Privacy Policy

Modified by 2024-01-27

At, accessible from, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

By using, reading, browsing, or interacting with the website, located at, you unconditionally agree to accept the cookies and the Privacy Policy listed on this page.

Cookie Files

This website or its partnership services use cookies for the proper functioning of the website. Cookies are used by the vast majority of websites and web pages and are stored in your browser.

We use cookies for various reasons: saving website visitors’ preferences, analyzing their behavior, monitoring traffic, displaying and managing ads. Third-party services of this website may also use cookies to display ads and built-in content or for other reasons.

We have no control over cookies, but the user can delete them anytime by changing his browser settings. Keep in mind that if you disable cookies entirely, the websites you visit may work improperly.

Cookie files for general comments: If you leave a comment on our website, you agree to have your name, email, and website stored as cookies. Next time you want to leave a comment, your data will be automatically filled in, and it’s very convenient. These cookies are stored for one year.

Cookie files for website administrators, authors, and participants of communities: If you have an account on, we set up a temporary cookie to determine whether your browser accepts cookies when you log in to your account. This cookie does not contain any personal data, and when you close your browser, it gets deleted. When you log in, we set up several cookies to save your registration information. Login cookies are stored for one year. If you select “Remember me” when entering your login, it is kept for 2 weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies are deleted. If you edit or post an article, an additional cookie is saved in your browser. This file does not contain any personal data, only the publication ID of the edited article, and it’s stored for 1 day.

Some ad service providers may use cookies or your IP address to better select ads. We cooperate with third-party advertising services, and they all have their Privacy Policies and cookie rules:

  • Google: We use Google Ad Services to display ads to readers and cookies to display Google AdSense information. To learn more about Google’s rules, click on the link
  • Yandex: The Yandex advertising network is also used to display ads. Their Privacy Policy is listed here

Other third-party advertisers displayed through these ad networks may also use cookies.

We use partnership links from time to time like most websites. Articles may contain links to products or services with partnership codes attached when appropriate. It gives us a small commission from sales, which supports the website’s content and technical staff.

Personal Data

We only process personal data that you post on the website yourself, but you don’t have to enter them to use our website.

Personal data is processed with the website’s software, hardware, and technical means during their placement on the website (indefinitely). It is used to identify the user, improve the website operation, design and develop the website, eliminate technical problems, solve security issues, analyze data, content, and advertising services, target marketing, target advertising materials, conduct statistics, and perform other research, based on depersonalized data.

When you register on the website and enter personal data into the registration form, feedback forms, or any other fields, you make your personal information public, and anyone can see it.

Processing a user’s personal information means collection, recording, systematization, accumulation, storage, clarification (updating, modification), extraction, use, transfer (distribution, provision, access), depersonalization, blocking, deletion, and destruction.

When processing personal data, we take all measures according to the legislation of the Russian Federation to protect them from unauthorized access.

For users who register on our website, we also store personal information, which they provide in their user profiles. All registered users can see, edit or delete their information at any time (except for the username). The website administrator can also view and edit this information.

If you have an account on the website, you can request your stored personal data to be exported. Usually, it is your name, and email address used to access the account.

We undertake not to transmit personal data collected through the website to third parties, except in cases provided for by law. However, the user’s personal data may become available to other persons due to unforeseen circumstances. The user agrees not to make claims against the administrator of website in this regard because he makes his personal data publicly available.

We are entitled to transfer your personal information to third parties in the following cases:

  1. You agreed to such actions.
  2. Transferring data is necessary to use website services or execute the contract/agreement.
  3. Transfer to the authorized state authorities on the grounds and following the procedure established by law.
  4. Personal information is processed and anonymized. Then, depersonalized statistical data is obtained and transmitted to a third person for research, work, or service.

When posting personal information on the website, the user confirms that he does this voluntarily and willingly provides them for processing. To withdraw his consent to the processing of personal data, the user must delete his profile.


It’s not mandatory to leave comments on the website. Any website visitor can see all the comments posted, and they stay visible for an uncertain period of time.

When visitors leave comments on the website, we collect personal data from the comments form, the visitor’s IP address, and the browser agent string to detect spam and abuse.

Spam and any offensive, political, obscene, and irrelevant comments are deleted at the discretion of the administrators or website moderators. Any advertising of goods and services is removed, just like spam.

Any comments can be edited, modified, or deleted at the discretion of the website administration. Discussion of articles is encouraged but trolling, insults, advertising, inappropriate messages, or meaningless comments can be removed or changed as necessary.

You can activate email notifications about new comments to any article on the website or choose to receive only responses to your comments. The notification – is an email containing the information on the relevant material.

It’s not mandatory to activate new comments notifications by email, and you can cancel them at any time. The subscription does not require double registration. When you enter your email address to subscribe, manually confirm the subscription by clicking the corresponding link in the message sent to the specified email address.

To unsubscribe from an email notification, click on the “Unsubscribe in one click” at the bottom of any notification, and you will be instantly unsubscribed. You can also go to “Manage Subscription,” where you can disable unwanted notifications, leaving the ones you need.

To change the email address, you must first unsubscribe your old email address and then re-subscribe with the new one.

If you leave a comment on the website, the comment text and its metadata are stored for an uncertain period of time. This way, we can automatically recognize and approve your subsequent comments instead of keeping them in the moderation queue.

If you posted a comment on the website, you can view it at any time by visiting the material where you posted it. If you no longer want to see these comments or wish your name to be removed from the comment, contact us and request the removal of your name or email address from the comment. You must send us the exact link of the comment, the name, the email address associated with it, and proof that the comment is yours (It is necessary since you aren’t allowed to request changes or deletion of other people’s comments).

Contact Form

It’s not mandatory to use a contact form to send a message to the website administrators. When you fill out the form and click the “Submit” button, you agree to have your personal data processed, which you entered into the form: IP address, name, email address, and other data you specified, including the content of the message. We will use this data to reply to your message and fight against spam.

Keep in mind that you don’t subscribe to any newsletters or notifications by entering your email into the contact form.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this website may contain embedded content (for instance, videos or images). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly the same as if a visitor went to another website.

These websites can gather your data, use cookie files, implement additional third-party tracking and monitor your interaction with this embedded content.

A practical example would be watching an embedded YouTube video or reading the tweet embedded in the article.

Statistical Systems

This website uses web analytics to determine the behavior of visitors to a website. These analytical services allow us to make decisions on website management and assess its development direction. For instance, they are used to determine whether a specific topic is interesting to readers or not, how many people visit the website, or which devices they use to access the materials.

The primary analytical systems are Google Analytics and Yandex.Metrika, which can use cookies through its own services.

You can read more about the systems following these links:

  • Google Analytics Policy:
  • Yandex Policy:

CCPA Privacy Rights

Under the CCPA, among other rights, consumers have the right to:

  • Request that a business that collects a consumer’s personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.
  • Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.
  • Request that a business that sells a consumer’s personal data, not sell the consumer’s personal data.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

GDPR Data Protection Rights

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.
  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.

Additional Information

This website contains links to other sites. is not responsible for its Privacy Policies, content, and third-party services.

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity. does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

If our working methods change in the future, we are entitled to publish policy changes on this page without prior notice. If you are worried about how your information is being used, we suggest checking the text of this page periodically. All changes to the Privacy Policy and Data Policy are published here, including the change date.