What is a cookie?

Cookies are text-only strings of information that are downloaded to your personal desktop, laptop computer or mobile device (each a "Device") when you visit a website. Your web browser then sends these cookies back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes those cookies.

Cookies are very helpful and can be used for many different purposes. These include allowing you to navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and making the interaction between you and the website quicker and easier. Sometimes cookies are used to help ensure that the adverts you see online are relevant to you and your interests.

Setting and storing cookies

Cookies may be set either by the website you are visiting ("first party cookies") or by third party websites who run content on the website you are looking at ("third party cookies").

They may be stored either for the duration of your visit to the website or for repeat visits. We will use the following terms to describe the storing of cookies:

Session cookie: A cookie that allows us to link your actions during a browser session. A browser session starts when you open the browser window and finishes when you close it. Session cookies are created temporarily and are deleted once the browser window is closed.

Persistent cookie: A cookie that remains on your Device for the period of time specified in the cookie and activated each time you visit the website that created that particular cookie.

Different types of cookies

There are four main types of cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around and use the features of a website, or to provide a service requested by you. We do not need to obtain your consent in order to use these cookies.

Functionality cookies: These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Performance (technically) cookies: These cookies collect information about how you use a website, for instance which pages you go to most often, and if you get error messages from them. These cookies don't collect information that identifies you. All of the information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the website works.

Targeting cookies or advertising cookies: These cookies are used to deliver adverts that are more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organization.

How we use cookies?

The cookies on this Website can be categorized as follows:

Purpose and content
PHPSESSID / Laravel_session
PHP data storage identifier defined when using the PHP session () method
1 hour
Stores a unique value generated to prevent unauthoriсed commands from being executed on your behalf without permission (CSRF attacks)
Until closing the browser
Keeps your language preferences so that you do not have to change them every time you visit our pages
5 years
Keeps your consent with our cookie policy so that we do not show you the bar constantly
Does not store information. Used for scripts testing
1 August next year
How we use third party cookies?

In addition to our own cookies on our Website, we also allow some third parties to place and access cookies on your computer. The use of cookies by these companies is governed by their policies, not by our Cookies Policy.

Third party
Purpose and content
More information
Google Tag Manager
Website analysis with Google Analytics. These cookies set a randomly generated identifier on your device that allows us to recognise your device at your next visit. For details on website analysis, please see the relevant chapter below.
Lifespan: 1-2 years

Company: Google, Inc.
Freshdesk Live Chat
These cookies keep the information you entered in the Live Chat form, which allows us to recognise you if you accidentally close or change the page, but you have tried to contact us. For detailed information on the kept data, please visit
Lifespan: until closing the browser

Company: Freshworks, Inc.
These cookies help to identify malicious visitors, reduce the ability to block legitimate users, and provide personalised services. For detailed information on the kept data, please visit
Lifespan: 1-2 years

Company: Cloudflare, Inc.
ShareThis provides a personalised social sharing tool, that makes sharing online content easy. They collect information through technical cookies placed in your browser, pixel tags, HTTP headers (or other communication protocols), and browser identifiers. For detailed information on the kept data, please visit
Lifespan: 1-2 years

Company: ShareThis, Inc.
How to manage your cookie settings?

If you do not want to collect data about yourself using cookies, there is an easy procedure in your browsers that allows you to opt out of the use of cookies. Please note that some of the elements on this Website may not function properly if you opt out of the use of cookies.

Date: May 2018
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