How We Use Cookies
Cookies are very small text files that websites install on visitors’ browsers or devices in you agree, for a number of reasons eg to help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website. Cookies can make the internet incredibly easy to use.  All Internet browsers have an optional setting to disallow cookies, so you can adjust your computer to decline cookies setting on your website.

If you wish to disable your website browser from allowing to receiving cookies, please check with your internet browser to see how to do this. 

To find out more about cookies visit or . Here you can decline the use of cookies on your web browser. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.   

This website sets strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features eg accessing secure areas of the website. 

Mike Greatbanks Art Uses The Following Cookies:
Essential Website/Session Cookies - These are strictly necessary cookies that enable your site to function as intended and are mainly used by online shops. Without these cookies services like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Analytical / Performance Cookies - These enable Mike Greatbanks Art & its webhosting provider, Create, to monitor the performance of our site; to ensure that everything is working correctly. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymously. It is only used to improve how a website works.

Functionality Cookies - these allow the website to remember choices you’ve made. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for eg watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymously and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites eg the use of Google Maps. 

Targeting Cookies - Often these cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisations eg the use of the Facebook ‘Like’ button. 

How We Use Analytics
Mike Greatbanks Art uses a 3rd party service, Google Analytics, to track website user interaction by collecting standard internet log information & details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things eg the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone.

Mike Greatbanks Art’s webhosting provider, Create, also uses Analytics to help them with general website improvement. The only time that Create would use the personal data to identify any individual would be for security purposes - if they were instructed to by so by law or a Governing Body eg investigating a cybersecurity incident or serious misuse of Mike Greatbanks' website & our data was required. All other information collected is aggregate & won’t be disclosed to any other 3rd parties. See Create’s own privacy policy.

Google may use the data gathered to check usage of the site.  See Google's own privacy policy.

Cookies Policy updated: 23/02/2023