What is a cookie?
Cookies are small pieces of information that are placed on your computer by a website that you visit. Cookies can store information about your preferences and other information that can be read by the website on any subsequent visit by you. The information stored in a cookie relates to how you browse the website and allows the website to remember you and your preferences when you return to it.
Cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have provided such information to the website.
More information on cookies, including how to disable cookies, can be found on aboutcookies.org. Guidelines from the Data Protection Commissioner for the contents and use of Privacy Statements on websites can be found on http://www.dataprotection.ie/docs/PrivStatements/290.htm.
Types of Cookies
Session cookies only last for the duration of your visit to the website, and are deleted when you close your browser.
Persistent cookies remain after you have closed your browser, and allow a website to remember your actions and preferences when you return.
EBS use "session" cookies to collect information about visitors' use of the website, including things like connection speed, operating system, and time and duration of visits. This information is used on an aggregate, and not an individual basis to help provide visitors with a better experience of our website.
Cookies do not in any way compromise the security of your computer. You can continue to use this website with no loss of functionality if you choose to disable cookies on your computer.
Users of the EBS Internet Banking application will be required to have cookies enabled in order for it to function correctly. For security reasons, EBS uses "session" cookies in Internet Banking. These cookies are required to deliver online banking and maintain online security and protect against fraud.
It is possible to allow cookies from specific websites by making them "trusted websites" in your internet browser. You can find out how to do this by visiting aboutcookies.org.
EBS may embed external content from third party websites (eg. You Tube) within the EBS website.