Cookies and Privacy

Information about how GT Writing Services uses cookies and protects any information that you give GT Writing Services when you use this website.

GT Writing Services is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

GT Writing Services may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Name
  • Contact information including email address (you can unsubscribe from emails as you receive them)
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • To provide a service to you
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

We use a number of different cookies on our site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.

The following table describes the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage.

If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete cookies after having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

This is a list of the main cookies set by the the GT Writing Services website, and what each is used for:

Name Purpose
Google Analytics We use this to understand how the site is being used in order to improve the user experience. User data is all anonymous and we don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

_utma  -determines the number of unique visitors to the site and expires after 2 years
_utmb – this works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site and expires after 30 minutes
_utmc  – this works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser and expires when you close your browser
_utmz – provides information about how you reached the site (eg from another website or a search engine) and expires after 6 months
ga_nextpage_params – stores data to be sent to Google on the next page you request and expireswhen you close your browser

More information on how to reject or delete these can be found at: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.htmlOpens new window

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have followed these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.