Privacy Policy

TRACE is a partnership initiative. We take your privacy seriously. We will only use your personal information to contact you with news updates from TRACE or TRACE Partners, and to provide the resources and research we have set out to provide and/or you have requested.

Types of data we collect

Cookies / Google Analytics

We uses cookies, small text files that are placed on your machine, to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics.

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this website and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser, or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Personal Information

If you contact us through our online form to request resources, news or information, we request your name and email address. This information is only used to communicate with you directly about your requests.

We do not share user information with any organisations outside of the TRACE partnership. We may share information with organisations within the TRACE partnership where this is required to meet the objectives of the initiative. The sharing of information with TRACE partners is applicable to Bath Spa University, the National Association of Writers, Bath Festivals, our evaluator, our publishing partner, our literary partners and educational partners. All of these partner organisations share our determination to fill the gap in provision for creative writing development in the UK. Our current partners are Bath Spa University, NAWE, Bath Festivals, LKMCo and StoryHive.

Access to your personal information

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold about you. Email your request to TRACE at