Cookie Policy

COOKIE POLICY 

  • OVERVIEW

This Cookie Policy explains how Worth Writing For, LLC (“Company”, “We”, “Us”, “Me”, “My”, “Our”) uses cookies and other similar technologies to track and recognize when you visit our website at www.worthwritingfor.com (hereafter “Website” or “Site”). 

Essentially, this Cookie Policy explains what the tracking and recognizing technologies are and why we use them. This also explains your rights and how you can control our use of them. 

  • WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are tiny data files that are placed on your computer, mobile device or table when you visit a certain website. Website owners widely use cookies to get reporting information and to make sure that their websites work efficiently. 

When a cookie is set by the website owner, in this particular case, Worth Writing For, LLC. These cookies are identified as “first party cookies”. 

There also cookies that are set by third parties. These cookies are called “third party cookies”. These third-party cookies enable certain features or functionality to be provided on or through the website for tasks such as advertising, analytics, and interactive content such as commenting. 

You should be aware that these third-party cookies can recognize your computer both when you are visiting our Website and also when you visit certain other websites. 

  • WHY DO WE USE COOKIES?

First and third-party cookies are used for various reasons. Those reasons extend from functionality, analytics, reporting, and much more. The cookies that are required for technical reasons in order for our Website to work efficiently are referred to as “essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies. 

Other third parties also serve up cookies for advertising, analytics and other purposes. 

  • HOW CAN YOU CONTROL COOKIES?

It is completely within your right to either accept or reject cookies. At any time you can exercise your cookie rights by setting your preferences in the Cookie Consent Manager. 

The Cookie Consent Manager allows you to select which categories you accept or reject. Please note that the Essential Cookies cannot be rejected because they are necessary to provide you with services. 

If you decide to reject cookies, you can still use our Website. However, certain aspects and functionality of the Website may be restricted for you. Furthermore, you can set your browser setting to automatically accept or reject cookies. 

To know how to set the controls from your browser, you have to visit your browser’s help menu for information because each browser has a different settings and modes. 

  • THE COOKIES WE USE 

How Cookies Are Used

Cookies may be used for the following purposes:

  1. Authentication – to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website.
  2. Status –  to help us to determine if you are logged into our website
  3. Personalization – to store information about your preferences and to personalize the website for you.
  4. Security – as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally.
  5. Advertising – to help us to display advertisements that will be relevant to you.
  6. Analysis – to help us to analyze the use and performance of our website and services.
  7. Cookie consent – we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally.

Cookies used by our service providers

Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

We publish Google AdSense interest-based advertisements on our website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behavior on our website and on other websites across the web using cookies.

For questions regarding cookies including third party cookies and specific cookie names, please contact elizabeth@worthwritingfor.com.

  • CERTAIN THIRD PARTY INSTALLED COOKIES

Third-Party websites and/or services install cookies on our Website, and they might not necessarily ask for your permission or consent. Such third-party cookies may be installed for following areas in our Website:

  • Analytics 
  • Content commenting
  • SPAM protection
  • Displaying content from external platforms
  • Interaction with external social networks and platforms, etc. 

Display Ads

We currently use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Website. These companies may use cookies. No personally identifiable information is shared with the Website’s ad providers.

Retargeting Ads

The Website may also engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, Pinterest, or Instagram, in order to market the Website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Website.

We may process data to track your actions on this website for the purposes of promotional retargeting via Pinterest ads. You may opt out of behavioral advertising with the Pinterest Tag by clicking here

Sponsored Content & Tracking

This Website may engage in sponsored campaigns with various influencer networks, brands, and agencies. Sponsored content is disclosed in accordance with the FTC’s requirements. These sponsored campaigns may utilize tracking pixels which may contain cookies to collect data to track the results of the campaign. No personally identifiable information collected by the Website is used in conjunction with these tracking pixels.

  • YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING PERSONAL INFORMATION

The Right to Opt Out

You have the right to opt-out of future email communications by using the unsubscibe links in our emails or contacting us at elizabeth@worthwritingfor.com

The Right to Access

You can request the personal information we have about you by email at eliabeth@worthwritingfor.com

The Right To Amend

You can reach out at any time to update or amend your personal information at elizabeth@worthwritingfor.com

The Right to Forget

In some situations, you can request that we erase or “forget” your personal information. These requests should be emailed to elizabeth@worthwritingfor.com

Please note we may need to retain some information for recordkeeping, to complete transactions or as required by law. 

  1. CONTACT US

We welcome you to contact us if you have any questions, concerns or comments regarding the terms in this agreement. 

Worth Writing For, LLC

www.worthwritingfor.com

elizabeth@worthwritingfor.com

EFFECTIVE AS OF December 12, 2019.