Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to help provide anonymous visitor statistics, to make our website function as you would expect and to improve the speed and security of the site. Find out more about cookies.

Visitor statistics cookies:

We use Google Analytics to track how users arrive at and click through our website. All data is anonymised and aggregated with the help of WordPress plugins, therefore no personally identifiable information is gained or stored via cookies by Google Analytics or Helen Cann.

If you consent to cookies by continuing to use this website, the following Google Analytics cookies are applied with default expiration times:

  • _ga
  • _gat
  • _gid

Spam prevention cookies:

Our contact form uses a hidden reCAPTCHA to help prevent spam and improve website security. The reCAPTCHA analyses user and browser information (such as mouse clicks, typing patterns and Google cookies) to determine whether the user is a real person or a “bot”. Completion of the form allows reCAPTCHA to set a cookie that will expire after two minutes:

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Read more:

Google Analytics (cookie usage) & GDPR
ReCAPTCHA and Google’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Service

Commenter cookies:

If you choose to leave a Comment on this website, you have the option to allow the browser to apply cookies to remember your name, email address and website. These cookies will expire after one year:

  • comment_author
  • comment_author_email
  • comment_author_url

How to Opt-out:

You can disable cookies from all websites by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies or via various options such as Google Analytics’ Chrome opt-out browser extension. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics tracking for this website only, which will set a long term cookie (to allow the browser to remember you have opted out):

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We do NOT use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties (with the exception of reCAPTCHA, as defined in Google’s Privacy Policy)
  • Pay sales commissions
Please also read our Privacy Policy