BNP Paribas is committed to delivering the best possible service to you and we wish to maintain the confidence that you place in us. Concerning the protection of your personal data, we would like to provide you with clear information about how we use and store cookies from our website on your computer.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are placed and stored on your computer when you visit a website.
The information stored by the cookies on your computer, during a limited period of validity, may relate to: the particular webpages you have visited on that computer; advertisements you have clicked on; the type of browser you use; and the information you have provided to a website to avoid having to provide the information again. This information may be linked to your IP address.
As a user of BNP Paribas website, you acknowledge to have been informed of this practice and authorize the bank to use it.
Types of cookies installed by the website
They are essential for the website to work correctly. They enable you in particular to move around our website and use its features, to secure your connection and to keep you logged in from one page to another. They can’t be switched off as our website can’t function properly without them.
These cookies are temporary/session cookies. Thus, they are deleted as soon as you log off your browsing session.
Cookies intended to collect website statistics
They collect information on how visitors use our website. We measure the number of visits, the number of pages viewed, the activity of visitors and how often they return on our website. These cookies enable traffic analysis statistics to be compiled. From this analysis, the contents of our website are improved (based on most popular web pages).
Cookies intended to keep track of user’s preferences
They enhance and simplify your user experience on our website by memorizing your custom settings. These cookies are persistent cookies.
For example they may remember choices you make such as the country you visit our website from, language preference, search parameters such as date and area, display settings, answers to an online survey. These cookies ensure that you automatically get your favorite variant on your screen when you revisit our website later.
Cookies intended to target or advertise
They collect information about your browsing habits and usage of our website in order to make adverts more relevant and personalized to you and your interests.
Your choices regarding the cookies
Many of the cookies used by the website will improve your browsing experience of the website, others are vital for you to access secure areas. As a default, most browsers are set to accept cookies. However, if you do not wish to consent to cookies being stored on your computer, you will be able to block all cookies by changing your browser settings. In this case, you will only continue to be able to visit the public areas of the website and will no longer have access to any secure areas. Please note that switching off the cookies may also restrict your use of our website and/or delay or affect the way in which it operates. Furthermore, preventing the installation of cookies on your computer will not remove all advertisements from websites you visit, but only prevent the customization of such advertisements to your areas of interest. For details on what your browser offers and how to configure your browser according to your choices, you can look at the “help” menu or other dedicated section of your internet browser.