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Privacy Policy

The privacy of my visitors is extremely important. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of personal information that is received and collected and how it is used.

Designation of the responsible authority

The person responsible for data processing on this website is

Andrea Pasqualini
Department of Economics, University of Oxford,
10 Manor Road
Oxford, OX1 3UQ
United Kingdom

The responsible body decides alone or jointly with others on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, contact details, etc.).

Log Files

Like many other websites, this site uses log files to help learn about when, from where, and how often traffic flows to this site. The information in these log files include:

  • Internet Protocol addresses (IP)
  • Types of browser
  • Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  • Date and time stamp
  • Referring and exit pages
  • Number of clicks

All of this information is not linked to anything that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons

I use cookies on this site to store limited information about how you interact with the site. In line with EU legislation, I have identified several different types of cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies.
    • I set a cookie to store your acceptance of my cookie policy. This expires after 31 days.
  • Preferences cookies to remember your preferences. These are not used on this website.
  • Statistics cookies that allow me to see how my audience uses the website. I use:
    • Google Analytics
  • Marketing cookies to help advertisers deliver relevant content are not used on this website.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics tool I use to help understand how visitors engage with this website. It reports website trends using cookies and web beacons without identifying individual visitors. Individual IP addresses are anonymized. You can read Google Analytics Privacy Policy.

Objection to data collection

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link An opt-out cookie is set to prevent the collection of your information on future visits to our site: Disable Google Analytics.

Details on how Google Analytics handles user data can be found in the Google privacy policy:

Demographic characteristics at Google Analytics

This website uses the function “demographic characteristics” of Google Analytics. It can be used to generate reports that contain information about the age, gender and interests of visitors to the site. This data comes from interest-based advertising by Google as well as from visitor data from third parties. It is not possible to assign the data to a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time. You can do this through the ad settings in your Google Account or by generally prohibiting the collection of your data by Google Analytics, as explained in the section “Opting out of data collection”.

Google Web Fonts

This website uses Web Fonts from Google. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

The use of Google Fonts allows me to present this website using my choice of fonts, regardless of the fonts that are installed locally. This is done by retrieving the Google Web Fonts from a Google server in the USA and the associated transfer of your data to Google. This data is your IP address and which page you have visited on this website. The use of Google Web Fonts is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. As the operator of this website, I have a legitimate interest in the optimal display and transmission of my web presence.

The company Google is certified for the US-European data protection convention “Privacy Shield”. This data protection agreement is intended to ensure compliance with the level of data protection applicable in the EU.

Details about Google Web Fonts can be found here: and further information in the Google Privacy Policy:

Copyright © 2021 Andrea Pasqualini. Distributed under the MIT license.