1. Definitions and Interpretation
means a small file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site;
means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and, where applicable, the UK GDPR;
means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by the UK GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 (the “Data Protection Legislation”); and
2.1 Our Site is operated by Maria Luz Vargas Villalba and Giovanni Milani-Santarpia at the address Unit 113998, PO Box 6945, London, W1A 6US.
2.2 Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted by email at email@example.com or at the above postal address.
3.2 By using Our Site, you may also receive certain third-party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third party Cookies are used on Our Site for website usage analytics and advertising functionality. For more details, please refer to section 4 below.
3.3 All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:
3.3.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies
A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.
3.3.2 Analytics Cookies
It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.
3.3.3 Functionality Cookies
Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.
3.3.4 Targeting Cookies
It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests.
3.3.5 Third Party Cookies
Third party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on Our Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).
3.3.6 Persistent Cookies
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.
3.3.7 Session Cookies
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.
3.4 Cookies on Our Site are not permanent and will expire as indicated in the tables below.
3.6 For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the tables below.
4 What Cookies Does Our Site Use?
4.1 The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:
Name of Cookie
Purpose & Type
Page loading speed optimisation
This cookie is associated with the DoubleClick for Publishers service from Google. Its purpose is linked to showing adverts on the site, for which the owner may earn some revenue.
4.2 The following third party Cookies which are not strictly necessary may be placed on your computer or device:
Name of Cookie
Purpose & Type
Used to test if cookies are accepted by the user’s browser
__gads and __gpi
Set by Google, is stored under DoubleClick domain. It tracks the number of times users see an advert, measures the success of the campaign and calculates its revenue. This cookie can only be read from the domain they are set on and will not track any data while browsing through other sites.
This cookie is set to note your specific user identity through a hashed/encrypted unique ID.
Ads targeting cookie for Yahoo
Contains a unique visitor ID, which allows Bidswitch.com to track the visitor across multiple websites. This allows Bidswitch to optimize advertisement relevance and ensure that the visitor does not see the same ads multiple times.
Makes advertising messages more relevant to the website visitor
CMPS, CMID, CMPRO
Advertising tracking what adverts users were looking at
3 months to 1 year
Generally provided by w55c.net it is used for advertising purposes.
1 year 1 month
Collects data related to reader interests, context, demographics and other information.
To identify the visitor and optimize ad-relevance by collecting visitor data from multiple websites – this exchange of visitor data is normally provided by a third-party data-center or ad-exchange.
Regulates synchronisation of user identification and exchange of user data between various ad services.
To track anonymous information about how website visitors use the site.
1 year and 1 month
This cookie is set by Doubleclick and carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
This cookie allows targeted advertising through the AppNexus platform – collects anonymous data on ad views IP adddress, page views, and more.
This cookie assigns a unique machine-generated user ID and gathers data about activity on the website. This data may be sent to a 3rd party for analysis and reporting.
This cookie is generally provided by pubmatic.com for advertising purposes.
Collects data on user visits to the website, such as what pages have been accessed. The registered data is used to categorise the user’s interest and demographic profiles in terms of resales for targeted marketing.
This cookie is used to optimize ad relevance by collecting visitor data from multiple websites – this exchange of visitor data is normally provided by a third-party data-center or ad-exchange.
Tracks how users use the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
4.3 Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how Our Site is used. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Site and the products or services offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Site, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.
4.4 The analytics services used by Our Site uses the following analytics Cookies to gather the required information.:
Name of Cookie
Purpose & Type
Web audience measurement: It is used to count and track pageviews by storing a unique value for each page visited.
Web audience measurement: This cookie distinguishes unique users by assigning a randomly generated number. It is included in each page request in a web site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the site’s analytics reports.
Web audience measurement: Used to limit requests (throttle request rate).
5.1 Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies unless those Cookies are strictly necessary; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended.
5.2 In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third-party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
5.3 The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in mainstream browsers:
7 Further Information
7.2 For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following: