Charity Foundation BeOpen (hereinafter referred to as BeOpen) uses cookies on its website A cookie is a small text file stored by the website on your computer or mobile device when you visit.

Cookies are stored in your web browser’s (e.g. Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Opera) file storage folder on the visiting end-user’s device.

The next time that the same website is visited, the browser reads the cookie from its storage and sends information back to the website that provided the cookie initially. Cookies present no threat to the website visitor’s computer.

When visiting the website for the first time, a visitor is invited to choose which cookies they agree to be stored on their device and used further in accordance with this cookies policy. At any time the user is entitled to revoke their choice by visiting this page and changing the cookies settings.

How do we use the cookies?

Our website uses cookies to simplify user interactions. Information received through cookies generally does not identify you as a particular person and allows to provide a personalized experience in your interactions with the website, such as saving your choice of language, so that next time you don’t have to choose it again, etc. Cookies allow our servers to recognise your preferences when you access a page, automatically adjusting the content to suit your needs. Cookies help us find out what our visitors want to see. They also provide us with anonymous usage statistics to evaluate and improve website performance.

BeOpen uses the following types of cookies in order to improve the functionality of and simplify its usage:

• session cookies – temporary cookies deleted when you close your browser. Session cookies allow the website to remember your selections on a previous page, so that you never have to re-enter information;

• persistent cookies – these cookies are saved on the visiting end-user’s device with a randomly-generated number after leaving the BeOpen website. They remain in use until they expire or are deleted intentionally (depending on the period of time for which they are programmed to persist). They can be used to identify whether you are a frequent user to our website, adapt our content to you, or collect anonymous statistics;

• first-party cookies, or tracking cookies – cookies stored by the exact website that the user visits. It allows the website to assign a unique identifier to the user, saving the cookie in the user’s browser or device storage, tracking the user’s journey within the website;

Below is the list of all cookie file groups used on the BeOpen’s website. When you start using our website, you can choose which group of cookies you allow to use. Changes can also be made while using the website – you can always modify your previous choices. To do this, click on the “Edit cookie settings” button and enable/disable the necessary group of cookies. Please note that mandatory cookies cannot be rejected, because the website’s full use is not possible without them.

BeOpen webpage cookies used

Mandatory cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website’s functioning and cannot be disabled on our systems. They will remember your choice regarding the language of the page and control that no unwanted cookies are installed. Also, these cookies allow to communicate with the Bank’s representative in the live chat window.

Cookie file groupCookieTermUse of the cookies in a group
BeOpen CookieBeOpen.Language

12 months

36 months
Saves the user-selected language
Google Tag Manager _gat_UA-119381561-1During a sessionProvides disabling and enabling of all optional cookies 

Statistical cookies

These cookies allow us to collect statistics of page visits and their sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our website. All information collected through cookies is anonymous and does not collect any personal information. 

Cookie file groupCookieTermUse of the cookies in a group
Google Analytics 



2 years

During a session

During a session
Assigns each user a unique ID, which then is used to summarise the page usage data

Advertising cookies

These cookies are placed by our advertising partners. They can use them to evaluate your interests and user profile, and display relevant ads on other websites. These cookies work based on data about your browser and device, not on your private data.

Cookie file groupCookieTermUse of the cookies in a group
Facebookfr90 daysEncrypted Facebook user and browser identifiers to be recognized during the visit to the charity foundation's website and then used for information and advertising purposes.  

Monitoring and deleting cookies

In addition to cookies used on the BeOpen website, some of the cookies on the end-user’s device may be deployed by a third party not associated with BeOpen. Such cookies are called “third-party” cookies and they are outside our control. To learn more about them, visit the website of the relevant third party. You can keep track of these cookies on your device and delete them if you wish. To find out more, please go to You can delete all cookies from your computer or mobile device, and most modern browsers can be configured to block new cookies.


In case of any changes (such as starting to use new cookies), the website visitor will be invited to review the information on the cookies once again and to choose which cookies they agree or disagree to be used.