Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is for this website; and governs the privacy of its users .  This policy will explain areas of this website that may affect your privacy and personal details, how we process, collect, manage and store those details and how your rights under the  DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation 2018) adhered to. 

Who is Helena Lee Studios?

Helena Lee Studios is a company run by photographic artist Helena Lee.  I am based in Manchester, UK and my website address is:  You can contact me with any questions on


Helena Lee Studios complies with the DPA (Data Protection Act 1998) and to the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which came into affect from May 2018. We will update this policy accordingly after the completion of the UK’s exit from the European Union.

What personal data we collect and how we protect it

Comments and Contact forms

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments or contact form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. As required by legislation, where applicable this website uses a cookie control system, allowing the user to give explicit permission or to deny the use of  or saving of cookies on their computer or device.

What are cookies?
Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.

Email mailing list & third party marketing

We do not operate an email mailing list or sell or give your personal details to any third parties.