About P&G’s use of Cookies

The P&G family of brands and trusted third parties provide a variety of services on our websites and mobile applications using cookies. We place cookies on your electronic device in order to provide you with rich personalized access to essential services as well as provide other services we believe will enhance your visit. We believe this maximizes consumer confidence in our services.

Per Directive 2009/136/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, we may require a visitor to a P&G site to explicitly provide their choice reqarding the use of cookies on that site. Providing explicit choice is driven by the implementation of this directive in each EU country. While compliance is directed to residents of the specific EU country, any visitor to these P&G sites will need to respond to the cookie prompt.

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are small files placed on your computer, tablet or mobile device by a website or mobile app. The cookie has a unique ID assigned to your device, but does not contain any of your personal information like name or email address. It helps to navigate from page to page on a website, provide secure connections, and remembers preferences from a previous visit, when you return. To see how P&G uses cookies to provide you with information and services, see below.

Cookies On Our Websites:

Operational cookies:
We use cookies to provide services that you request on our websites. These services include user log-in, managing the items in your Shopping Carts, setting language preferences and security protection. These are essential to the operation of the site.

Non-Operational Cookies / Web Beacons
We also use cookies to provide other services or to help us improve our products and services. This includes giving you the opportunity to provide ratings and reviews about our products and services, order free samples and print money-off coupons, link to Social Media sites, and setting controls for audio and video players. Information is tailored to you based on your preferences.
Some cookies provide us statistics about the number of visitors and the web pages viewed. This information helps us to design better content for you. You may refuse cookies, but this may limit your usability of the site and reduces our ability to improve our products and services and provide engaging content.

Interest Based Advertising (IBA) Cookies
We also collect information to serve interest-based ads according to certain general interest categories or segments that we have inferred based on:

  • The web pages you view and links you click on P&G websites and other companies’ websites that you visit.
  • The P&G brand emails you view and links you click from within the email.

We have designed our systems to select ads based only on data that does not personally and directly identify you.

To learn more about this technology, review the topic cookies, web beacons and other technologies in our P&G Consumer Privacy Statement.

Managing cookies via your web browser:
Your web browser has settings that let you manage which cookies can be dropped onto your computer. To learn more about the settings, click on the link for your browser.

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You can Refuse Non-Operational / IBA Cookies

We respect your privacy.

  • If you don’t want us to place non-operational cookies on your electronic device, you can refuse. This includes the ability to opt-out of Interest Based Advertising.
  • Note: Refusing IBA cookies does not mean you won’t see any online ads. It just means that your ads for P&G products won’t be based on your interests. You may still receive interest based ads from other companies – where you have not opted out of their cookies.

P&G’s Privacy Policy

Trust is the cornerstone of our corporate mission, and the success of our business depends on it. To view P&G’s Privacy Notice, click here.
P&G complies with Directive 2009/136/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Date Last Modified: This document was created on 5/10/2012.

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