Writers in Oxford (WiO) maintains this website as a service to members, the public and the media.

We respect your privacy. Accordingly, we do not sell, rent or loan any identifiable site-visitor or member information to any third party without your active consent (such a need has never, so far, arisen). Any information you give to us is treated with respect and held securely.


When you visit this site a small amount of information known as a cookie is stored on your computer, to allow the website to recognise you when you return. Cookies help to improve your website experience; they collect statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns; they help us improve the website and enhance your navigation of it; they do not identify you as an individual. We use only essential cookies; there are no optional cookies for other purposes.

Links to external websites

This policy applies only to data collected by WiO. You will find links to other websites, but we are not responsible for their privacy practices, even if you access them using links from this website. We encourage you to be alert when you leave this website and to read the policies of other sites that collect or use personal data.


Our website is hosted by LCN. You can find their privacy policy and contact details on their website here.

Data Protection

Your personal data is protected in the United Kingdom by the Data Protection Act. The only information we hold about members is volunteered by them and is accessed only by members, in the (password protected) Members’ Area.  Members have the right to see what is held about them and to correct any inaccuracies. We are happy to remove from our system any information members are not happy for us to store. We will delete a member’s details if they leave WiO.


WiO holds the copyright for contents of this website, with the exception of third-party contributors who retain their own full copyright of written material and photographs. Intellectual property (including names, trademarks and logos) belonging to authors and others must be respected; they may not to be used without the prior written consent of the intellectual property owners.

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