use of cookies

simplehuman (UK) Ltd

Last updated: July 9, 2022 uses “cookies”. Cookies enable you to use the shopping basket and personalise your experience on our site. They also tell us which parts of our website people have visited, help us measure the effectiveness of adverts and web searches, and give us insights into user behaviour so we can improve our communications and products.

If you want to disable cookies, you can do so from your browser. You can find out how to do this by going to the help menu in your browser or the about cookies website.

Because cookies are used throughout, disabling them may prevent you from using certain parts of the site. uses the following cookies:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential for browsing the site and using features like the shopping basket.

Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about how you use the site, such as which pages you visit most. This data helps simplehuman optimise the site and make it easier for you to navigate. These cookies are also used to let affiliates know if you came to the site from an affiliate and if your visit resulted in the purchase of a product, including details of the product purchased. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies you. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow our site to remember choices you make while browsing. For example, we may store your geographic location in a cookie to ensure that we show you our website localised for your area. They may also be used to keep track of what featured products or videos have been viewed to avoid repetition. The information these cookies collect will not personally identify you, and they cannot track your browsing activity on non-simplehuman websites.

Third-Party Cookies

We use Google Maps to power our retailer locator. This uses a cookie set from the Google server to help you locate your nearest simplehuman retailer. When you visit our retailer locator page for the first time, you will see a grey box at the top of the page requesting your permission for the site to use your computer’s location. If you allow this, the cookie will be enabled. If you deny it, the cookie will not be enabled. Either way you will still be able to use our retailer locator. For more about this location information cookie, please see Google’s privacy policy. simplehuman has also implemented Google Analytics features based on Display Advertising, such as Google Analytics Demographics. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise Google Display Network ads using the Ads Settings. In addition, you can use the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on to disable tracking by Google Analytics. simplehuman will use the data provided by Google Analytics Demographics to develop the Services and content around our users' interests. For more about what data Google Analytics collects, please see the Google Analytics privacy policy.