Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement for Toppin' Up

At Toppin’ Up, which is accessible from, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. For more information on how we protect your privacy please read the University of Malta’s General Privacy Notice.


Browsing the Toppin' Up website

Toppin’ Up will collect some personal information when you browse the website.



Like any other website, Toppin’ Up makes use of cookies to make the website work better for you. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimise the users’ experience by customising our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

Toppin’ Up also makes use of cookies to deliver targeted advertising based on your use of our site and to measure the performance of our advertising. Advertising technologies which may set cookies on this site include, but are not limited to social media platforms.


Google Analytics

Toppin’ Up uses Google Analytics to collect information on how visitors use our site. This information is used to create reporting and analysis to allow us to improve the site for our users. The cookies used by Google Analytics collect information in an anonymous form: including the number of visitors to the site; where visitors have come to the site from; and the pages they visited.


Opting out of cookies

Visitors may choose to decline the use of DART cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network Privacy Policy at the following URL: Visitors may also consult the documentation for their web browser or mobile device for further options to control which cookies they allow. You can disable Google Analytics tracking on your browser by following the instructions on the Google site.


Toppin' Up on social media

Toppin’ Up is present on Facebook and Instagram and you can interact with Toppin’ Up through your existing social media accounts.


Data Protection Policy

Toppin’ Up is bound by national and EU data protection law. Please refer to our Data Protection Policy for further information and for the contact details of the UM’s Data Protection Officer.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Website Privacy Statement, do not hesitate to contact us.


Our Advertising Partners

Some of the advertisers on our site may use cookies and web beacons. Our advertising partners are listed below. Each of our advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy for their policies on user data. For easier access, we hyperlinked to their Privacy Policies below.


Advertising Partners Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of Toppin’ Up.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on Toppin’ Up, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalise the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that Toppin’ Up has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.


Third Party Privacy Policies

Toppin’ Up’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, this can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.