Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy of DO Lectures

This document informs Users about the technologies that help this Website to achieve the purposes described below. Such technologies allow the Owner to access and store information (for example by using a Cookie) or use resources (for example by running a script) on a User’s device as they interact with this Website.

For simplicity, all such technologies are defined as "Trackers" within this document – unless there is a reason to differentiate.
For example, while Cookies can be used on both web and mobile browsers, it would be inaccurate to talk about Cookies in the context of mobile apps as they are a browser-based Tracker. For this reason, within this document, the term Cookies is only used where it is specifically meant to indicate that particular type of Tracker.

Some of the purposes for which Trackers are used may also require the User's consent. Whenever consent is given, it can be freely withdrawn at any time following the instructions provided in this document.

This Website uses Trackers managed directly by the Owner (so-called “first-party” Trackers) and Trackers that enable services provided by a third-party (so-called “third-party” Trackers). Unless otherwise specified within this document, third-party providers may access the Trackers managed by them.
The validity and expiration periods of Cookies and other similar Trackers may vary depending on the lifetime set by the Owner or the relevant provider. Some of them expire upon termination of the User’s browsing session.
In addition to what’s specified in the descriptions within each of the categories below, Users may find more precise and updated information regarding lifetime specification as well as any other relevant information — such as the presence of other Trackers — in the linked privacy policies of the respective third-party providers or by contacting the Owner.

Activities strictly necessary for the operation of this Website and delivery of the Service

This Website uses so-called “technical” Cookies and other similar Trackers to carry out activities that are strictly necessary for the operation or delivery of the Service.

Third-party Trackers

Platform services and hosting

These services have the purpose of hosting and running key components of this Website, therefore allowing the provision of this Website from within a unified platform. Such platforms provide a wide range of tools to the Owner – e.g. analytics, user registration, commenting, database management, e-commerce, payment processing – that imply the collection and handling of Personal Data.
Some of these services work through geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where the Personal Data are stored.

Shopify (Shopify International Limited)

Shopify is a platform provided by Shopify Inc. that allows the Owner to build, run and host an e-commerce website.

Personal Data processed: billing address, email address, first name, last name, phone number, shipping address and Tracker.

Place of processing: Ireland – Privacy Policy.

Storage duration:

  • _ab: 3 years
  • _cmp_a: 1 day
  • _customer_account_shop_sessions: 1 month
  • _landing_page: 14 days
  • _orig_referrer: 14 days
  • _pay_session: duration of the session
  • _s: 30 minutes
  • _secure_account_session_id: 1 month
  • _secure_session_id: 1 day
  • _shopify_country: duration of the session
  • _shopify_d: duration of the session
  • _shopify_evids: duration of the session
  • _shopify_fs: 1 year
  • _shopify_ga: indefinite
  • _shopify_m: duration of the session
  • _shopify_s: 30 minutes
  • _shopify_sa_p: 30 minutes
  • _shopify_sa_t: 30 minutes
  • _shopify_tm: duration of the session
  • _shopify_tw: duration of the session
  • _shopify_y: 1 year
  • _storefront_u: 1 minute
  • _tracking_consent: duration of the session
  • _y: 1 year
  • c: 2 years
  • card_update_verification_id: 20 minutes
  • cart: 14 days
  • cart_currency: 14 days
  • cart_sig: 14 days
  • cart_ts: 14 days
  • cart_ver: 14 days
  • checkout: 28 days
  • checkout_prefill: 5 minutes
  • checkout_queue_checkout_token: 2 years
  • checkout_queue_token: 2 years
  • checkout_session_lookup: 21 days
  • checkout_session_token: 21 days
  • checkout_session_token*: 21 days
  • checkout_token: 2 years
  • checkout_worker_session: 3 days
  • customer_account_locale: 1 year
  • customer_account_new_login: 20 minutes
  • customer_account_preview: 7 days
  • customer_auth_provider: indefinite
  • customer_auth_session_created_at: indefinite
  • customer_payment_method: 1 hour
  • customer_shop_pay_agreement: 20 minutes
  • discount_code: indefinite
  • dynamic_checkout_shown_on_cart: 30 minutes
  • hide_shopify_pay_for_checkout: indefinite
  • identity-state: 1 day
  • identity-state-*: 1 day
  • identity_customer_account_number: 3 months
  • keep_alive: 14 days
  • localization: 14 days
  • login_with_shop_finalize: 5 minutes
  • master_device_id: 2 years
  • order: 21 days
  • pay_update_intent_id: 20 minutes
  • preview_theme: indefinite
  • previous_step: 2 years
  • profile_preview_token: 5 minutes
  • remember_me: 2 years
  • secure_customer_sig: 1 year
  • shopify-editor-unconfirmed-settings: 16 hours
  • shopify_pay: 2 years
  • shopify_pay_redirect: 1 hour
  • source_name: indefinite
  • storefront_digest: 3 years
  • tracked_start_checkout: 2 years

Other activities involving the use of Trackers

Experience enhancement

This Website uses Trackers to provide a personalized user experience by improving the quality of preference management options, and by enabling interaction with external networks and platforms.

Interaction with external social networks and platforms

This type of service allows interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Website.
The interaction and information obtained through this Website are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network.
This type of service might still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.
It is recommended to log out from the respective services in order to make sure that the processed data on this Website isn’t being connected back to the User’s profile.

LinkedIn button and social widgets (LinkedIn Corporation)

The LinkedIn button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the LinkedIn social network provided by LinkedIn Corporation.

Personal Data processed: Tracker and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Storage duration:

  • AnalyticsSyncHistory: 1 month
  • JSESSIONID: duration of the session
  • UserMatchHistory: 1 month
  • bcookie: 1 year
  • bscookie: 1 year
  • lang: duration of the session
  • lidc: 1 day
  • lissc: 1 year
  • lms_ads: 1 month
  • lms_analytics: 1 month


This Website uses Trackers to measure traffic and analyze User behavior with the goal of improving the Service.


The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google LLC or by Google Ireland Limited, depending on how the Owner manages the Data processing, (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal Data processed: Tracker and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt Out; Ireland – Privacy PolicyOpt Out.

Storage duration:

  • AMP_TOKEN: 1 hour
  • _ga: 2 years
  • _gac*: 3 months
  • _gat: 1 minute
  • _gid: 1 day

How to manage preferences and provide or withdraw consent

There are various ways to manage Tracker related preferences and to provide and withdraw consent, where relevant:

Users can manage preferences related to Trackers from directly within their own device settings, for example, by preventing the use or storage of Trackers.

Additionally, whenever the use of Trackers is based on consent, Users can provide or withdraw such consent by setting their preferences within the cookie notice or by updating such preferences accordingly via the relevant consent-preferences privacy widget, if available.

It is also possible, via relevant browser or device features, to delete previously stored Trackers, including those used to remember the User’s initial consent preferences.

Other Trackers in the browser’s local memory may be cleared by deleting the browsing history.

With regard to any third-party Trackers, Users can manage their preferences via the related opt-out link (where provided), by using the means indicated in the third party's privacy policy, or by contacting the third party.

Locating Tracker Settings

Users can, for example, find information about how to manage Cookies in the most commonly used browsers at the following addresses:

Users may also manage certain categories of Trackers used on mobile apps by opting out through relevant device settings such as the device advertising settings for mobile devices, or tracking settings in general (Users may open the device settings and look for the relevant setting).

Consequences of denying the use of Trackers

Users are free to decide whether or not to allow the use of Trackers. However, please note that Trackers help this Website to provide a better experience and advanced functionalities to Users (in line with the purposes outlined in this document). Therefore, if the User chooses to block the use of Trackers, the Owner may be unable to provide related features.

Owner and Data Controller

The DO Lectures
The Old Jeans Factory
Bath House Road
Cardigan, Wales
SA43 1JY
United Kingdom

Owner contact email: info@thedolectures.co.uk

Since the use of third-party Trackers through this Website cannot be fully controlled by the Owner, any specific references to third-party Trackers are to be considered indicative. In order to obtain complete information, Users are kindly requested to consult the privacy policies of the respective third-party services listed in this document.

Given the objective complexity surrounding tracking technologies, Users are encouraged to contact the Owner should they wish to receive any further information on the use of such technologies by this Website.

Definitions and legal references

Personal Data (or Data)

Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection with other information — including a personal identification number — allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person.

Usage Data

Information collected automatically through this Website (or third-party services employed in this Website), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Website, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User's IT environment.


The individual using this Website who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject.

Data Subject

The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Processor)

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes Personal Data on behalf of the Controller, as described in this privacy policy.

Data Controller (or Owner)

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Website. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Website.

This Website (or this Application)

The means by which the Personal Data of the User is collected and processed.


The service provided by this Website as described in the relative terms (if available) and on this site/application.

European Union (or EU)

Unless otherwise specified, all references made within this document to the European Union include all current member states to the European Union and the European Economic Area.


Cookies are Trackers consisting of small sets of data stored in the User's browser.


Tracker indicates any technology - e.g Cookies, unique identifiers, web beacons, embedded scripts, e-tags and fingerprinting - that enables the tracking of Users, for example by accessing or storing information on the User’s device.

Legal information

This privacy policy relates solely to this Website, if not stated otherwise within this document.

Latest update: February 22, 2022


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