Cookie Policy

I use cookies for certain areas of my website. Cookies are files that store information on your hard drive or browser that means my website can recognise that you have visited our website before. Don’t worry, I do not store information that can identify you personally, but I do store information that allows me to:

  • monitor the general performance of my visitors’ experience when on our website – this information then allows me to improve the usability of my website for you and all our other visitors;
  • store essential information to allow you to register for a class, or buy artwork;

The use of cookies is described below:

Google Analytics Cookies: __ga  Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to help me see how my website is used. The data collected by Google Analytics is used to analyse how frequently the same people revisit the website, how the website is found (for example, from a search engine or from a local directory), and which pages are most (and least) frequently viewed. This information is combined with data from every visitor to create an overall picture of website use, and is never identified individually or personally and is not linked to any other information I store about you.

Other cookies that are essential for us to allow you to buy items from the shop or pay for Art Classes:

Woo Commerce uses 2 session cookies that remember what items you have in your cart while you are visiting the site. These cookies are removed when you next close your browser. It also stores a further cookie to remember your cart contents for 2 days in case you return to the site.

Cookie Notice uses a cookie to remember if you have allowed cookies or not. This cookie lasts for one year.

PayPal Sets a number of cookies if you add an item to the basket. For details of PayPal cookies please visit the PayPal site.