Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy outlines how XLMedia Publishing Limited employs Cookies in relation to your use of (“the Site”).

This document is provided by XLMedia plc’s group of companies (referred to collectively as “XLMedia”). When terms such as “XLMedia”, “we”, “us”, or “our” are used, they refer to the specific XLMedia group company managing the Site.

XLMedia Publishing Limited, a subsidiary of XLMedia plc, oversees and manages the Site.

Your access and use of the Site’s features imply your acceptance of this policy’s terms and conditions.

Additionally, our Privacy Policy, which also discusses our Cookie use, should be consulted.

Understanding Cookies

A “Cookie” is a minor data/text file stored on your device by a site to remember information like your language preference or login details. Cookies serve various functions related to website navigation and have different uses. These include enabling site features, providing analytics for site evaluation, and aiding in communication and marketing. Cookies are created or updated by the site and its technologies when a user accesses a web page or interacts with it. These Cookies are then transferred to the user’s computer or mobile device for future access. Cookies set by us are called First-Party Cookies. Third Party Cookies, used for advertising and marketing, originate from a domain other than the Site’s.

Cookie Usage

We use Cookies on the Site for multiple purposes as detailed below. Primarily, this usage aims to understand user interests, facilitate the platform and its services, and personalize the browsing experience. We categorize Cookies based on their source, function, and purpose. Generally, disabling Cookies can hinder the functionality and features of this Site. Therefore, if you’re uncertain about needing them, it’s advised to keep all Cookies enabled.

Disabling Cookies

You can block Cookies through your browser settings (refer to your browser Help for instructions). Note that disabling some Cookies may impact the functionality of this Site and others you visit, often disabling certain features of the Site. Therefore, it’s advisable not to disable Cookies. The Cookie Consent tool allows you to tailor your Cookie preferences. This tool records your consent to our Cookie policy and periodically requests consent to keep you updated with changes to our Cookie and Privacy Policy. The tool mainly controls Marketing and Analytical Cookies used by the Site. Essential Cookies, necessary for the Site’s functioning, cannot be disabled. These are set in response to your actions like setting privacy preferences, logging in, or completing forms on the Site. These Cookies don’t collect personal information or identify individual users.

Types of Cookies We Set

Account-related Cookies are used for managing the signup process and general administration. These are typically deleted upon logging out, although some may remain to remember your preferences when logged out.

Login-related Cookies help maintain your logged-in status, preventing the need to log in repeatedly. These are removed or cleared upon logging out to ensure restricted access to certain features and areas.

Form-related Cookies may be set to remember your details for future correspondence when you submit data through forms.

Essential Cookies are critical for the Site’s functionality and cannot be turned off. They enable basic features like site navigation and access to secure areas. Blocking these Cookies can disable parts of the Site, and they don’t store identifiable personal information.

Analytics/Performance Cookies help us track visits and traffic sources for Site performance optimization. They provide insights on popular and unpopular pages and visitor movement around the Site. These Cookies collect aggregated, anonymous information.

Functional Cookies enhance Site functionality and personalization. Set by us or third-party providers, they may not function properly if disabled.

Marketing/Targeting Cookies, set by us or third parties, aid in tailoring and improving our digital activities.

Personalization Cookies remember your choices (like username and language) for a more personalized experience.

Social Media Cookies, set by various social media services on the Site, can track your browser across sites and build a profile of your interests, potentially affecting content and messages on other sites. Disabling these Cookies may limit sharing tool usage.

Cookie List Cookies are small data pieces (text files) stored by your browser at a website’s request to remember information like language preference or login details. We use first-party cookies set by us and third-party cookies for advertising and marketing. Our tracking technologies cover purposes such as:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies
  • Performance Cookies
  • Targeting & Marketing 3rd Party Cookies