You may set your web browser to notify you when you receive a cookie or change the settings on your web browser to clear or disable cookies. If you decide not to accept cookies, you may not be able to take advantage of all of the features of Russian School's website. Additionally, please be aware that if you visit third party websites where you are prompted to log in or that are customizable, you may be required to accept cookies. Cookies do not enable third parties to access any of your personal (e.g., contact) information. However, advertisers and partners may also use their cookies. Russian School does not control the use of these cookies and is not responsible for information collected through them.
What are cookies and similar technologies?
Cookies are electronic collections of information stored on a local computer used by websites to keep track of visitors and registered users and to relate one computer transaction to a later one, and other methods of uniquely tracking visitors for different purposes.
We use a number of different cookies on the Russian School website, including necessary, functional, performance and targeting cookies. Cookies make your browsing experience better by allowing the site to remember your actions and preferences (such as login and region selection). This means you don’t have to re-enter this information each time you return to the site or browse from one page to another. Cookies also provide information on how people use the website, for instance, whether it’s their first time visiting or if they are a frequent visitor. We use this information to improve the browsing experience for all of our users.
Some cookies are "required cookies" which are necessary for Russian School's website to work. Cookies are also used to provide Russian School's existing Subscribers with the opportunity for continued savings and increased convenience as described in more detail below.
Session cookies expire at the end of your browser session and allow us to link your actions during that particular browser session.
Persistent cookies are stored on your device in between browser sessions, allowing us to remember your preferences or actions across multiple sites.
First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user at the time to preserve your settings (e.g., while on our site).
Third-party cookies are placed in your browser by a website or domain, that is not the website or domain that you are currently visiting. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website, this would be a third-party cookie.
Similar technologies: Technologies that store information in your browser or device utilizing local shared objects or local storage, such as flash cookies, HTML 5 cookies, and other web application software methods. These technologies can operate across all of your browsers, and in some instances may not be fully managed by your browser and may require management directly through your installed applications or device. We do not use these technologies for storing information to target advertising to you on or off our sites.
What cookies do we use and why?
Our cookies and similar technologies serve various purposes but are generally either necessary or essential to the functioning of our sites, services, applications, tools or messaging, help us improve the performance of or provide you the extra functionality of the same, or help us to serve relevant and targeted advertisements. More specifically:
Strictly Necessary or Essential: 'Strictly necessary' or “essential” cookies and similar technologies let you move around the website and use essential features like secure areas and shopping baskets. Without these technologies, services you have asked for cannot be provided. Please note that these technologies do not gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the Internet. Accepting these technologies is a condition of using our sites, services, applications, tools or messaging, so if you prevent these from loading, we can't guarantee your use or how the security therein will perform during your visit.
Performance: 'Performance' cookies and similar technologies collect information about how you use our website, e.g. which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you and is only used to help us improve how our website works, understand what interests our users and measure how effective our content is by providing anonymous statistics and data regarding how our website is used. Accepting these technologies is a condition of using our sites, services, applications, tools or messaging, so if you prevent these from loading, we can't guarantee your use or how the security therein will perform during your visit.
Functionality: These cookies, or similar technologies, are used to provide services or to remember settings to improve your visit. However, these cookies do not tell Russian School who a visitor is, the visitor's name, email address, or passwords.
Advertising: Our sites may place first or third-party cookies, applications, or tools, to deliver content, including product-related advertisements, relevant to your specific interests on our websites or third-party sites. These technologies allow us to understand how useful our ads are, and improve the relevancy of the content delivered to our users.
Web Analytics Service
Russian School uses web analytics services to improve the usability and design of our customer experience. These services may record anonymous mouse clicks, mouse movements, and scrolling activity, but we'll never use them to collect personally identifiable information from you. We only use this data internally to help us understand and enhance your Russian School experience.
How to manage, control and delete cookies, and similar technologies
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If you wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you will need to delete your cookies using your internet browser settings.