Cookies

This section tells you about cookies in general, how we use cookies, why we use them, and how this allows us to improve our service to you. EBS’s use of cookies may be subject to change from time to time, but we will update this page when we make any such changes and these changes will become effective immediately.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device by us when you visit our website.

The cookie categories below provide more information on the different types of cookies we use. Our default setting is to have these cookies turned off unless you choose to allow them and you can select whether or not to allow these. You can change your preferences by Clicking Here.

You may also need to clear cookies set on our website from previous web browsing sessions. You can do this in your browser settings. Here are instructions on how to do this on major browsers:

Google Chrome

Apple Safari

Mozilla Firefox

Internet Explorer

How we use Cookies

EBS uses cookies to help make our website work, or make it work more efficiently, and cookies recognise and remember your preferences and show you personalised ads.

To achieve this, we use four different categories:

Essential Cookies

These cookies are essential and help support security and basic functionality such as page navigation, cookie preferences and access to secure areas of the website. For instance they make it possible for you to stay logged in as you browse through your various internet banking screens. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

JSESSIONID

EBS

Preserves a users status across page requests.

Session

EBSPermissionsSet

EBS

Stores the information on Cookies Preferences being set or not.

1 Year

EBSAnalytics

EBS

Stores a user's consent preferences in relation to Analytics Cookies

1 Year

EBSPersonalisation

EBS

Stores a user's consent preferences in relation to Personalisation Cookies

1 Year

EBSMarketing

EBS

Stores a user's consent preferences in relation to Marketing Cookies

1 Year

cd_user_idEBS

 

Unique id that identifies the user’s session.

1 Year


Analytics Cookies

Analytics cookies allow us to enrich our understanding of how visitors interact with our digital channels by collecting and reporting information. For instance they measure how often you visit our website and how you use it. This information helps us improve our website so that you can have a better experience when you use it in the future.

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

_ga

Google

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how a visitor uses the website.

2 Years

_gid

Google

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how a visitor uses the website.

2 Years


Personalisation Cookies


Personalisation cookies enable our website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, for example your preferred language, and what layout and banners are most suitable to you. They may also be used to personalise the way we communicate with you.

 

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

userlang

EBS

Remembers the user's selected language version of a website

1 Year

bid

EBS

Used to remember user preferences in regards to personalisation of content on the website.

2 Years


Marketing Cookies

The intention of marketing cookies is for us and our advertising partners to show you more relevant advertising across the internet based on your use of our site.

Tailoring advertising allows for the optimisation of delivery of ads and the exclusion of audiences from irrelevant marketing activities.

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

fr

Facebook

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

3 Months

_fbp

Facebook

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

3 Months

ads/ga-audiences

Google

Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites.

Session

IDE

Google

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

1 Year

APISID

Google

Used by Google to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

2 Years

 

How we manage and disable cookies?

To change your cookie preferences Click Here.

For more information on how we collect and use your personal data please see our Data Protection Notice by clicking here.