Cookie Policy

Cookies are text files placed on the user’s device when the user visits the Bank’s Website to collect standard internet log and behavior information.

The Website uses three types of cookies without storing any personal identifiable information as part of this process. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described below.

  1. Session Cookies to proactively and defensively maintain and manage the technical security of the service. Session cookies are automatically deleted when the user closes the browser.
  2. Functionality Cookies to distinguish users of the Website and enhance their navigation experience by remembering their language preferences. Language cookies are stored in the Bank’s databases for a period of 30 days. These cookies are set as a result of users’ choice, and function solely as indicators of what that choice was.
  3. Analytical Cookies to evaluate how the Bank’s Website is used and optimize the online user experience. They allow Bank to improve the way the Website works by making sure users are finding what they need easily.

 

Specifically, the Website uses the following cookies:

Cookie Name

Purpose

Type

CAKEPHP

Preserves users states across page requests.

Session

csrfToken

Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.

Session

r/collect

Collects data to measure efficiency of viewed or clicked ads and shows targeted ads.

Session

Cyprus-Content-Prod

Used by the firewall of the website.

Session

Language

Saves the user's preferred language on the website.

Functionality

cookieconsent_dismissed

Records if you have clicked on our cookie popup.

Functionality

_ga

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Analytical

_gat

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.

Analytical

_gid

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Analytical

The Bank's eBanking service uses only session cookies (i.e JSESSIONID) to preserve users states across page requests.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies following the instructions provided by your browser. If you choose to use the Website without blocking or disabling cookies, you indicate your consent to your use of these cookies. To opt-out of analysis by Google Analytics on your Website, please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.