What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files stored in the web browser on the computer or mobile device by a website you visit. The browser accesses the cookie file when you visit the website that created the cookie file. There are persistent cookies which remain on your hard drive until you erase them, or they expire, and session (temporary) cookies which are erased when you close the browser.
There are also first-party (placed on a hard disk by a Web site a user is visiting) and third-party (placed by a domain that is separate from the website user visits) cookie files.
We use cookie files to make user’s experience better, help ease navigation of the website and remember settings user selected.
Types of cookie we use and how we use them
We use the following types of cookies on this website:
1. Strictly necessary Сookies
These cookies enable you to navigate the website and use essential features, for example, to access protected pages, or during user’s registration. Without these cookies, services a user asked for cannot be provided. These cookies can be both: persistent and sessional. In other words, without these cookies, we are not able to guarantee the smooth performance of our websites.
2. Preference Cookies
Preference cookies remember information user provides (user name, file encoding, timezone, etc.) and customize the site accordingly. Moreover, these cookie files are used to provide services a user asked for, for example, they enable to leave comments.
These files collect information the anonymous form and do not track your activity on other websites. These cookies can be both persistent and sessional; they also can be either first-party cookies or third-party cookies. They remember information you provide to make your experience better.
3. Analytics Сookies
Analytics cookies, including cookies cache, are placed by analytics systems (such as Google Analytics) and collect information on browsing patterns (including the number of visitors, how users reached our website, and how visitors move around the website). We use this data to see total figures and improve our website accordingly. For instance, we can track errors or, in the opposite, see that visitors can easily access content they are looking for. Usually, these cookies are persistent, and they remain on your computer before you erase them.
Managing and erasing cookies
You can control which cookies you get, block and erase them in browser settings. Managing cookies can be different in different browsers. To manage cookies in your browser, follow one of the links below.
Google Chrome https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
Safari iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch) https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265
If you have not found your browser in the list, please refer to the user manual of your browser. The additional information about managing and erasing cookies files can be found here: http://www.aboutcookies.org.
Pay attention that some pages of our websites can be accessed solely if you allow using cookies. If you do not, we cannot guarantee that your experience with the website will be as smooth as if you allow cookies.