Cookie Notice

Last revised: 17 May 2022

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files saved to your device by the websites that you visit. Cookies send data back to the originating website on each subsequent visit or to another website that recognizes them.

Cookies are used to enable or optimize website’s operation and to provide information to its owners. Such information may be used to provide a more personalized and responsive service.

We may place our own cookies (first-party cookies) or third-party providers may place cookies on your device on our behalf (third-party cookies). Whenever you use this Website, information may be collected through the use of cookies and other similar technologies (e.g., web beacons, tags, scripts, local storage).

This Cookie Notice is part of our Privacy Statement.

What cookies do we use and why

Our Website uses the following categories of cookies:

  • The “Strictly Necessary” cookies are necessary for the Website to function and they cannot be disabled in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.
  • The “Analytics and Performance” cookies allow us to measure and improve the performance of our Website by counting visits and tracking traffic sources. They may be set by us or by third party providers, for example, Google Analytics or Yandex.Metrika, to help us to know what pages or videos are the most popular and see how visitors move around the Website.
  • The “Functional” cookies enable the Website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization based on your interaction with the Website. They may be set by us or by third-party providers, such as Yandex.Metrika, whose services we have added to our pages.
  • The “Advertising and Targeting” cookies may be set through our Website by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant advertisements on other websites.
  • The “Social Media” cookies are set by social media services that we have added to the Website to enable you to share our content with your friends and network. These cookies are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit.

To view the list of the cookies used by the Website, click on “Manage cookie preferences” at the top of this Cookie Notice.

How long will cookies remain on my device?

This will depend on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. A persistent cookie will be stored by your web browser and will remain valid until its set expiration date, unless deleted by you earlier. A session cookie will expire at the end of your web session, when the web browser is closed.

How can I control cookies?

You can control and manage cookies in various ways. Please remember that removing or disabling cookies may impact your user experience and parts of this Website may no longer be fully functional.

Where cookies are not strictly necessary for the operation of our Website, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit it. Consent can be provided or revoked by clicking on “Manage cookie preferences” at the top of this page.

You can also change your browser settings to manage and control cookies. For more guidance, please visit

Any consent to accept or to decline cookies is limited to this Website, for which this Cookie Notice is posted, and not to other sites or pages that may be hyperlinked to our Website. For more information on the cookies used by those websites, please refer to the specific privacy or cookie notice on those websites.

Email communications

We may also use tracking technologies to determine whether you have read, clicked on, or forwarded certain email communications we sent to you so that we can make our communications more helpful and interesting. If you do not wish us to confirm whether you have opened, clicked on or forwarded our communications, you will need to unsubscribe, as it is not possible for us to send these emails with tracking disabled. Registered subscribers can update their communication preferences at any time by contacting us; you can unsubscribe following the instructions in each individual email communication you receive from us.

Changes to this Cookie Notice

We may change this Cookie Notice from time to time at our discretion. When we amend this notice, we will change the revision date at the top of this page, and such modified or amended Cookie Notice shall be effective for you and your information as of that revision date.

We encourage you to periodically review this Cookie Notice to stay informed about how we are using cookies.