Cookie Policy

Effective: 20/07/2012

Please read these cookie policy carefully before using this website

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of data that a website will store on your computer or mobile device. The majority of websites on the World Wide Web use cookies to make their websites easier to use. Cookies are safe and can't harm your computer. A cookie is very small and will not take up much space on your computer or mobile device. You are in control of the cookies that are stored and you can delete or block these cookies at any time. Blocking or deleting certain cookies may stop parts of a website from working properly.

What cookies do we currently use?

We currently use a few cookies to make our site more efficient and useful for our customers. Some of these cookies are set by Sizzix and some are set by third parties such as YouTube or Facebook.

Cookies set automatically

Name Set by Epires Purpose
_ellison3_session sizzix.co.uk 30 days This cookie is essential and allows products to be placed into a basket, amongst other essential processes.
_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz sizzix.co.uk 2 years, 30 mins, Session end, 1 day These cookies collect anonymous analytic information about a user's website visit. For more information on these cookies please see: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.
Machines sizzix.co.uk 30 days This cookie is used to save which Sizzix machines are owned and to trigger banners based on machines owned by the customer.
cookie_law_uk sizzix.co.uk 30 days This cookie remembers whether you have seen the popup explaining the use of cookies.
JSESSIONID beacon-1.newrelic.com 5 mins This cookie allows us to see how quickly or slowly site pages load.

Cookies set by YouTube

We embed YouTube videos into our site using YouTube enhanced privacy mode. This means that YouTube won't set cookies before you press play. Cookies set after pressing play are as follows:

Name Set by Epires Purpose
PREF, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, Use_hitbox youtube.com Almost 10 years, 8 months, After session These cookies allow YouTube to track usage of its services and store user preferences

Cookies set by Pinterest or Facebook

We use social media sharing buttons on product pages and throughout the site. We currently use Pinterest and Facebook and each company sets cookies when a social sharing button is pressed. These cookies are set from domains outside of our control but we have included the cookie information below for your convenience:

Name Set by Epires Purpose
_pinterest_sess pinterest.com 42 years and 5 months This cookie is used to keep you logged in as well as utilise certain features of the Pinterest service. For more information please see: http://pinterest.com/about/privacy/
csrftoken pinterest.com 1 year Protects Pinterest from malicious data. For more information please see: http://pinterest.com/about/privacy/
_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz, _utmv pinterest.com 2 years, 30 mins, After session, 1 day These cookies collect anonymous analytic information about a user's website visit. For more information on these cookies please see: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
datr, locale, lsd, reg_fb_gate, reg_fb_ref, wd facebook.com 1 mins, 7 days, After session, After session, After session, After session Please see Facebook's cookie policy for more detail: http://www.facebook.com/help/?page=176591669064814

Additional cookies may be set once you log into each service.

Cookies set by VeriSign

We use VeriSign to show that our site is secure. VeriSign scans our site periodically to make sure that we are secure. When you click the website seal, it will open a new browser window and sets a cookie. This cookie is set from a domain outside of our control but we have included the cookie information below:

Name Set by Epires Purpose
v1st verisign.com 7 years 9 months Tracks the number of clicks of the seal

We use analytics services which are a set of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling us to better understand how users use the website. This, in turn, enables us to improve the website and the products offered through it. You do not have to allow us to use these cookies, as detailed below, however whilst our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of the website, it does enable us to continually improve our business.

The analytics services used by this website use cookies to gather the required information. Certain of these cookies may be placed immediately when you decide to visit the website and it may not be possible to obtain your prior consent. You may remove these cookies and prevent future use of them by following the steps set out below.

Blocking and deleting cookies

The method to block or delete cookies depends on which browser you are using. We have included external links to instructions for the most popular browsers, please see below:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 9

Block or Delete - http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows7/How-to-manage-cookies-in-Internet-Explorer-9

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or 7

Block - http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies

Delete - http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-vista/Delete-your-Internet-cookies

Google Chrome

Block or Delete - http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647

Mozilla Firefox

Block – http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Blocking%20cookies

Delete - http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Deleting%20cookies

If you are using a browser that isn’t listed above please see: http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=1

Changes to the law

On 26th May 2011, the EU Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive was amended to require consent for cookie placement for EU visitors. Sizzix is currently analysing its sites to find the best way to gain consent without impeding on your experience.

More information

For more information about cookies please see http://www.aboutcookies.org.

If you have any queries or opinions on this cookie policy please write to us at:

Ellison Europe Ltd.
Unit 3, Whitegate Industrial Estate
Wrexham
United Kingdom, LL13 8UG