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Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. Helston Light & Life Church uses cookies to enable our website to function effectively, and to improve your experience when visiting the website.


The types of cookies used on our website are:

Wix cookies: The Helston light & Life Church website has been created using a CMS (Content Management System) called Wix. A small number of standard Wix cookies are placed on your computer or mobile device as you use the website. Wix places two different types of cookies on their sites:

  • Session (transient) cookies: These cookies are erased when site visitors close their browsers and are not used to collect information from their computers. They typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user.

  • Persistent (permanent or stored) cookies: These cookies are stored on a site visitor's hard drive until they expire (at a set expiration date) or until they are deleted. These cookies are used to collect identifying information about the user, such as web surfing behavior or user preferences for a specific site.

  • svSession are persistent cookies with identify unique visitors and tracks a visitors session on a site.

  • hs are session cookies for your security.

  • XSRF-TOKEN are session cookies for your security.

  • smSession are persistent cookies for two weeks which identify logged in site members.

  • TSxxxxxxxx (where x is replaced with a random series of numbers and letters) are session cookies for your security.

  • TSxxxxxxxx_d (where x is replaced with a random series of numbers and letters), are session cookies for your security.

  • RequestID cookies are session cookies which track visitor behaviour and measures site performance.

Please note, additional cookies may be placed if you are an editor or administrator of the website. 


Cookies to improve your experience: We use a small number of cookies on our website to help improve your experience. For example, if you contact us through our contact form, a cookie will be placed on your computer or mobile device to allow some information to be autofilled the next time you contact us.


Embedded Content: Some of Helston Light & Life Church web pages include embedded interactive maps provided by Google. Google may set cookies to store information and preferences about maps or other associated Google services on pages where we embed Google maps. We occasionally embed YouTube and Vimeo videos on our website. We are unable to prevent these sites, or external domains, from collecting information on your usage of this embedded content. If you are not logged in to these external services then they will not know who you are but are likely to gather anonymous usage information for example, number of views, plays, loads etc.


Analytics: Google Analytics cookies collect information about how visitors use a website and can help us to continually improve the website. For example, which pages are most popular with visitors, whether visitors use a computer or mobile device, which country the visitor is browsing from, which other pages within our website they also navigate to, and if they get error messages from web pages. All the information these cookies collect is anonymous and contain no information that might identify you.


Managing your cookie settings

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the placing 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 website. To manage your cookie settings, please refer to your browser software.


Acceptance of cookie use

By continuing to use the Helston Light & Life Church website you are agreeing to our use of cookies. This is obviously subject to any preferences or browser setting you may have implemented.



This policy was last updated in May 2019.

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