Cookies policy

Like most websites, the Simply website uses cookies. On this page we’ll explain more about cookies and how we use them to make your browsing experience better. By using this website you are agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy. We’ll also give you guidance on how to ‘block’ and ‘delete’ cookies.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are files, often including unique identifiers, used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website, and to identify users returning to a website and increase the user experience.

Cookies can be classed as “persistent” or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

We use both session cookies and persistent cookies on this website.


Why do we use cookies?

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. The cookies used on the website include those which are ‘necessary’ cookies for access and navigation, cookies that track usage (statistics cookies) and cookies that provide you with targeted content or advertising (marketing cookies).

We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:

  1. to recognise your computer when you visit the website
  2. to track you as you navigate the website, and to enable the use of any e-commerce facilities
  3. to improve the website’s usability
  4. to analyse the use of the website
  5. in the administration of the website
  6. to personalise the website for you, including targeting advertisements which may be of particular interest to you.

What cookies do we use on our site?
Cookie Category Cookie Name Provider Type
Necessary JSESSIONID SalesIQ – ZOHO Session
Necessary _gd# Simply.Finance Session
Statistics _ga Google Analytics Persistent
Statistics _gali Google Analytics Session
Statistics _gat Google Analytics Session
Statistics _gid Google Analytics Session
Marketing Collect Google Analytics Session
Marketing r/connect Google Analytics Session
Marketing 8fa6dbc102 Sales IQ – ZOHO Session
Marketing LS_CSRF_TOKEN Sales IQ – ZOHO Session

Third party cookies

When you use the website, you may also be sent third party cookies. These are common in scenarios when entering the website through search engines or clicking on links to external websites, in particular social media.

They may use the information they obtain from your use of their cookies and are subject to their own cookie policies found on their websites.


How can you block cookies?

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example:

Internet Explorer – Click “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector;

Firefox – Click “Tools”, “Options”, and un-checking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box.

Google Chrome – Click “Options”, “Under the hood”, Content Settings in the “Privacy” section. Click on the Cookies tab in the Content Settings.

Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you may not be able to use certain website features.


How can you delete cookies?

You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer:

Internet Explorer – manually delete cookie files

Firefox – “Clear private data” (this setting can be changed by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Settings” in the “Private Data” box) and then clicking “Clear private data” in the “Tools” menu. Cookies option will need to be selected.

Google Chrome – Adjust your cookie permissions by clicking “Options”, “Under the hood”, Content Settings in the “Privacy” section. Click on the Cookies tab in the Content Settings.

Doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.


Need more info?

If you have any concerns or uncertainty with this policy, please contact dpl@simply.finance