INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Cookie Name Expires Description
hitfilm_session_User 365 days Used to track the logged in/out state of a user on hitfilm.com. Also used to identify that two page views came from the same user.
fxhome_session_User 365 days Used to track the logged in/out state of a user on fxhome.com. Also used to identify that two page views came from the same user.
basketSessionId 365 days Used to track the contents of a purchase across multiple pages.
country 365 days Used to keep track of what country a user has explicitly stated they are from.
fx_sales 90 days Used to track how a user came to our site if they subsequently make a purchase.
hideNewsletterForm 15 days Used to keep track of your preferences on displaying the newsletter form in the blog.
subscribedToNewsletter 365 days Used to keep track of whether or not you are subscribed to our newsletter.
Vanilla 30 days Used to track the logged in/out state of a user inside the forums at hitfilm.com/forum.
Vanilla-Volatile 30 days Used to track user preferences in a single browser session. Cookie is automatically removed when the user closes their browser.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Please note that the table above represents only the main cookies we use and we may choose to use others from time to time.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.