Terms and Policies

By making a submission, and using this website, you agree to the following:

Terms of Publication
Cookies Policy
Other Terms (including our Privacy Policy)


Terms of Publication

The work you submit must be original and your own work, and you must hold the copyright.

Your work must not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third parties. Plagiarism of any kind will not be tolerated.

You retain the copyright to your work.

All submissions are available to be submitted to other publications/competitions at any time, unless otherwise stated.

By submitting your work you consent to Her Heart Poetry publishing your work online, and in print and press. This includes, but is not limited to: herheartpoetry.com and all associated social media platforms. Credit will be given where possible.

Your work will not be sold elsewhere without your consent.

You can request removal of your work from this website and social media accounts at any time by emailing submissions@herheartpoetry.com and giving your details.

All submissions are done so free of charge, and no payments will be made. However, where practicable, Her Heart Poetry will make a copy of any anthology available to successful authors/artists at no charge.

Her Heart Poetry does not charge for general submissions. Entry Fees may be charged for competitions.  Fees will be clearly stated.

Any submission which is published to the Literary Magazine (Zine) can be included as a publication credit in the author or artists portfolio, and authors/artists are able to include the statement: Featured Writer on @herheartpoetry or Featured Artist on @herheartpoetry on his, her, or their Instagram account.

The author/artist shall indemnify Her Heart Poetry against any and all losses, claims, damages, costs and expenses incurred by Her Heart Poetry (including legal expenses) arising out of or connected with any claim by a third party against Her Heart Poetry in relation to his, her or their work or works.

Her Heart Poetry is committed to the creation of safe spaces for all members. We actively advocate for tolerance and inclusion of all regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexuality or religious or political affiliation. Hate speech of any kind will not be tolerated in the Community or in submissions, and Her Heart Poetry reserves the right to block members and decline submissions on this basis.

Selection of successful submissions is done at the sole discretion of Her Heart Poetry and no correspondence will be entered into.


Cookies Policy

This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to Her Heart Poetry’s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Cookies on our website:

WooCommerce uses the following cookies on this website, for the following purposes:

• woocommerce_cart_hash
• woocommerce_items_in_cart
• wp_woocommerce_session_

The first two cookies contain information about the cart as a whole and helps WooCommerce know when the cart data changes. The final cookie (wp_woocommerce_session_) contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer. No personal information is stored within these cookies.

Google cookies

Her Heart Poetry uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.]

Her Heart Poetry publishes Google AdSense interest-based advertisements on this website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behaviour across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google’s Ads Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/. You can opt-out of the AdSense partner network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html . However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plug-in available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin.

Refusing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.

In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.

In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.

Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.

Credit: This policy was created using a Contractology template available at www.contractology.com.


Other Terms:

Her Heart Poetry is located in Auckland, New Zealand.

Any information held by Her Heart Poetry about you is available at your request and will be held securely and will not be sold to any third-party. All material contained on this site, including digital downloads, is considered the intellectual property of Her Heart Poetry and is held under copyright.  Material on this site must not be reproduced, reprinted, or republished, or sold to anyone without the express written permission of Her Heart Poetry.

© Her Heart Poetry 2017