A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer’s hard drive and allows web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

We give you control over the types of cookies you decide to accept from our website. These are grouped as follows:

  • Strictly necessary cookies – these are essential for our website to function. We don’t ask for your consent to these and the only way to avoid them is to not use our website.
  • Nice to have cookies – these help us to give you a better user experience on our website, but the website will still function if you choose to turn them off.
  • Marketing cookies – these allow advertising to be tailored to your interests, both on our website and as you browse the web after leaving our website. You can choose to turn these off.

Futures Housing Group Cookies (Strictly Necessary)

NameDescriptionExpires
PHPSESSIDUsed to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session cookie.When the browsing session ends
fhg_1_marketingChecks if the marketing cookies are allowed.1 month
fhg_1_nice_to_haveChecks if the nice to have cookies are allowed.1 month
wfwaf-authcookie-*Security cookie to prevent malicious activityWhen the browsing session ends
wordfence_verfiedHuman Security cookie to prevent malicious activityWhen the browsing session ends

Google Analytics Cookies (Marketing)

NameDescriptionExpires
_gaThis helps us count how many people visit futureshg.co.uk by tracking if you have visited before.2 years
_gatUsed to manage the performance of Google Analytics data collection.1 minute
_gidUsed by Google Analytics to store information about the pages you visit on our website.1 day

AddThis Cookies (Nice to Have)

Name DescriptionExpires
_atucProvides the social sharing functionality across the website.2 years
_atuvsProvides the social sharing functionality across the website.When the browsing session ends

Independent Cookie Advice

For more information please visit: https://cookiesandyou.com