Nebius Cookie Policy

The Cookie Policy (hereinafter referred to as the “Policy”) shall extend to the terms of the Privacy Policy and applies to the sites and/or services (hereinafter jointly referred to as — “Services”) offered by Nebius B.V. (Gustav Mahleraan 300, 1082 MA Amsterdam, 4th floor) or its affiliated entities (jointly referred to as “Nebius”). The Policy describes types of cookies, purposes of their use and methods of user’s consent.

1. What cookies are and why Nebius uses them

Cookie files are small fragments of information with service data about website visits that are sent by the server to users’ devices. They store information about your preferences and customize the browsing experience of the websites you visit for a certain period of time. For example, thanks to cookies we can offer you information in the language of your preference.

Nebius uses various types of cookies:

  • to help you remain logged in to the Services;

  • to improve your experience of the Services;

  • to show information relevant to your search queries;

  • to save your advertising preferences and safe search settings;

  • to display ads that may be of your interest;

  • to analyze the Services’ usage statistics.

The data obtained through cookies allows Nebius to develop those functions of the Services that meet your needs, conduct statistical and marketing research, correct errors, test new functions to improve and personalize the Services, and provide the information that is most relevant to you.

2. What cookies Nebius uses

Nebius uses various types of cookies. The purpose of their use is to ensure smooth user experience and a high security level on the Services, as well as counting visitors, supporting payments, enabling page browsing, etc. Nebius uses the following types of cookies:

2.1. Technical cookies: these files are functionally necessary for correct operation of the Services, as well as providing the full range of the Services’ functions. Some of the most common technical cookies, for example, yс_session are installed automatically. They enable authentication and subsequent authorization on the Services. Analytical and marketing cookies allow us:

  • to recognize visitors, calculate their number, and collect information, including, for example, data about your actions, page views or page visits on the Services;

  • to identify your hardware or software, such as the type of your browser or device (to collect information about your interaction with the Services, such as whether the product or service has been purchased;

  • to collect information about your interaction with the Services, such as whether the product or service has been purchased;

  • to ensure the relevance of advertising and to increase the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.

2.2. Other cookies perform various service functions and make it more convenient for you to use Nebius sites and services. These cookies help remember page status, select region) save personal preferences, for example, website settings such as text size, font, and others.

Nebius may use web beacons (pixel tags) to access cookies previously placed on your device. Their use is necessary to analyze your activities when using the Services through accessing and using the cookie files stored on your device for collection of statistics on the operation of the Services or other Nebius products and utilities.

Nebius uses web analytics tools (such as Google Analytics) that allow us to collect information about website traffic and its sources, and evaluate ad effectiveness.

Disabling some of the above types of cookies may affect proper functioning of our sites and Services. For example, access to sections of the Services that require authorization is provided by technical cookies, and without their use, the site may not work correctly.

3. How long cookies are stored on your device

Nebius uses session cookies to provide a comfortable user experience on the Services. For example, the file yс_session memorizes your authorization on the Services, so that when you switch to another domain within the Services, you do not need to go through the authorization process again. Session cookies expire at the end of each session when you close the page or browser window.

Nebius may also use cookies that stored for a longer period, for example, to remember your preferences on the Services, such as language or location. How long collected data will be stored on your device depends on the type of cookies, which are automatically removed from your system as soon as their task is performed.

Nebius uses information contained in cookies only according to the terms and during the period specified in this Policy and the Privacy Policy.

4. Manage Cookies

A pop-up window (or other applicable technical solution) may ask your consent to use the cookies when you visit the Services for the first time. Technical cookies are installed automatically when the page is loaded, unless otherwise indicated in the browser settings. If you have accepted the use of cookies, but later decided to change your choice, then you shall refer to the device or browser settings and delete the stored cookies.

5. Who else can access cookies information

Information collected through cookies is stored in accordance with applicable law and provisions of our Privacy Policy.

Nebius partners may also collect information about users on the Services using cookies, tags and pixels in the course your usage of the Services. The use of cookies and other technologies allows Nebius and its partners to analyze the use of the Services, to count the number of visits, and to display ads tailored to the Services.