SimplyGames Cookies

The SimplyGames website uses cookies which are small text files that we store on your computer. For more information about cookies you can visit many sites including www.allaboutcookies.org and www.aboutcookies.org.

EU Privacy Law now requires that we provide you with information about our cookies so that you can make an informed decision about whether you want to allow us to continue using them while you browse our site. Please be aware that some of our cookies are 'strictly necessary' for the operation of the site such as storing login statuses and managing the shopping basket and checkout process and preventing us using them will prevent you from using this site.

We do also use other cookies to enhance your expereince with us as well as some 3rd party cookies that will be set when other pieces of software such as analytics and affiliate programs are required. If you do not want cookies to be set you can block them using your web browser software. For more information about this you can carry out an internet search about 'blocking cookies' at google for example by clicking here.

SimplyGames Cookies

The cookies detailed below are set by our site and are mostly necessary for the operation of the site.

Cookie Name Duration Information
user 4 days (30 days) tba
user_currencies 10 years tba
remember_me 1 year tba
basket_id 2 days tba

3rd Party Cookies:

The SimplyGames website also uses other cookies for 3rd party applications including Google Analytics and our affiliate partner referral network/s. Please be aware that we do not pass any personal details to these applications and only use these applications to improve our site, it's operation and the service we provide to you. We have provided some detail about these cookies below further down the page.

We also provide social sharing tools such as Facebook and Twitter. If you use any of these tools you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control these cookies, so please check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Google Analytics:

To help us understand how your browse our website and to help us provide a better service to you we use Google Analytics for tracking site vists and browsing behaviour. We do not store as part of our analytics system or transmit to Google any personal data.

Cookie Name Duration Information
__utma 2 years This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
__utmb 30 minutes Holds timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor first visits the site.
__utmc session only Holds timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves the site.
__utmv 2 years Stores information used within Analytics to identify user as part of a custom segmentation.
__utmx 2 years Stores data pertaining to particular Website Optimizer test a user is part of.
__utmz 18 days Keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine they used, what link was clicked on, what keyword they used, and where in the world they are when they accessed the website.

Affiliate Partner Network/s:

Like most E-Commerce sites on the internet we use affiliate partners, who, from time to time may refer you to our site via comparision sites and similar shopping related web sites. If these referrals result in sales we in turn pay comission to those referring sites for the business they have generated. As part of the referring process cookies will be set so that we and the partners know that the sales have come from their site/s.

Our partners are currently working on their cookie documentation which we will display below as soon as we receive the information.