the cookies to store the Zopim Live Chat ID used to identify a device across visits.|
|_br_uid_2||Created by the BloomReach tracking pixel library (BrTrk). It creates a unique anonymous identifier for every browser or device.|
|RT||Akamai - Referrer Tracker.|
|__zlcstore||Zopim -Owned by Zendesk.|
|productGridView_3x||We use this Cookie to remember our customers preferences around larger or smaller images on the Product List Page for the next time they return to ourwebsites.|
|__cfduid||Cookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlareit is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.|
|__cfruid||Cookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to identify trusted web traffic.|
|eupubconsent||This cookie is used by the IAB Europe Transparency & Consent Framework to store the user's consent to the data collection Purposes. The cookie holds an encrypted consent string that vendors participating in the framework can read and determine the user's consent.|
|__zlcid||This domain is owned by Zendesk. This particular domain for the company ensures that all Zendesk features and functionality are added to the site correctly.|
|AWSALB||Zopim is owned by Zendesk - Widget chat|
|__cfduid||Cookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.|
|__cfruid||Cookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlareit is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.|
|AWSALBCORS||Zopim is owned by Zendesk - Widget chat|
|mt.sc||Monetate -This cookie tests and adapts our site to offer an improved customer experience. It stores an anonymous ID with other information regarding your current session. We use this information to create, adapt and improve the online customer experience.|
|mt.promoCookie||Monetate cookie used as our personalisation engine to display relevant promotional messages, offers, and creative on our website. Monetate helps us quickly piece together data from a variety of into a single view of our customers that then allows us to target experiences in real-time for our customers. An example of this could be a banner showing a promotional code if you are a new customer.|
|mt.v||Monetate cookie used to test different website improvements and measure the effectiveness.|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||This cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos.|
|CONSENT||YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.|
|YSC||YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of theirown and other websites.|
|test_cookie||This domain is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real time bidding advertising exchange.|
You can manage which non-essential cookies you allow us to use at any point by clicking the ‘Cookies Settings’ button at the bottom of this page. Using the menu you can manage your cookie preferences by enabling or disabling the non-essential cookies you allow us to use and you can change your preferences at any time.
You can also enable, disable and delete any cookies that are already on your device through your internet browser. If you choose to disable cookies through your browser our website may not operate correctly and you may not be able to access secure areas of our website or make purchases. If you choose to delete your cookies, you may have to update your preferences with us again and the experience you receive upon returning to our site for the first time may be slightly degraded until our cookies update with your preferences again.
Click the links below to learn how to manage your cookie preferences through your browser:
We use Targeted Advertising Cookies to remember the products and services you are interested in when browsing our website. If you later view certain selected third-party websites or social media platforms, we areable to provide advertisements relating to those products and services that you have shown interest. The advertisement could appear in different formats,such as this example below: