- WHAT DOES “COOKIE” MEAN?
Cookie is a small piece of data that is stored on your device to help websites, software services, and apps remember things about you. They are used to personalize content and ads, to operate the Website, provide social media features, analyze how the Website is used. Other technologies, including web storage and identifiers associated with your device (clear gifs, web beacons, etc.), may be used for similar purposes. In this Policy, we say “Cookies” to refer to all of these technologies.
- WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE?
Depending on the provider, Cookies can be divided into first-party Cookies (which are set by us) and third-party Cookies (set by other companies whose functionality is embedded into our Website). Because of how Cookies work, we cannot access third-party Cookies; nor can other organizations access the information in the Cookies we use on our Website.
Depending on the time of expiration, Cookies can be divided into session Cookies and persistent Cookies. Session Cookies enable certain features of our Website and are deleted from your device when you disconnect from or leave our Website. Persistent Cookies remain after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to our Website. Persistent Cookies can be removed by you.
Website contains Cookies that are always enabled. These are necessary Cookies and analytical Cookies. Necessary Cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. These Cookies ensure basic functionalities and security features of the Website. Analytical Cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These Cookies help to provide statistical information on the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.
Some Cookies are not strictly necessary. Without these Cookies, Website will continue to function normally, but some options may not be available. These Cookies can be disabled while a first-time visit to Website by “cookie settings” option. We use these types of Cookies to make user experience more enjoyable and improve Website performance. This includes functional Cookies, performance Cookies, advertising Cookies and others. Functional Cookies help to perform certain functionalities like sharing the content of the Website on social media platforms, collecting feedbacks, and other third-party features. Performance Cookies are used to understand and analyze the key performance indexes of the Website which helps in delivering a better user experience for the visitors. Advertising Cookies are used to provide visitors with relevant ads and marketing campaigns. These Cookies track visitors across websites and collect information to provide customized ads.
- THIRD-PARTY COOKIES
Our Website may also contain content from other sites (e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn), which may set their Cookies. We use different third-party Cookies for the aim of analyzing data for marketing purposes (such as remarketing, retargeting, sending offers, sales solicitations or advertisements), improvement of the Website, and other purposes. Please, note that we have no control over such third-party Cookies – you can turn them off, but not through us. Please, check the relevant third party’s policies for more information. To learn more about these Cookies and to find out how to opt-out of them you may visit the following links:
|Provider||Purpose of usage||Link to provider’s policies|
|Meta Platforms, Inc. (previously Facebook, Inc.)||Users’ ability of sharing information via social media. Analyzing data for marketing purposes (including remarketing and retargeting) and improvement of the Website.|
|Twitter, Inc.||Users’ ability of sharing information via social media.||Twitter’s Use of Cookie and similar technologies|
|LinkedIn Corporation||Analyzing data for marketing purposes (including remarketing and retargeting) and improvement of the Website.|
|Pinterest, Inc.||Users’ ability of sharing information via social media.||Pinterest tag parameters and Cookies|
|Vimeo, Inc.||Enabling videos published on the Website to play and to collect analytics data such as how long a viewer has watched the video.|
|HotJar, Ltd.||Analyzing data for marketing purposes (including remarketing and retargeting) and improvement of the Website.|
4. DISABLING AND EDITING COOKIES
Website users can choose whether to enable or disable the Cookies. The user can block all the Cookies, except where they are necessary for the Website to function properly. Please kindly note that if you’re blocking some types of Cookies, it may impact your experience of the Website and the services we are able to offer; certain functions of the Website may no longer work or work not correctly without Cookies. If you choose to reject Cookies or manage them, the following information may be helpful: Browser Cookies. Your browser may provide you with the option to refuse some or all browser Cookies. You may also be able to remove Cookies from your browser. For more information about how to manage browser Cookies, please follow the instructions provided by your browser. The following links may be helpful, or you can use the “Help” option in your browser.
- Cookie settings in Microsoft Edge
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari Web and IOS
Mobile Device Identifiers. Your mobile operating system may let you opt-out of having certain device identifiers used for interest-based advertising. You should refer to the instructions provided by your mobile device’s manufacturer; this information is typically available under the “settings” function of your mobile device. Additional Information. You can switch some Cookies off through the Your Online Choices site. You may need to do this again each time you use a different IP address or device. Moreover, there are also browser add-ons and extensions that specifically block web beacons. To avoid web beacons in emails, you can turn off images in your email service. If you would like to find out more about privacy, Cookies, and their use on the Internet, you may find the following links useful:
Please note that certain features of our Website may not function properly or be available if your browser is configured to disable Cookies.
- QUESTIONS, COMPLAINTS, AND CONTACTS