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Privacy Policy for The Universal Compendium

Last Updated: 2 November 2023

The Universal Compendium ('us', 'we', or 'our') is committed to protecting your privacy and safeguarding your personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines our practices regarding the collection, use, and sharing of your personal data when you visit our website. We also provide information on the use of cookies, including those used by third-party vendors such as Google, for advertising purposes.

1. Information We Collect

When you visit The Universal Compendium, we may collect the following types of information:

a. Personal Information: We do not collect personal information such as your name, address, or phone number unless you voluntarily provide it.

b. Log Data: Like many other websites, we, and our third-party vendors such as Google and Amazon, automatically collect certain information through log files. This information may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, and the date and time of your visit.

c. Cookies: We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. Cookies are small data files that are stored on your device to improve website functionality and provide a more personalised experience.

2. How We Use Cookies

Cookies are essential for the proper functioning of our website. They serve various purposes, including:

a. Analytics: We use cookies to analyse website traffic, gather statistical information, and understand how visitors interact with our content. This information helps us improve our website's performance and content.

b. Advertising: We may use third-party advertising cookies, like those provided by Google, to serve ads based on your previous visits to our website or other sites on the Internet. These cookies collect and share data for personalised ad targeting.

3. Third-Party Vendors

a. Google: Google and its partners use advertising cookies to serve ads to users based on their visit to our site or other websites on the Internet. Google's use of advertising cookies enables them to personalize ads and offers based on your interests and online behaviour. For Google's privacy policy in relation to partner sites, visit

b. Opting Out: Users may choose to opt out of personalised advertising by visiting Google's Ads Settings. This allows you to control the information Google collects and uses for ad personalisation. You can also manage your cookie preferences using your browser settings.

4. Cookie Storage and Management

Cookies are stored on your device and have a specific lifespan. They can be session cookies, which are deleted when you close your browser, or persistent cookies, which remain on your device for a longer duration. You can manage and delete cookies through your browser's settings.

5. Data Security

We take data security seriously and employ reasonable measures to protect your information. However, no online platform can guarantee absolute security, so please be aware of the inherent risks associated with data transmission on the internet.

6. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be reflected in the 'Last Updated' date above. Please review this policy periodically to stay informed about how we handle your personal data.

7. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy or the information we collect, please contact us at

By using The Universal Compendium, you agree to the terms outlined in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with these terms, please refrain from using our website.

Thank you for your interest in The Universal Compendium. Your privacy and trust are of utmost importance to us.



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