About this cookie policy

We want you to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e. the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. At any time you can change or withdraw your consent from our cookie declaration. If you want to know how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our privacy policy.
Your consent applies to the following domains: 500words.co.uk

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser.

How do we use cookies?

Our website uses first-party and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for our website to function effectively, and do not collect any of your personally identifiable data. Third-party cookies are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure and providing you with a decent experience – they significantly speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

Essential: These are essential for you to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. We use these to improve the website.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

We do not use marketing cookies.

How can you control your cookie preferences ?

If you want to change your preferences during your browsing session, click on the cookie policy tab. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely. You can also do this in your brower. For more on managing and deleting cookies, visit wikipedia.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.