1. What are Cookies?
Cookies are small files of data which are downloaded to web browsers on your electronic devices or your internet connection devices in order to store information about your Bank’s website visits and settings. The Bank servers will retrieve the stored information, and collect and use such information to continuously and efficiently develop the Bank’s service.
2.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies – These Cookies are necessary for performance of the Bank’s website in order that you can access to information and use the Bank's website safely;
2.2 Functional Cookies – These Cookies will recognize you during website visit and personalize the website aligned with your use in order to facilitate you when you revisit the website;
2.3 Analytic/Performance Cookies – These Cookies will enable the Bank to analyze or evaluate website performance and to understand your interest in order to manage, improve and better the Bank’s website;
2.4 Marketing/Advertising Cookies – These Cookies will memorize your personalized setting for use of the Bank’s website and use such information for webpage customization in order to set up, modify and properly introduce information or advertisement to suit your interest and preference.
3. Data Collection of Cookies
The Bank will automatically collect your website visit information through Cookies provided that such information will neither be able to directly identify your identity nor contain specific personal information. Each type of Cookies is used to collect and use data for the purposes detailed below:
Type of Cookies
Collection and Use of Data
Strictly Necessary Cookies
To collect the user log-in data to prevent multiple log-ins; to collect the visitor’s website usage data; to collect and check the status of Cookies consent; to effectively manage network server system; to prevent cross-site request forgery; to prevent any incoming data that may damage the website or decrease website’s efficiency.
To memorize user’s preferred language and recent keyword search in order to show result for the user’s next site visit.
To collect the usage statistic and track user’s behavior; to identify users; to collect the usage statistic of the third parties’ embedded videos; to verify the website usage to prevent other malicious websites; to throttle website’s request rate.
To anonymously identify user sessions or different browsers in order to improve the analysis of usage statistic and advertisement on the Bank’s websites or other websites.
Microsoft : https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/privacystatement
Google : www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/
Facebook : http://www.aboutads.info/choices and http://www.youronlinechoices.eu
4. Cookies Setting and Disabling of Cookies
You can choose to disable Cookies by setting your browser at “Cookies Setting” or your privacy setting in order to disable the storage of data through Cookies in the future (you may inquire more information on Cookies setting and disabling of Cookies at AboutCookies.org).
However, some services on the Bank’s website require Cookies. If you set your browser or your privacy by disabling all Cookies, it may cause you inconvenience in using the Bank’s website and limiting website usage.
5. Website Connection to External Parties