Privacy Policy

On The Flavourist we respect the privacy of our users and we are aware of their privacy rights under applicable law, including the laws implementing the European Directive for the Protection of Personal Data and the E-Privacy Directive.


The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.

This is information that is not collected to be associated with identified data subjects, but which by their very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified.

This category of data includes the IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by users who connect to the site, the addresses in the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) notation of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the operating system and the user’s computer environment.

This data is used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its correct functioning.

The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in the event of hypothetical computer crimes against the site and be communicated, for this purpose, to the authorities responsible for the prevention and protection from unlawful conduct towards the site, its managers or third parties.

Data provided voluntarily by the user

The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of comments to posts or e-mails to the addresses indicated on this site entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, necessary to respond to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the message.

Data retention

This site and the servers we use to process personal data are located in the United States where the laws for the protection of personal data may not be equivalent to those in your country of residence. In any case, we do our best to ensure that your privacy is safeguarded as indicated in this Privacy Policy.

By using this Site, you consent to the transfer, collection and processing of your data in the manner indicated in this Privacy Policy.


What are:

We use cookies on our website for various reasons, for example to improve the user experience on the site, manage advertising, analyze our sites and related applications.

A cookie is a small text file that is saved on users’ computers or mobile devices when they visit a site.

How can you manage, control and delete cookies:

You can set your computer to be notified every time a cookie is sent to you or disable all cookies (except Flash cookies) through your browser. Check your browser’s Help menu or the settings and commands built into mobile devices to find out how. Some devices store cookies not only in areas connected to the browser, but also in specific areas for Apps, which cannot be managed through the browser. Check the settings of your Apps on your mobile device to find out how to manage or delete the cookies that may be stored in these areas.

Most internet browsers are set up to accept cookies automatically.

However, you have the option, at any time, to reset your browser to accept all cookies, only some, or to reject them, disabling their use by the sites. Furthermore, you can set your browser preferences in such a way as to be notified whenever a cookie is stored in your computer’s memory.

At the end of each browsing session, the collected cookies can be deleted from the hard disk.

Since each browser – and often different versions of the same browser – has a different procedure for managing cookie preferences, you can find detailed information on this in your browser’s guide.

For an overview of the action modes for the most common browsers, you can visit the address


Warning: if you decide not to accept cookies, some functions, services or functionality of the site may not be available.

Description of the cookies on this site:

Technical tracking cookies
we use them to understand how many users visit our site, which web pages they visit, how long they stay, how they arrive at our sites (for example, through a link from another site or through a search engine) and also to collect information on how users use our site. This information helps us understand what successful web functions are and how the site may need improvement.

On the site there are cookies from:

Google Analytics:
Google DFP:
Technical session cookies
They are essential for the normal navigation and use of the site, as well as for its correct functioning. They are used to manage the session and access to the reserved functions of the site if any.

Technical functionality cookies
They are used to simplify navigation and use of the site and improve its performance and usability. They allow the user to browse according to a series of selected criteria (for example, the language) in order to improve the service provided.

Third-party advertising and profiling cookies
On our site there are spaces with third party advertisers online or on the mobile network that use cookies, web beacons, pixels or GIFs to help us manage advertising and to measure their effectiveness. Third-party analytics networks and advertising networks use these technologies to automatically collect information and deliver targeted ads for products and services that, based on activity, are likely to be of interest to you (“interest-based advertising” or “Targeted advertising”).

GIFs allow third party advertisers to recognize a unique cookie on the web browser or mobile device. This in turn allows us to learn which advertising brings users to our site. The information collected does not contain your name or e-mail address. However, they can inform the advertiser on which other sites visited are associated with the network advertiser. This information may be used for the purpose of placing advertisements on this and other sites based on those interests, and to understand which advertisements bring users to our sites.

Companies that advertise on our Sites may also insert web beacons in their ads to help develop statistics on the effectiveness of advertising on our sites.

In some cases, a partner of those listed may show advertising banners and campaigns from other parties.


Google services
Whenever one of our Sites includes a third-party plug-in, you can always click on the plug-in icon or link and go to the third site to read the related privacy policy.
By using this site, the user agrees to use cookies and similar tools, as described above, even if they are not strictly necessary for the provision of services.
If you would like to know more about cookies, including flash cookies / local storage tools, the following sites may provide more information:
If the user does not interact with the consent forms and exits the information by closing it or continuing to browse the site, the consent is understood to be given for all the cookies indicated above

Service Name Type and Functionality Link for info

DataXu – Advertisements
Disqus – Widget, Commenting System, Social
DoubleClick – Advertisements
Feedjit – Analysis, Live Traffic Widget
Google Adsense – Advertisements
Google Analytics – Analysis, Analytics
Gravatar – Widget
Krux Digital – Beacon
ScoreCard Research Beacon – Beacon, Analytics