This website (“The Site”) uses Cookies and similar technologies. By using Cookies, we are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve The Site by better understanding how you use it. Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur if you continue using The Site or when you press the Accept button on Our Cookie pop-up. If you do not agree to Our Cookie Policy, please stop using The Site immediately.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

1.1 In this Cookie Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

“Cookie”means a small file placed on your computer or device by The Site when you visit certain parts of The Site and/or when you use certain features of The Site;
“Cookie Law”means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and, where applicable, the UK GDPR;
“personal data”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
“We/Us/Our”means Unit 113998, PO Box 6945, London, W1A 6US.

2. Information About Us

2.1 The 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

3. How Does The Site Use Cookies?

3.1 The Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of The Site and to provide and improve Our services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.

3.2 By using The 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 The 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 The 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 The 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 The 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 The Site and your experience of it.

  • 3.3.3 Functionality Cookies

Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on The 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 The 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 The 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 The 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 The 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 The Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

3.4 Cookies on The Site are not permanent and will expire as indicated in the tables below.

3.5 For more details of the personal data that We collect and use, the measures we have in place to protect personal data, your legal rights, and our legal obligations, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

3.6 For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the tables below.

4 What Cookies Does The Site Use?

4.1 The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of CookiePurpose & TypeStrictly NecessaryPersistence
nitroCachedPagePage loading speed optimisationnoSingle session
__gadsThis 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.no389 days

4.2 The following third party Cookies which are not strictly necessary may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of CookiePurpose & TypeProviderPersistence
test_cookieUsed to test if cookies are accepted by the user’s browserGoogle/ DoubleClick15 mins
__gads and __gpiSet 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.Google/ DoubleClick389 days
DSIDThis cookie is set to note your specific user identity through a hashed/encrypted unique ID.Google/ DoubleClick1 hour
__gpiMarketing/trackingGoogle>1 session
A3Ads targeting cookie for YahooYahoo adv1 year
tuuid_luContains a unique visitor ID, which allows 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.bidswitch.net1 year
tuuidMakes advertising messages more relevant to the website visitor.bidswitch.net1 year
KADUSERCOOKIEAdvertising tracking.pubmatic.com1 year
CMPS, CMID, CMPROAdvertising tracking what adverts users were looking at.casalemedia.com3 months to 1 year
wfivefivecGenerally provided by it is used for advertising purposes..w55c.net1 year 1 month
ljt_readerCollects data related to reader interests, context, demographics and other information..lijit.com1 year
tluidTo 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..3lift.com3 months
matchgoogleRegulates synchronisation of user identification and exchange of user data between various ad services..w55c.net1 month
mcTo track anonymous information about how website visitors use the site..quantserve.com1 year and 1 month
IDEThis 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..doubleclick.net1 year
uuid2This cookie allows targeted advertising through the AppNexus platform – collects anonymous data on ad views IP adddress, page views, and more..adnxs.com3 months
uidThis 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..adform.net2 months
KTPCACOOKIEThis cookie is generally provided by for advertising purposes..pubmatic.com1 day
ANON_IDCollects 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..tribalfusion.com3 months
uuidThis 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..mathtag.com1 year
mt_mopTracks how users use the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website..mathtag.com1 month

4.3 The 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 The Site is used. This, in turn, enables Us to improve The 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 The Site, it does enable Us to continually improve The Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.

4.4 The analytics services used by The Site uses the following analytics Cookies to gather the required information.:

Name of CookiePurpose & TypeProviderStrictly NecessaryPersistence
_gidWeb audience measurement: It is used to count and track pageviews by storing a unique value for each page visited.Google Analyticsno1 day
_gaWeb 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.Google Analyticsno2 years
_gat_gtag_UA_940071_1Web audience measurement: Used to limit requests (throttle request rate).Google Analyticsno1 minute
Cookies used for Analytics services

You may be interested in considering Google Analytics’ own browser add-on for cookies opt-out currently available opt-outs

5. Consent and Control

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 The 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:

Microsoft Internet Explorer:

Microsoft Edge: (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)

Safari (macOS):

Safari (iOS):

Mozilla Firefox:

Android: (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)

6 Changes to this Cookie Policy

6.1 We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time.  Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of The Site after the changes have been made.  You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

6.2 In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

7 Further Information

7.1 If you would like to know more about how We use Cookies, please contact Us at or by post at Unit 113998, PO Box 6945, London, W1A 6US.

7.2 For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following:

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