Cookies Policy

This Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how Future Publishing Limited, Future plc and their UK group companies (“Future”) use cookies and similar technologies on their websites, and what you can do to manage how cookies are used. We are committed to protecting the personal information we collect when you use our websites and other services. We have appointed a third party to conduct a full audit of the cookies on our sites. When the audit is complete we will update this policy with more information about those cookies, including how you can opt out of them. This cookies policy contains more information on the following:

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that the website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the website. The cookie will collect information relating to your use of our sites, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at our site via a link from third party site, the URL of the linking page. If you are a registered user or subscriber it may also collect your name and email address, which may be transferred to data processors for registered user or subscriber verification purposes.

Cookies record information about your online preferences and help us to tailor our websites to your interests. Information provided by cookies can help us to analyse your use of our sites and help us to provide you with a better user experience.

Cookies are either ‘session’ or ‘persistent’ cookies, depending on how long they are stored for:

Session cookies are only stored for the duration of your visit to a website and are deleted from your device when you close your browser;

Persistent cookies are saved on your device for a fixed period of time after the browser has closed and are activated each time you visit the website where the cookie was generated.

How does this website use cookies?

We use these cookies to enable certain online functionality including:

  • Identify returning users, registrants and subscribers and to allow them to be presented with a personalised version of the site.
  • Eliminating the need for returning users to re-enter their login details.
  • Commenting on our sites.

Sometimes, if we have obtained your prior informed consent , we may use cookies , tags or other similar devices to obtain information that will allow us to show from our website , the third , or any other means , based on the analysis of your habits ad navigation.

Who uses the information stored in cookies ?

The information stored in cookies from our website is used exclusively by us , except for those identified below as " third-party cookie " , which are used and managed by outside entities to provide requested by our services to improve our services and the user experience when browsing our website . The main services for which these " third party cookies " are used to obtain access statistics and ensure the payment transactions .

How can I manage or opt out of cookies?

Some people find the idea of a website storing information on their device a little intrusive, in particular when the information is stored and used by a third party. For example, you may object to being served advertising which is targeted to your interests based on your browsing history. If you would prefer to opt out of cookies, it is possible to control cookies by following the steps below, however you should be aware that you might lose some features and functionality of the website if you do so Cookies, including those which have already been set, can be deleted from your hard drive. You can also change the preferences/settings in your web browser to control cookies. In some cases, you can choose to accept cookies from the primary site, but block them from third parties. In others, you can block cookies from specific advertisers, or clear out all cookies. Deleting or blocking cookies may reduce functionality of the site. If you experience any problems having deleted cookies, you should contact the supplier of your web browser.

2 years
It is a Google Analytics analysis cookie that is used to store the user's identification code, although the name of the cookie, the domain and the expiration time can be customized.
Until the end of the session
This is a Google Analytics analysis cookie and is used to measure how users interact with our website.
1 day
It is a Google Analytics analysis cookie that serves to give a different identification code to each page and indicate the date.
1 year
It is established by the CloudFlare service to identify trusted web traffic. It does not correspond to any user id in the web application, nor does it save any personally identifiable information.
This session hotjar cookie is configured so that Hotjar knows if that visitor is included in the sample that is used to generate funnels.
This cookie is used by the PHP encryption language to allow session variables to be saved on the web server. This cookie is essential for the operation of the website.
9 months
This cookie serves to inform the user that cookies have been enabled.