What are Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies?
A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on and accessed from your device when you visit 123 Writing or any of our Sites, to the extent you agree. The other tracking technologies work in the same way as cookies and place small data files on your devices or monitor your website activity to enable 123 Writing to collect information about how you use our website. This allows us to recognize any of your devices you use from those of other users. The information provided below about cookies also applies to these other tracking technologies. For more information on cookies, please visit Wikipedia
To run our website and for research purposes, 123 Writing also contracts with third-party service providers to track and analyse statistical usage and volume information from our Site users. These third-party service providers may use persistent Cookies that help us improve your user experience, manage our website content, and analyze how users navigate and utilize 123 Writing.
First and Third-party Cookies
“First party Cookies” are cookies that belong to 123 Writing, essentially cookies we place on your device. “Third-party Cookies” as the name suggests, are cookies another party places on your device through our website. 123 Writing may contract with third-party service providers to send e-mails to those users that have given us with their contact information. To help measure and improve the effectiveness of our e-mail communications, and/or to determine whether messages have been opened and links clicked on, the third-party service providers may place Cookies on the devices of these users.
For more information on how information is collected and used by these companies on our behalf, please refer to their privacy policies.
We use the following types of cookies:
Session Cookies: These are temporary and are deleted from your machine the moment your web browser closes. Session Cookies help us track internet usage as described above.
The data collected by 123 Writing and/or through Cookies that may be placed on your computer will only be kept for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes mentioned above. In any event, such information will not be kept for longer than one year.