Cookie Policy for the EBA official website

This is the Cookie Policy for the European Banking Authority official website, accessible from eba.europa.eu

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the site's functionality.

For more general information on cookies please see http://ec.europa.eu/ipg/basics/legal/cookies/index_en.htm#section_4.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

You can learn how to manage cookies on your web browser by following the Browser Cookies Guide.

The Cookies We Set

  • Functional cookies required by the website; these cookies do not track or identify the user personally (e.g. session and language preference cookies)
  • This site uses Matomo analytics which is an in-house trusted analytics solution for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Matomo Analytics cookies, see the official Matomo Analytics page https://matomo.org/.

Matomo cookies can be disabled by selecting the ‘Reject' option when prompted to Accept or Reject the use of cookies.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you are not sure whether you need or not it is usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods:

  • Email: info [at] eba.europa.eu