Cookie Policy


Hindustan Times Media Limited collects information by automated means when user(s) visit, access or use our websites (“website”) or widgets (collectively the “Services”) that link to this Cookie Policy. 

This Cookie Policy describes the information we obtain from Cookies, how Hindustan Times Media Limited (“HTML” or “we” or “us”) uses Cookies and how user(s) can manage them. By using the Services, user(s) acknowledge they have read and accept the Cookie Policy. We may periodically update this Cookie Policy without prior notice to reflect changes in our practices. 

Use of Cookies may involve the processing of Personal Information (i.e., any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual, such as IP addresses or other online identifiers). For more information about our data protection practices, see our Privacy Policy.


The information we obtain through the use of Cookies may include information about user computer, device and browser, such as user IP address, browser, operating system and device characteristics, language preferences, mobile device or advertising ID, referring URLs and actions taken by user(s) on the Services, such as the content user visited, whether user has used the Services before, date(s) and time(s) user accesses the Services, email and advertising views and click-throughs, frequent article searches on the Services, and other software or hardware information. If the user accesses the Services from a mobile or other device, we may collect information for that device, such as a unique device identifier ("UDID"), mobile phone number, and details about the user mobile carrier.

Cookies can recognize user(s) and remember important information that will make the use of a site more convenient, such as by remembering user’s login status and user preferences.

Through the Cookies of third-party analytics providers, ad networks and advertisers, we can track user’s online activities over time and across third-party websites, apps and devices, by obtaining information through automated means. This information, along with information we gather when the user logs in, can be used to understand use across sites and devices to help improve our products and services, remember user preferences, provide content recommendations, and show user advertisements on the Services or other third-party websites and apps that may be tailored to user individual interests. 

These Cookies are essential to the Services in order to facilitate our authentication, registration or log-in process and enable the user to navigate and use the features of the Services. Without these Cookies, the user may not be able to take full advantage of Services or features, and the Services will not perform as smoothly for the user as we would like.

User(s) can stop Cookies from being downloaded to the user’s device from the Services at any time, by selecting the appropriate settings in the browser. Most browsers will tell how to change browser settings to notify when a Cookie is being set or updated or to restrict or block certain types or all Cookies.

All questions, comments and requests regarding this Cookie Policy should be addressed to:

Mailing Address: Hindustan Times Media Limited, Attn: Legal Department, Hindustan Times House, 18-20, Second Floor, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi - 110 001, India.