Privacy policy and cookies

privacy: COLLECTED PERSONAL DATA collects some personal data of the users who visit the website, for different scopes and using various services. Specifically:

Comments to articles 
  • Name (or nickname)
  • E-mail (only to confirm that the author is a human being and not a BOT)
  • Website (optional)
The proper WordPress feature Enabling users to comment the website contents
Contact form
  • Name
  • Surname
  • E-mail 
  • Website (optional)
The proper WordPress feature Sending requests or tips to the site author
Social media share
  • Username and profile picture  on the social platform  (eg. Facebook)
JetPack by and Facebook Like Box Page  Sharing the website content on the user’ personal profile on social media and following the website social profiles on  Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
Navigation statistics
  • anonymized IP address of the user
  • contents seen or searched  on the site
Google Analytics with anonymized  IP, Facebook pixel and  WordPress stats Knowing which contents the users appreciate the most and monitoring the visits obtained through online advertising campaigns through  Google Adwords and Facebook ADS
Advertising messages (banners)
  • navigation data
Google Adsense and Amazon Showing the users adv contents aligned with the website contents, based on the interests they had shown navigating online
Viewing contents from external platforms 
  • cookies
  • navigation data
  • login data (if applicable)
Facebook Like Box Page, Widget Instagram, Widget Twitter, YouTube (videos embedded into the articles), Gravatar Showing the users contents related to the website ones and enabling them to interact more quickly with them

The above data are collected through cookies, small text files that are stored on the computer or mobile device of the user when he visits a website.

COOKIES are used to:

  • Improve the user experience on the website speeding up the content loading, particularly those he has already visited
  • Remember the settings during visits and from a session to another
  • Offer free content through advertising
  • Improve the website safety and speed
  • Allow the sharing of pages on social networks (e.g. Facebook)
  • Continuously improve the website

cookies aren’t used to:

  • Collect personal data and sensitive information (without the user’s declared consent)
  • Transfer sensitive personal data to third-party
  • Pay sales commissions


Here you can find a list of the cookies used by this website:

how to disable cookies

You can disable cookies through your browser’s settings. However, this way, you could limit the features of this and other websites.


personal data protection

On a totally voluntary basis, the user can contact this site using the specific form or choosing to get notified via e-amil each time a new article is published. In this case, he authorizes this webisite’ admins- and, specifically, its owner, Elisa De Luca- to send him e-mail communications, solely and exclusively to answer his contact requests or to notify him about the issue of new articles or comments.

TREATMENT of the collected personal data

The website owner, as the responsible for the treatment of the personal data voluntarily and consciously shared by the users, is committed to adopt all the safety practices aimed to prevent their un-authorized access, disclosure, modification or distruction. The data treatment is made  using computer and/or online tools, with organizational manners and logics that are strictly linked to the above specified scopes.

The data are treated and stored at the operational office of the website owner (Milan, Italy), for the time required by the scopes the had been collected for. When the treatment is based on the user consent, the owner can store his personal data for a longer time, until this consent is revoked. Furthermore, the owner could be forced to share the personal data for a longer time in accordance with law obligations or as a result of an authority’ order. The owner commits herself not to transfer, sell or use the data for scopes that are different from those specified in this privacy policy, without having previously requested the explicit consent by the interested user.

In order to confirm that you want to authorize this usage of your data, in accordance with the European Regulations 2016/679 (GDPR), please fill the fields and flag the underlying box.


The authorization can be revoked at any time, using the specific link included in the nofication messages or sending an explicit request to