Privacy Policy

This policy sets out how we collect, process and hold your personal data when using this website, or otherwise provide personal data through a mailing list sign up.

This policy affects your legal rights and obligations so please read it carefully. If you have any questions, please get in touch at poetry [at]

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect your Internet Protocol (IP) address if you use this site.

If you choose to sign up to the mailing list, we may also ask that you provide your name and email address to deliver personalised content. You can unsubscribe from this content at any time using the ‘Unsubscribe’ button contained in all emails.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

We may also use cookies for analytics purposes. You can choose to accept or reject these cookies using the prompt provided.

Additional information

For all other questions, please contact poetry [at]