Cookie Policy

This is the cookie policy for FSNews, accessible from

What are cookies

Like most professional websites, this site uses cookies – small files downloaded to your computer – to enhance your browsing experience. This section outlines the information they collect, how we utilize it, and the reasons for storing these cookies. Additionally, we provide details on how to prevent their storage; however, be aware that doing so may diminish or disrupt specific elements of the site’s functionality.

How we use cookies

We utilize cookies for various purposes outlined below. Regrettably, in many instances, there are no universally recognized options to disable cookies without entirely compromising the functionality and features they contribute to this site. It is advisable to keep all cookies enabled if you are uncertain about their necessity, as they might be essential for delivering services you use on the site.

Disabling cookies

You have the option to prevent the establishment of cookies by modifying your browser settings (refer to your browser’s Help section for guidance on this). However, it’s important to note that disabling cookies will impact the functionality of not only this site but also many others you visit. The deactivation of cookies typically results in the loss of specific features and functionality on this site. As such, it is advisable not to disable cookies for an optimal browsing experience.

The cookies we set

To ensure a positive experience on this site, we offer the functionality to customize your preferences for its operation. To retain and recall your preferences effectively, we utilize cookies. These cookies store the information needed to apply your preferences whenever you interact with a page that is influenced by your chosen settings.

Third-party cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  1. Google Analytics. We employ Google Analytics, a widely trusted analytics solution, to comprehend how you navigate our site and enhance your overall experience. These cookies track metrics such as your site duration and visited pages, aiding in the continual creation of engaging content. Further details about Google Analytics cookies can be found on the official Google Analytics page.

  2. Google AdSense. Our advertising service, Google AdSense, employs DoubleClick cookies to deliver more relevant ads and limit their frequency. For additional information, please refer to the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

  3. Affiliate tracking.Affiliate tracking cookies help identify if site visitors come through our partner sites. This allows us to credit them appropriately and, where applicable, enables our affiliate partners to provide any bonuses for purchases made.

  4. Social media integration. The inclusion of social media buttons and plugins facilitates connectivity with your social network. Cookies set by sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit enhance your profile on their platforms, contributing to data for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

  5. Browser push notification cookies. We utilize browser push notification cookies to enhance your interaction with our site. These cookies enable us to deliver timely and relevant push notifications, keeping you informed about updates, promotions, and other relevant content. The information tracked includes your preferences for receiving notifications and your response patterns, allowing us to tailor our communication to better suit your needs.

Our advertising partners

Certain advertisers on our site may employ cookies and web beacons. Each advertising partner maintains its own Privacy Policy, outlining their specific practices concerning user data. We recommend reviewing the Privacy Policies of these advertising partners to understand how they handle user information.

Advertising partners privacy policies

Third-party ad servers or ad networks utilize technologies such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons in their advertisements and links displayed on FSNews. These technologies are sent directly to users’ browsers and may automatically collect their IP addresses. The primary purpose of these technologies is to assess the effectiveness of advertising campaigns and/or personalize the advertising content visible on websites visited by users.

It’s important to note that FSNews lacks access to or control over the cookies employed by third-party advertisers. The management and policies regarding these cookies are governed by the third-party advertisers themselves.

Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party 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 a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.

First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.

Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.

The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:

  • IP Address
  • Operating System type
  • Operating System version
  • Device Type
  • Language of the website
  • Web browser type
  • Email (in hashed form)

Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.

If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.

For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.

Children's information

Another aspect of our commitment is dedicated to ensuring the safety of children while using the internet. We strongly encourage parents and guardians to actively observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their children’s online activities.

It’s important to note that FSNews does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. We prioritize the protection of children’s privacy and adhere to guidelines that prohibit the collection of such information from underage users.

More information

Hopefully, this explanation has provided clarity. As mentioned earlier, if you are uncertain about the necessity of certain features, it’s generally safer to keep cookies enabled, as they may interact with functionalities on our site.

For further information or inquiries, feel free to reach out to us through one of our preferred contact methods. You can contact us via email at [email protected]. We welcome any questions or concerns you may have regarding our privacy practices.