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 for detailed guidance.

The list below describe 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 the cookies 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.)

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information. We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at on the Google Analytics website.

Social Media Cookies

Cookies of this type are used for the Facebook and Google+ ‘recommend’ buttons. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.

You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.


‘Client-side’ java-script is used on your computer for the basic, anonymous functionality of the main site; for Google Analytics; to allow Facebook recommendation of the main site and to allow Google +1 recommendation of the main site.

‘Server-side’ code is used to process information for Poets of Modernity Search or Contact form requests. Information collected is not used for any purpose other than for the delivery of search results or the sending of emails respectively.

All download files are virus-checked before uploading. No virus problems have ever been reported with regard to the website.

Commercial Linkage

Poets of Modernity has no commercial ties with advertising or other organisations.

We may show site links to useful, mainly non-commercial web sites. We cannot always guarantee that other sites we link to are totally non-commercial, but our linking to them is not for commercial purposes, and is directed to the free material they offer.