Cookies Policy - The M Word

Cookies Policy

This website, themword.ie, is owned and operated by The M Word Ltd. The M Word Ltd and its digital network is compliant with  The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679, which is in effect from May 25th 2018.
Right to Privacy
The M Word respects your right to privacy. Any information we collect, be it non-personalised or personalised, will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with The General Data Protection Regulation.  The M Word strictly only works with fully data compliant partners.
Collection and use of personal information
The M Word collects non-personalised and personalised data in three main ways:
Information that you actively volunteer, such as email newsletter registration and similar.
Analytics: This allows The M Word to measure the number of visits to the website and helps inform us as to how to improve the website for visitors.
Advertising: Advertisers on The M Word use cookies to inform, optimise and serve ads based on your browsing activities and interests.
We never share this information with any third parties without your explicit consent.
For more information on how to manage your cookies please see our Cookie Policybelow.
Cookie Policy
In this Privacy Policy, when we refer to “www.themword.ie”, we mean the digital network operated by The M Word Ltd
The M Word Ltd respects your right to privacy and we are fully compliant with The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679, which is in effect from May 25th2018.
This website, like many others, uses cookies to help optimise your experience.
What are cookies?
 Cookies are small text files that are sent from a website to your web browser and stored on your computer or device when you visit a website. They allow websites to store things like user preferences and tailor the website to your interests. Cookies are set to expire after a short period of  time and are easily removed from your computer or device.
Types of Cookies:
 A visit to The M Word  may generate some or all the following cookie types.
Performance cookies
 These are set by the website you are visiting. They can only be read by the website you visit. These cookies can remember user preferences, so you do not need to set any preferences each time you visit.
Anonymous analytics cookies
These types of cookies include Google Analytics and are anonymous. This allows The M Word to measure the number of visits to the website and view how articles are performing. These cookies also allow The M Word to see if you have visited the website before, and whether to generate a new cookie if you are a first-time visitor.
Recommendation cookies
 These cookies allow The M Word to measure what type of articles you prefer to view. These are very useful to allow us to better serve you with more precise related articles to read.
Advertising cookies
Some advertisers, including Google, display advertising on our website that use advertising cookies. Some of the ads you may see are targeted based on your interests or other content you have viewed online, ultimately leading to a more relevant advertising experience.
This type of behavioral advertising is generally targeted towards groups of users with similar interests.
Such online advertising helps support the free content, products and services we provide to readers.
A lot of the advertisements you see on our site are provided by other organisations. Some of these organisations use their own cookies to track how many people have seen a particular ad, or to track how many people have seen it more than once. The companies that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies, and we have no access to read or write to these cookies.
Please see our list of verified third party advertisers below, along with a link to each individual privacy  policy.
Session cookies
 These are stored whilst you are browsing The MWord. They get deleted from your device when you close your browser.
Other third-party cookies
 These are cookies that are set by another organisation. They are used to assess the performance of their applications or to customise the applications preferences. The M Word does not have any access to these cookies and the third parties will have their own Cookie Policy (see our Privacy Policy above  for a list of third party services we use and links to their own policies). Organisations that The M Word uses that may generate their own cookies include, but are not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram,  YouTube and Soundcloud.
Managing Cookies
Most modern web browsers will allow you to manage how cookies work on your device browser. Disabling all or some cookies however may affect how our website performs for you, for example remembering settings or if you are logged in, and you may have a poorer experience as a result.
You can manage how your browser works with cookies by following these links:
You can also manage how third party cookies work with your web browser generally by visiting:
www.youronlinechoices.com/ie/
optout.networkadvertising.org
optout.aboutads.info
We update our Privacy & Cookies Policies from time to time as legislation and internal operating procedures change. Please keep an eye on this page for any updates or changes.
For any further clarifications or personal data requests contact data@themword.ie. Whilst we aim to address any questions or queries as soon as possible, please allow up to 30 working days for a response.
For more information on data protection, please visit www.dataprotection.ie &  europa.ec