Cookies 🍪

We use cookies so that we can provide you with the best possible user experience.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Cookie types

There are several different types of cookie. These are the most common ones:

Strictly necessary cookieThese cookies are essential for the basic functioning of a website and do not require user consent.
Analytics cookieAnalytics cookies collect information about how users interact with a website. They help website owners understand how visitors use the site, identify areas for improvement, and measure the effectiveness of marketing campaigns.
Functionality cookieFunctionality cookies enable a website to remember user preferences and settings, such as language preferences and customized layouts. They enhance the user experience by providing personalized content.
Targeting or advertising cookieThese cookies are used to track users browsing behavior and interests. They are used by advertisers to deliver personalized ads and measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.
Third-party cookieThird-party cookies are set by domains other than the one the user is currently visiting. These cookies are placed by external services to track user behavior across different websites and deliver targeted advertisements.

Which cookies we use and why

We do not use cookies to store personal information about you and will not attempt to identify you through cookies. Below is an overview of all cookies used on our website.

Strictly necessary cookie
This cookie is used to remember your choice about cookies.
This cookie is installed by Stripe. Set for fraud prevention purposes and helps assess the risk associated with an attempted transaction.
This cookie is installed by Google. reCAPTCHA sets a necessary cookie when executed for the purpose of providing its risk analysis.
Analytics cookie
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These cookies is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
Functionality cookie
This cookie contains the ID of the last viewed article and is used for analytical purposes.
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These cookies are used to remember the state of the interface
This cookie is used to remember the state of the banner cookie in the Russian version of the site.
Advertising cookie
Facebook sets this cookie to display advertisements when either on Facebook or on a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting the website.
Third-party cookie
We embed videos from our official YouTube channel. If you visit a page containing a YouTube video and are logged in to a YouTube or Google account, Google may use cookies for security purposes, remember your preferences, and receive information about the videos you watch for analytics and advertising purposes cookies and collect data linked to your Google account.

How do I change my cookie settings?

You can change your cookie preferences at any time by clicking . You can then adjust the available sliders to "On" or "Off", then clicking "Accept current selection"

Alternatively, most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers: