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The type of cookies that The Writing Project uses may include one or more of the following, depending on the way in which the user interacts with the website:
- Strictly Necessary – These cookies are used by all WordPress websites and allow them to perform basic functions.
- Functionality – Functionality cookies are used to store a user’s preferences including language, location and whether the website is viewed via mobile or PC.
- Performance – These cookies are used to collect information, such as which pages on the website get the most visits, and helps to improve website performance and user experience.
- Advertising/Tracking – Advertising cookies track information including the number of visitors to the website, which ads are displayed and how many times each ad is clicked on.
- Third Party/Embedded Content – The Writing Project uses third party applications and services including WordPress plugins, which use their own cookies. Links to social media sites including Twitter and LinkedIn are also displayed on every page of the website through the use of sharing buttons. The Writing Project uses these applications in good faith to improve the way in which the website functions, but has no direct control over the information collected by these cookies.
The Writing Project uses the following plugins:
- Contact Form 7 – To allow users to contact me directly from the website
- Jetpack – This plugin is used to measure site stats and analytics, for SEO purposes and to help optimise the website, enabling faster loading times and improved user experience
- Yoast SEO – To optimise the website, increase search visibility and to help ensure The Writing Project provides relevant, high-quality content
- W3 Total Cache – This plugin speeds up loading times and increases website performance to give the best possible user experience
- Google Analytics – Used to track traffic patterns and content performance, and to help identify what resonates with The Writing Project’s readership
- Flamingo – Used to store the name, email address and messages of users who use the website’s contact form
- Wordfence – To help protect The Writing Project from malware, hacking and other security threats
- Smush – Reduces file sizes to help speed up loading times, boost SEO and improve performance
- Social Media and Share Icons (Ultimate Social Media) – Adds social media sharing buttons, (Twitter, LinkedIn) which allows users to share content found on this site
We’ve provided links to their respective privacy policies wherever possible or to information about how each company intends to comply with GDPR to allow you to make an informed choice about your use of this website.
We regret that if there are one or more points above with which you are not happy, your only recourse is to leave our website immediately.