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Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy, and CocteauTwins.com is committed to protecting the privacy and accuracy of confidential information to the extent possible, subject to provisions of the law. Other than as required by laws that guarantee public access to certain types of information, or in response to subpoenas or other legal instruments that authorize access, personally-identifiable information is not actively gathered, stored, or shared on this website.

Information collected

CocteauTwins.com uses Google Analytics (https://analytics.google.com) to collect the following data, anonymously, for strictly analytics purposes. (Google’s Privacy Policy)

  • Your geographic location (approximate, based on your IP address, unless your IP address is blocked)
  • The date and time of your visit
  • The pages or sites from which you connected to our site
  • The pages you viewed on our site
  • The length of time of your visit and the time you spent on individual pages
  • The type of device and operating system you use while browsing our site
  • The type of web browser you use while browsing our site
  • Other information as available via Google Analytics

CocteauTwins.com uses AddThis (https://addthis.com) to facilitate sharing content from this website to other websites, including social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, and to share a page via email. The analytics data collected by AddThis does not include any personally identifiable information. (AddThis Privacy Policy)

AddThis collects:

  • Which page(s) you shared
  • The websites (generically) to which you shared a link (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, or by email)
  • How many shares were completed during a specified timeframe
  • The websites from which visitors landed on our pages
  • The type of web browser you used

CocteauTwins.com and its Administrator do not associate this data to individual user identities, and do not possess the means to do so.


CocteauTwins.com may use “cookies” in order to passively track website visitors’ activity on our site. Sensitive personal information is not stored within cookies. Cookie disclosure and management is handled by Osano.

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CocteauTwins.com uses a web contact form on this site, at https://cocteautwins.com/contacts/. This form requires users to voluntarily give their name and email address if they wish to send an email to the site Administrator. Contact information from the form is used only to send an email to the website Administrator, and is not stored on our server (the email account is managed using Gmail). The form is protected by the Google reCaptcha product to minimize unsolicited (“spam”) email. (Google’s Privacy Policy)

Use of collected information

  • CocteauTwins.com will only use personal information provided by individuals on this site for the purpose of communication back to individuals who contact us via the site.
  • CocteauTwins.com uses browser-IP-address information and anonymous-browser history to report information about site accesses and for profiling purposes. This information is used to improve website presentation and utilization. IP address information may also be used for troubleshooting purposes.

CocteauTwins.com will not disclose, without your consent, personal information provided to us by you, except for certain explicit circumstances in which disclosure is required by law.

CocteauTwins.com will not distribute or sell personal information to third-party organizations.

Mailing List

The Cocteau Twins News mailing list is managed and maintained by Substack.com and is a separate service and platform from this website. Subscribers are subject to Substack’s privacy policy.

Substack’s tools provide the following information:

  • Subscriber’s email address
  • The date you subscribed
  • How many emails were delivered (in aggregate)
  • How many emails were opened (in aggregate)
  • How many people clicked a link in an email (in aggregate)
  • What link(s) readers clicked (in aggregate)

Subscribers to Cocteau Twins News can unsubscribe at any time directly via Substack.

Revisions to this Policy

This Privacy Statement was last revised on 5 January 2023. We may change this Privacy Statement at any time and for any reason. We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement each time you visit the website.

If we make a significant change to our Privacy Statement, we will post a notice on our website for a period of time after the change is made.

Responsibility for external sites

This website may contain links to other websites. Some of those websites may be operated by third parties. We provide the links for your information and convenience, but we do not review, control, or monitor the privacy practices of websites operated by others.

We are not responsible for the content or performance of websites operated by third parties or for your business dealings with them. Therefore, whenever you leave this website we recommend that you review each website’s privacy practices and make your own conclusions regarding the adequacy of these practices.

How to contact us

You may contact the Administrator of this website at any time at highmonkeymonk (at) cocteautwins.com.