1.1. The terms used herein are defined as follows:
a) “cookie” - a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
II. TYPES OF COOKIES
2.1. Necessary cookies are essential to display the content on the website properly and optimise the user experience. Website may not function properly without necessary cookies.
2.2. Statistics cookies are designed to help us understand how visitors interact with the website, provide information about the sections they visited and the amount of time they spent on the website, and show problems with the website.
2.3. Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
2.4. Marketing cookies are designed to track users across website and provide you with advertising or other information in a more accurate manner, in accordance with your real interests.
2.5. Other types of cookies are used by us to obtain different types of information about you and test the website, while you are using it.
2.6. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies:
a) persistent cookies will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until their set expiration date, unless deleted by the user before the expiration date;
b) session cookies, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
III. COOKIES USED ON THE WEBSITE
3.1. We use necessary, preference, statistics, and marketing cookies.
3.2. Other technologies. We may also use similar technology and collect unique identifiers from our visitors to the website. The information we collect by this means includes:
a) unique identification numbers (e.g., Internet protocol (IP) address and/or device ID);
b) as applicable to your type of device, browser type and version, and browser plug-in types and versions, application release and version, device model, manufacturer (brand), operating system, operating system version, OS library version, time of last seen, enable Wi-Fi, radio (EDGE, HSDPA, LTE, WCDMA), device screen (width, high, dpi), NFC, telecom operator, Bluetooth enable, Bluetooth version;
c) operating system and platform.
3.3. Retention period. The length of time cookies will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on the type of cookie. Preference cookies (lidc and messagesUtk) are stored for no longer than 180 days. Statistics cookies are stored usually from 1 day up to 180 days, and in some cases (for fedops.logger.sessionId cookie, and fedops.logger.sessionId cookie) - they are stored persistently. Marketing cookies (bcookie, li_sugr, UserMatchHistory) are stored no longer than 1 year.
IV. COOKIE MANAGEMENT
4.1. When entering the website, the user can choose to opt-out of preference, statistics, marketing, and proprietary cookies. Please note that some of the website functionality may not be available due to the opt-out.
4.2. In most cases, you can get up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies, depending on the browser, by following the links: Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Internet Explorer, Safari, and Edge.