What are cookies, web beacons etc?
Cookies, web beacons and similar technologies are small text files placed in your computer, tablet, mobile or other device. This site also use SDKs on its app which enable us to collect information from your mobile or other device. These technologies may collect your device identifier (IDFA), play data (e.g. how long you spend streaming), app usage, IP address, device location or other information from or in respect of your device.
This can also then be used to recognize when your device visits a particular website or app or clicks on a particular link on Miss Taste and Wine and others’ websites and apps or when you open emails we send you, or links in them.
Your device or browser may also enable you to control the collection of data from your device – see your device and browser instructions for more information in this respect.
Please note that if you choose to opt-out, you may lose some features and / or functionality of misstasteandwine.com.
If you don’t want us to use SDKs, do not install our apps on your devices.
Which cookies, web beacons etc does Miss Taste and Wine use?
The cookies, web beacons and similar technologies that are used in connection with this website and apps can be categorized as follows:
These cookies etc enable services you have specifically asked for.
These cookies etc don’t usually contain any personally identifiable information and are typically set by Miss Taste and Wine or partners chosen by Miss Taste and Wine to provide specific services.
These cookies, web beacons etc are used to collect statistical information about visitors of this website and apps and the pages they view, as well as whether you open emails this site send you, or links in them. These cookies, web beacons etc don’t collect information that identifies a visitor by name. This site use these cookies to understand what content is popular which helps us to improve our website, apps and marketing communications.
All information these cookies, web beacons etc collect is aggregated and used on a depersonalized basis.
These cookies, web beacons etc allow the website or app to remember choices you make and provide enhanced and more personal features.
Some examples of such features include:
Remembering your preferences and settings such as redirect to mobile version of the site when you are browsing with a smart phone,
Other examples of services that use these type of cookies.
Targeting and advertising related
These cookies, web beacons etc are used to deliver advertising that is more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.
They are usually placed by advertising networks with our permission. They remember that you have visited a website, page or app; this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers. In some cases, these ad networks may send you ads on our behalf after you leave our website, social media pages or apps, including where you start but don’t complete a purchase, registration or similar action. Often targeting or advertising cookies etc will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organization.
Some examples of services that use these types of cookies include Google AdSense.
To analyze users’ data we use Google Analytics but we’ve decided to make all the IPs anonimous to avoid violating people’s privacy. Google Analitycs’ policy privacy is available here.
Other third party cookies
Some cookies etc that have been set on our websites are not related to Miss Taste and Wine or our partners. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Facebook or social media widgets like the Facebook like button, these service providers may use their own cookies etc.
We do not control the use of these cookies etc and cannot access them due to the way that these technologies work, as the party who originally set them can only access them. You should check the third party websites for more information about these cookies etc.
On this site we also use third parties plugins (e.g. MailChimp for the newsletter or Disquus for the comments).
Newsletter Miss Taste and Wine
If you have signed up to the newsletter we may combine information (including your device’s location) collected through these cookies, web beacons, your device identifier etc with your account and profile (e.g. the one you use in Disquus for the comments). This is so that we can provide you with more tailored content if you have signed up for the newsletter to provide you with extra benefits like personalisation of Miss Taste and Wine content and email updates on content relevant to you.