Cookies

This web site uses cookies and on this page we seek to provide you with details about cookies and how we use them in order to help you to make informed decisions about using this web site and your browser settings regarding the use of cookies.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded on to a device when the user accesses certain web sites. Each cookie is unique to your web browser and can only read or retrieved by the server that created it.

Cookies are then sent back to the originating web site on each subsequent visit allowing the web site to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket and therefore improve your user experience.

Cookies are either used for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’).

The cookies we use

First Party Cookies

This web site does not use first party cookies.

Third Party Cookies

The third party cookies are those controlled and managed by domains that are not owned by Touchstones Creative Writing Group.

These are detailed in the following table:

Name of Cookie Purpose
WordPress WordPress uses cookies to verify who you are. There are cookies for logged in users and for commenters. You can find more information here.
Social Media Sharing Buttons Some of our pages provide social media sharing buttons for Facebook, Twitter or Google+ which may set cookies. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and we do not provide any tools that will block cookies from those web sites. You should check the relevant third party web site for more information: Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or use the links below to find out more about viewing and configuring your browser cookie settings.

Managing cookies

If you don’t want to receive cookies, you can modify your browser so that it notifies you when cookies are sent to it, or you can refuse cookies altogether. You can also delete cookies that have already been set.

Use the browser settings to do this, the Help function within your browser should tell you how.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit aboutcookies.org or AllAboutCookies.