Last updated: August 11, 2023

A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit the Website.

  • First party cookies are cookies set by the website you’re visiting. Only that website can read them. In addition, a website might potentially use external services, which also set their own cookies, known as third-party cookies.
  • Persistent cookies are cookies saved on your computer and that are not deleted automatically when you quit your browser, unlike a session cookie, which is deleted when you quit your browser.

That way, you don’t have to re-enter them when browsing around the site during the same visit.

Cookies can also be used to establish anonymised statistics about the browsing experience on our sites.

What are cookies used for? Cookies do lots of different jobs. They adapt the Website according to previously chosen preferences, help us understand how the Website is being used, let you navigate between pages efficiently, and help to improve your browsing experience in general. Cookies can also help ensure advertisements you see online are more relevant to your interests.

Cookies we use

The types of cookies used on most websites can generally be put into one of the following categories: strictly necessary, analytics, functionality, advertising, social media, and fraud prevention. In order to provide you with the best browsing experience, we and our third-party partners may use cookies from all of these categories. You can find out more about the cookies we use from each of the categories in the list below.

Strictly Necessary Cookies. These cookies are essential to make the Website work on your browsing device. They enable you to pass security checks and navigate through our Website and use its features and the Services. Without these cookies the use of the Website and the Services, that are necessary for you, can't be provided in principle or at a decent level.

Analytics Cookies. These cookies collect information about how Users and Members use the Website. For example, which pages are visited most often, how Users and Members move from one link to another, and whether they get error messages from certain pages. All in all, these cookies provide us with analytical information about how the Website works and how we can improve it.

Functionality Cookies. These cookies allow us to remember the choices you make and tailor our Website to provide enhanced features and content to you. For example, these cookies can be used to remember your username, language choice, or country selection and they can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, font, and other parts of pages that you have previously customized.

Advertising Cookies. These сookies are being used to deliver advertisements on our Website, on other sites around the Web to users that have visited or used our Website or the Services, or to deliver advertisements about the Services that are relevant to you and your interests. These cookies also limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure and report the results and effectiveness of an advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited the Website and this information may be shared with other organizations such as advertisers. This means after you have visited our Website you may see advertisements about our Services or other services elsewhere on the Internet.

Fraud Prevention Cookies. These cookies, flash storage tokens, smart phone SDK applications, or other software on the end user's device contain a unique identifier. Subsequently, in transactions between you and us, that identifier is accessed and checked through third party databases to determine if the device has been associated with suspected fraud or abuse reported by other online service providers in connection with prior transactions involving that device. How long will cookies stay on the device? The length of time a cookie will stay on your browsing device depends on whether it is a "persistent" or "session" cookies. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your device after you have finished browsing and until they expire or are deleted.

First and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are cookies that belong to us and are mostly used to adapt the Website interface according to your preferences and for other purely technical reasons, like authorization, correct work of modules, etc. Third-party cookies are cookies that the third-party service providers/our partners place on your browsing device when you visit our Website and/or use our Services. These are used for more appropriate advertising, different analytics. Both first and third-party cookies can be analytics, functionality, and advertising cookies.

Web beacons. Some of our web pages may contain electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes also called clear gifs or pixel tags). Web beacons are usually small images located on a webpage or email that you are viewing. The request that your Internet-connected device makes to fetch the image from the server/computer is recorded and provides us with information such as the IP address of the computer wanting to view the image, the time the image was viewed, and the type of browser viewing the image. For example, through that technology we can see if an email or advertisement has been opened and acted upon. In short, cookies work together with web beacons to accomplish the functions and purposes described in this Cookie Policy.

How to manage Cookies

Removing cookies from your device. You can delete all cookies that are already on your device by clearing the browsing history of your browser. This will remove all cookies from all websites you have visited.
Be aware though that you may also lose some saved information (e.g. saved login details, site preferences).

Managing site-specific cookies. For more detailed control over site-specific cookies, check the privacy and cookie settings in your preferred browser.

Blocking cookies.You can set most modern browsers to prevent any cookies being placed on your device, but you may then have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site/page You are able to adjust the browser that you are using for our Website and the Services and enable, disable or delete Cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the "Help", "Tools" or "Edit" settings). Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access the secure areas of the Website and other parts of the Website may also not work properly. You may also be able to opt-out of some targeted advertising on your mobile device by selecting "limit ad tracking" (iOS) or "opt-out of interest-based ads" (Android). Here you may find more information on how to manage cookies in your browser:

Contact details.

If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy, please contact us by email: [email protected]