Cookie Policy

KBC Cookie Policy

Effective date: 30th September 2020
 
This policy should be read together with our Data Protection Notice and the Terms and Conditions of Use of KBC Bank Ireland Plc. Website.
 
What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of data that a website stores on the user's computer or mobile device. Each cookie includes the name of the website and a unique transaction ID.

There are different types of cookies which carry out different functions. For example there are necessary cookies which are required to allow the user to navigate the website effectively. There are also optional cookies which can be used to personalise content and ads and to analyse traffic to a website.

Generally speaking, cookies do not contain Personal Information about the user , unless you have separately furnished such information to the website.

How does KBC use Cookies?

KBC Digital Services use “cookie” technology to simplify and improve your browsing experience and to better tailor the content of our website and apps (on whichever device you choose to use) to your requirements and preferences.  

As we set out above, KBC uses both necessary and optional cookies to enable our website to function and allow us to better understand users needs by analyzing which pages are the most popular and how long a user typically spends on a particular page. In some cases these are third party cookies. Third party cookies are set or “dropped” by another website other than KBC.ie. We have outlined below where the cookie is associated with a third party. As our default setting, all optional cookies are turned off unless you choose to allow them.
KBC uses the following cookies on our website:

 
Cookies and social media sites
If you are accessing KBC Digital  Services through a social media network, such as Facebook or Twitter, you may be subject to cookies operated by those third parties. KBC is not responsible for the activities of third party social media operators so you should check the privacy statements of those operators before using their facilities.


How do I change my Cookies settings?
You can manage your cookie preferences by visiting our Cookie Settings section or by indicating your preferences on the cookie banner displayed when you first visit the website. 

For additional information regarding cookies, including how to disable cookies on websites, can be found on aboutcookies.org