BNP Paribas is committed to delivering the best possible service to you and we wish to maintain the confidence that you place in us. We would like to provide you with clear information about how we use and store cookies from our Website on your device.
Information about What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text, image or software files that are placed and stored on your computer, your smartphone or all other devices used for accessing the internet when you visit a website. Cookies are very useful and enable an internet site to recognise you, log when you visit a particular page, provide a secure connection to a website and enhance your user experience by: improving your experience of a website, securing your connexion and/ or adapting the content of a page to your areas of interest.
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; your IP address; and the information you have provided to a website (the use of the cookie meaning that you avoid having to provide the information again).
Types of cookies installed by the Website :
Cookies intended to collect website statistics : in order to customise our Website to the requirements of our visitors, we measure the number of visits, the number of pages viewed, the activity of the visitors on the Website and how often visitors return. These cookies enable traffic analysis statistics to be compiled. From this analysis, the contents of the Website can be developed and improved to enhance user experience. The period of validity for these cookies is: 6 months.
Cookies enabling storage of : your user preferences, the display settings and players that you use. These cookies facilitate your browsing during your next visit to our Website and enhance your user experience. The period of validity of the cookies is 7 days
Cookies intended to secure your connection : These cookies are used on our secure websites where you must log-on with personal access details before accessing the website. These cookies may be used in a variety of ways:
• When you open a secure session to access the website and remain logged in for some time without activity, this type of cookie enables a message to be displayed on your computer inviting you to close your session and/or the cookie will automatically log you out of the website if there is inactivity for a set period of time.
• When you open a secure session to access the website, a unique token is stored on your computer by way of a cookie which allows BNP Paribas to identify you. This type of cookie is sessional and will be deleted from your computer once you log out of the website.
Our choice with respect to cookies :
Many of the cookies we use will improve your browsing experience of our Websites, 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. If you decide to block all of the cookies using your internet browser, you will only continue to be able to visit the public areas of our Websites and will no longer have access to any secure areas. You may also experience interruption or delays to your browsing experience of public areas.
You will always be able to block all cookies in your browser settings. You may also, depending on the type of browser you have, configure your settings to block on certain types of cookie, or cookies from certain sources, or to notify you each time a new cookie is about to be stored on your computer, so you can then accept or reject it. For details on what your browser offers and how to configure your browser according to your choices, please go to the “Help” menu or other dedicated section of your internet browser. By way of example:
In accordance with the laws of various countries which may be applicable to you, you have a right to request details of all personal data BNP Paribas holds on you, including that collected by cookies. You also have the right to oppose the storage of cookies on your computer.
Please note : preventing the installation of cookies on your computer will not remove all advertisements from websites you visit. Your refusal to accept these cookies will only prevent the customisation of such advertisements to your areas of interest as deducted from your browsing history.
More information : More information about cookies, not just those from BNP Paribas’ websites, and how cookies can be controlled can be found at Youronlinechoices, published by Interactive Advertising Bureau France (IAB).
Please note : If your computer is used by more than one person or has multiple internet browsers, it is possible that some of your choices relating to cookies may not be permanent because you are either using a different browser or a third party has changed the settings of your browser. We are unable to prevent these external factors and therefore cannot guarantee the permanence of the choices you make.