Some of our sites include an ordering system, enabling you to purchase
products from one of our subsidiaries, dealers, or other third parties.
In the case of dealers or other third parties, we will only provide them
with your name, address and other non-financial information to help them
to serve you.
Our sites have the ability to store information to save you from having
to re-enter it on a subsequent visit to that site. Financial information
such as credit card details that you enter whilst ordering from an
Esselte subsidiary are not stored on our web servers after your order
has been fully processed.
If you have set up an account with us or entered personal information
including your e-mail address, we may occasionally update you via e-mail
with newsletters and messages of special opportunities. If you would
rather not be alerted to such opportunities, you have the ability to opt
out by editing your account details or unsubscribing upon receipt of the
Other sites to which this site is linked have a similar policy, but you
should check their policy statements before supplying further personal
information on their site. Other resellers listed in our dealer locator
systems may operate web sites with different policies to this site. You
should always check their policy statements carefully before supplying
them with any personal information.
In general, you can visit Esselte's site on the Web without telling us
who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. The
more information you volunteer (and the more accurate it is), the better
we are able to customize your experience. We ask for information from
you in several ways from different parts of our Web site.
We collect personal information to give you a customized experience and
to help Esselte understand its customers better. Esselte does not sell,
trade, or rent your personal information to others.
The personal information you choose to give us allows Esselte to process
and fulfill your orders and to notify you of your order status. We use
the personal information you give us to provide you with up-to-date
information about Esselte's products and services.
We may use the information we collect to notify you from time to time
about important functionality changes to the Web site, new Supplier
services and products, and special offers we think you will find valuable
When you supply personal information on Esselte's site, you share that
information only with Esselte and its agents appointed to host or manage
the site on Esselte's behalf. Such agents will comply with this privacy
policy and may use your personal information in the same manner it is
used by Esselte.
When companies other than Esselte sponsor promotions, aggregated data
collected on Esselte's site in connection with these promotions may be
shared with the sponsor, but your personal details will not be shared
without your explicit permission.
If you leave our Web site using links to go to other third party Web
sites, those third parties may gather information about you. This
Other than as stated in this policy, Esselte does not disclose any of
your personal information to third parties without your permission. Read
the following sections to learn more.
Esselte shoppingWhen you buy services or products
offered through Esselte, the provider of the product or service receives
only the information required for the transaction to take place, unless
the product or service provider collects additional information. You may
be required to give these providers certain additional information to
purchase some products or services. These providers have separate
privacy and data collection practices. Esselte has no responsibility or
liability for their policies. The service provider's home page usually
Third-party data and aggregate dataEsselte discloses
aggregate, anonymous statistics (for example, the percentage of users
from the western U.S.) to prospective partners and advertisers and for
other lawful purposes.
Other situationsEsselte also may disclose your
information where disclosure is necessary to identify, contact, or bring
legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or
interference with our rights or property rights, the users' rights, or
others' rights. In the same way, Esselte will disclose information when
we reasonably believe disclosure is required by law or to comply with a
legal process served on Esselte or its Web site. We may disclose your
personal information in the good faith belief that we must act under
exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of
Esselte, its Web site, or the public.
Yes. When you log in or register with Esselte, you can choose to receive
newsletters, information, and e-mails. If you change your mind, you can
simply update your account information on our Web site or choose to
unsubscribe from the service upon receipt of the e-mail so that the
information will not be sent in future. It's your choice.
Some of our promotions may request your e-mail address so that you can
receive periodic updates about the status of the promotion. When you
participate in these types of promotions, you will automatically receive
promotion-related e-mail; however, you can choose the no-e-mail option
that some promotions offer. Occasionally these promotion-related e-mail
messages may include targeted advertisements.
Your account information and profile are password-protected so that you
are the only one who has access to your personal information. You can
edit your account information and profile by using your logon name and
password. We recommend that you follow these guidelines to protect
No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100%
secure. Although we are committed to protecting your personal
information, Esselte cannot ensure or warrant the security of any
information you send to us or from our online services, and you do so
at your own risk.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of your credit card and
financial account information. We do not sell, trade, or rent your
financial or credit card information. This includes any information you
keep in your personal account on our Web site. We do not make this
information available to anyone without your permission. We may provide
statistical data on our customers to advertisers, partners, vendors, and
other reputable third parties, which is comprised of aggregate,
anonymous data only, which does not contain any personally identifiable
information. For example, we will not disclose that you purchased a
specific product, but we might disclose statistics on how many customers
have purchased a specific product.
When you enter credit card information on our Web site, we transmit the
information in encrypted format, using industry standard, secure socket
Because an e-mail address is personal identifying information, we
protect the privacy of the sender by limiting access to these e-mail
messages and keeping them in a secure e-mail system. Most e-mail
messages are deleted after they are responded to, however in certain
cases hard copies or data from certain e-mail correspondence may be kept
on file. Any such copies will also be stored in a secure location. In
the event that Esselte becomes legally obligated to disclose information
obtained from consumers on its web site pursuant to legal or
administrative process, Esselte will take all reasonable steps to remove
personal information from the data where possible.
signed in so you don't have to continually enter your username and
specific to your interests and for other purposes. (Cookies are small
files downloaded to your computer to track movements within web sites.)
Most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies.
You can make decisions about cookies. You can modify your browser
preferences to accept all cookies, be notified when a cookie is set, or
to reject all cookies. If you decide to reject all cookies, you cannot
participate in Esselte's services that require registration to
participate. There are many sources for additional information about
Internet cookies, and we encourage anyone concerned about the use of
cookies to do more research on the topic so you can make an informed
decision about accepting them from any site.
In addition to cookies, Esselte uses a common Internet technology called
"Web beacons" (i.e. "Web bugs," "action tags," "pixel trackers," or
"clear GIFs") on some of its sites. Web beacons are small graphic images
placed on a Web page, Web-based document, or in an e-mail message that
are designed to allow Esselte or a third party to collect certain
information and monitor user activity on our sites. Web beacons are
invisible to the user because they are typically very small (an image
only 1-by-1 pixel) and the same color as the background of the Web page,
document or e-mail message.
Esselte may use Web beacons to collect information such as the IP
address of the computer that the Web beacon is sent to, the URL of the
page the Web user comes from, and the time the Web beacon is activated
(such as when you view the Web page, advertisement, or e-mail that
contains the Web beacon). We may also use Web beacons to display e-mails
in the appropriate HTML or text format. From time to time, we may permit
third parties to place Web beacons on our sites or in e-mails sent on
our behalf for purposes of collecting the same types of information
Esselte is a general audience Web site and does not request the age of
its customers. We urge parents to instruct their children to never give
out their real names, addresses or phone numbers, without permission,
when using the Internet. Esselte recognizes a special obligation to
protect personal information obtained from young children.
In order for children under 12 years of age to participate in online
activities that require registration, we require prior permission from a
parent or guardian (opt-in), and prefer that a parent or guardian do so
instead of the child. In this way, we have a parent or guardian's
consent before we gather any information from the user.
If you detect any inaccuracy in your account or personal information, we
will be happy to make any changes you deem appropriate.
Since offerings and technologies change, we reserve the right, at our
discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of our policy at
any time. If policy changes are substantial, we will notify each of our
customers individually through e-mail, and provide an opportunity to
delete or amend account details. Please check back here for changes.
All material on the site, including but not limited to articles,
graphics, illustrations and software downloads, is protected by
copyrights which are owned and controlled by Esselte or its Associated
Companies or by other parties that have licensed their material to
Esselte or one of its Associated Companies. Material from the web site
may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted,
transmitted or distributed in any way. Modification of the materials or
use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of the
copyrights and other proprietary rights. For purposes of this Terms of
Use Agreement, the use of any such material on any other web site or
networked computer environment is prohibited.
Esselte and its business segments Esselte, Leitz and Xyron and their
brands are trademarks of Esselte or its Affiliated Companies and are
widely protected by registration. All other trademarks are the property
of their respective trademark owners.
This site is controlled and operated by Esselte UK Ltd.
Esselte Limited is a limited liability company registered in England
under Registration No.1451078 having its Registered Office at Waterside
House, Cowley Business Park, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 2HP.