Skimlinks Optimization Cookie Opt-out

The below Opt-out / Opt-in choices allow Users of Skimlinks Enabled Sites to opt-out or opt-in to the use of their Usage Data for targeted advertising purposes, as more fully described in the Privacy Policy and User Cookies page.

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For information and FAQs on the Skimlinks Optimization Cookie, please see the End-user Privacy Policy »

* The Transparency and Consent Framework (TCF) is an industry tool that supports companies within the digital advertising ecosystem as they manage their compliance obligations under the GDPR and ePrivacy Directive. You can opt out of Skimlinks data processing through the Skimlinks only Cookie and/or the TCF using the buttons below. The key difference being that the TCF gives you more control over a wider range of purposes and vendors in the ecosystem. If you opt-out to either one, your data will not be processed by Skimlinks.

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Your data protection rights

Where you are located in the European Union, in certain circumstances you are entitled to the following rights with respect to your Personal Information:

  • You can request access to, correction of, update to, deletion of, portability of Your Personal Information by contacting us at You can also object to the processing of, or object to automated decisions based on, your Personal Information by contacting us at Please note that, for Users of Skimlinks Enabled Sites, Skimlinks anonymises all Personal Information, therefore it is not possible to identify any of such Users Personal Information for deletion or access.
  • You have the right to opt-out of marketing communications we send you at any time. You can exercise this right by clicking on the "unsubscribe" or "opt-out" link in the marketing e-mails we send you, or simply visit here.
  • You have the right to complain to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your Personal Information. For more information, please contact the UK Information Commissioner's Office.

Who do we share your Personal Information with?

We may disclose your Personal Information to the following categories of recipients:

  • to our third party services providers and partners who provide data processing services to us (for example, to support the delivery of, provide functionality on, or help to enhance the security of our Website), or process Personal Information to provide content and personalisation, ad selection. delivery and reporting, measurement including but not limited to; LiveRamp Marketplace, Adobe US, Pubmatic, Eyeota, Taboola, Tapad, Magnetic, Avocet, Qualia, The Trade Desk, Appnexus, Google DoubleClick, Media Math, Purch, Narrative or who otherwise process Personal Information for purposes that are described in this Privacy Policy or notified to you when we collect your Personal Information
  • to any competent law enforcement body, regulatory, government agency, court or other third party where we believe disclosure is necessary (i) as a matter of applicable law or regulation, (ii) to exercise, establish or defend our legal rights, or (iii) to protect your interests or those of any other person;
  • to an actual or potential buyer (and its agents and advisers) in connection with any actual or proposed purchase, merger or acquisition of any part of our business, provided that we inform the buyer it must use your Personal Information only for the purposes disclosed in this Privacy Notice;
  • in order to enforce or apply Skimlinks' Terms of Service, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Skimlinks, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purpose of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
  • to any other person with your consent to the disclosure.

Legal basis for processing Personal Information

Our legal basis for collecting and using the Personal Information described in our Privacy Policy will depend on the Personal Information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it.

However, we will normally collect Personal Information from you only where (i) we have your consent to do so, (ii) where we need the Personal Information to perform a contract with you, or (iii) where the processing is in our legitimate interests and not overridden by your data protection interests or fundamental rights and freedoms.

If you have questions about or need further information concerning the legal basis on which we collect and use your Personal Information, please let us know by contacting us at


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  • If you clear the cookies from your browser, use a different internet browser or use a new computer to access the internet, and you continue to wish to be opted out of the Skimlinks optimization cookie, you must opt-out again.