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Privacy policy


UBT, LLC (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”), a legal entity registered following the legislation of Ukraine, is the owner of the personal data of users of the RBC-Ukraine website

( (hereinafter referred to as the "Website").

This Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy (hereinafter referred to as the "Policy") regulates the processing of users' personal data, the types of personal data, the purpose of processing this data, the Company's interaction with third parties, security measures to protect personal data, conditions of access to personal data, as well as contact information for users regarding access, changes, blocking, or deletion of their personal data.


When using the Website, the Company processes user data, specifically:

The Company collects only those personal data (such as first name and last name, login and access password, email address, contact phone number, date of birth, gender, etc.) that you provide to the Website. Providing such data is your voluntary consent to the processing of personal data in accordance with the purposes defined in this Policy.

All logins to the system are recorded when visiting the Website. Other user traffic information is not processed or stored.

Please note that the Company only collects the minimum amount of information necessary for the fulfillment of the data subject's requests.

The Company does not collect any information that falls under special categories of personal data, such as data regarding racial or ethnic origin, political, religious, or philosophical beliefs, membership in political parties and professional associations, criminal convictions, as well as data related to health, sexual life, biometric, or genetic data, under the Art. 7 of the Law of Ukraine "On Personal Data Protection."

The Company collects data on the Website visit statistics, including information about connections, traffic, and user browser, as well as the date, time, duration of Internet activity, and presence on the Website.


Processing and storage of user's personal data are carried out in data centers where the equipment necessary for the operation of the Website's services is located.

The provided personal data is processed and may be stored in the Personal Information Database or a separate table of the Website's database.

The location for the storage and processing of personal data is as follows: Ukraine, 04070, Kyiv, H. Skovoroda Street, 21/16.


Personal data is used to provide Internet services for the Website, exchange information/news, and relationships in the field of advertising and communication following the requirements of Ukrainian legislation, as well as in accordance with the Rules for Using Information Resources of RBC-Ukraine and other documents regulating the Company's activities.


User personal data is stored for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of data processing, after which it is automatically deleted.


When viewing materials on the Website, certain information may be stored in cookies. These files are set by our news agency or third parties on your device (smartphone, tablet, or personal computer).

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data blocks that are transmitted to your browser from the website you are visiting. This data helps the website remember information about your visits, making each visit more convenient and useful for you.

In these files, information about your activities on the visited website is stored. For example, login and password details for account access, language preferences, font size, or previously viewed products.

For instance, when you register on a website and save your login and password, you won't need to re-enter your details during your next visit. You will be able to automatically log into your account.

Your settings on the website, such as content language, font size, time, and location, are also saved.

Some cookies enable the website to store the contents of your shopping cart in an online store or remember previously viewed products.

Most users accept cookies automatically. They can also be disabled in browser settings or configured to receive notifications each time the related cookies are sent.

There are several types of cookies, but the most commonly used are persistent and session cookies. Session cookies are used only until the user closes their browser, while persistent cookies are stored on the computer until they are deleted by the user or their expiration date is reached.

During the visit to the Website, four types of cookies are used:

1. Advertising cookies are used to tailor advertisements on the website to the interests of specific users and measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.

Advertising cookies help select ads that may be interesting and relevant to individual readers. They also ensure that the system is configured to avoid constantly displaying the same ads.

For more information about cookies used by different advertising platforms, please refer to the official instructions:




2. Technical cookies are used for user security during their visit to the website, facilitating access to various site services and navigation.

Technical cookies include language settings, information about the user's previous sessions, and the preservation of settings and security parameters.

Some technical cookies improve the functioning of services and navigation.

They also ensure user security during their visit to the website, authentication, protection during service usage, and help prevent fraud.

3. Cookies for analytics help the website, and the specific services it uses, measure its audience. These data are valuable for assessing the content, its usefulness to readers, and improving the information provided.

These cookies can be disabled by installing extensions in your browser.

For more detailed information about Google Analytics cookies, please refer to their official instructions

4. Social media cookies allow users to share website content on social networks.

When a user clicks on the "Share" button on Twitter, Facebook, Telegram, or Viber, the respective social network identifies them using cookies.

For more information about the use of cookies by social networks and their privacy policies, please refer to the links below.



These cookies can also be disabled in your browser.

Users can opt out of using cookies by disabling them in their browser settings.

Users can also choose to disable cookies partially or configure them according to their preferences.

Detailed instructions on how to do this can be found in the following links.

Instructions for Google Chrome

Instructions for Firefox

Instructions for Opera

Instructions for Safari

Instructions for Internet Explorer


The pages of the Website may contain codes from other Internet resources and third parties. As a result, these Internet resources and third parties may receive and process information about your visits to these pages, as well as other information transmitted by the user browser.

The placement of such codes on the Website pages is necessary for the real-time analysis of Website visits, and internal and external assessment of Website traffic, page views, and user activity. The Company does not store or process data obtained from these services.

If the user does not want these services to access their personal data, they should clear their cookies in the browser.


The Website is not intended for individuals under the age of 16. Some content on the Website may be intended for individuals aged 18 or 21. The Company pays attention to the issue of the safety of minors using the Website. Parents should explain to their children the importance of Internet safety.


The Company does not disclose personal data to third parties, except in cases required by the law or at the request of the data subject, or in other cases specified in the Policy.

The Website may contain links to other websites. When following links to other websites, this Policy does not apply to them. Therefore, the Company recommends reviewing the privacy and personal data policy of each website before providing any personal data that could identify you.


The Company applies commonly accepted standards of technological and operational information and personal data security to prevent their loss, unauthorized use, alteration, or destruction. However, it is important to remember that despite all our efforts, the Company cannot provide a guarantee of personal data protection.

The Company ensures the application of all relevant commitments to maintain confidentiality, as well as technical and organizational security measures to prevent unauthorized or unlawful disclosure or processing of such data, their accidental loss, destruction, or damage.

Access to information and personal data is provided only to authorized employees who are committed to maintaining the confidentiality of such information and data following the Company's internal requirements.

Disclosure of personal data without the consent of the data subject or their authorized representative is only allowed in cases specified by the law and in the interests of national security, economic well-being, and human rights.


The procedure for accessing the personal data of third parties is determined by the terms of consent provided by the user to the data owner for the processing of such data or in accordance with legislation.

The user has the right to obtain any information about themselves from any subject of relationships related to personal data, provided that they specify their last name, first name, patronymic, place of residence (place of stay), and details of the document identifying the individual making the request, except in cases established by law.

Access to the user's data is provided free of charge.

Deferment of user’s access to their personal data is not allowed.

Deferment of access to the personal data of third parties is allowed if the required data cannot be provided within thirty calendar days from the date of receiving the request. In this case, the total period for resolving the issues raised in the request cannot exceed forty-five calendar days.

Notification of a deferment decision must be made known to the third party who submitted the request in writing, with an explanation of the procedure for challenging such a decision.

A decision to defer or deny access to personal data can be appealed to the Authorized Representative of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Human Rights or to the court.


The rights of the data subject are defined in the Art. 8 of the Law of Ukraine "On Personal Data Protection" (

To update, access, make changes, block, or delete your personal data, or revoke consent for the processing of personal data provided to the Company in accordance with this Policy, you need to contact the Company at the following address: Ukraine, 04070, Kyiv, H. Skovoroda Street, 21/16.


The Company may update this Policy at any time. You can check the current version of the Policy on this page (

If the user disagrees with the changes to the Policy, they are obliged to discontinue using the Website.