What is a Cookie?
A Cookie is a file containing a limited set of text information that a website transfers temporarily from the web browser to the hard disk of your device during the time of your visit or for a longer period of time, depending on the type of Cookie.
The function of the Cookies is to distinguish you from the other users of the same website or to store information related to your preferences, and are used by most websites to make your surfing easier.
Every Cookie is unique for your browser and contains anonymous information. Normally the content includes the name of the domain it comes from, "the life expectancy" of the Cookie and a value, normally in the form of a randomly generated number.
What types of Cookies do we use and why?
The websites of UniCredit Bulbank AD use the following types of Cookies, based on their purpose:
These Cookies are used to facilitate the users of the online banking system “Bulbank Online”. This type of Cookies is created whenever a user logs into his/her profile. Their purpose is to identify the user in the particular session, to control the security of the connection and to ensure that the information entered by the user is visible only to him/her. The Security and Identification Cookies are deleted automatically at the end of your browsing session or are kept for a limited period of time in order to ensure the correct functioning of the site. It is important to note that these Cookies as well as the other types of Cookies on the site do not keep any personal data that you have entered.
By means of these Cookies, statistical information regarding the website traffic is collected. This information includes number of visits, amount of time during which a certain visitor remains on the site, popularity of the different web pages, sequence of viewings, repeated visits and times of logging out of the website. This allows us to monitor the success rate of our products and campaigns, as well as the efficiency of their presentation on the website. Analyzing the data, we come up with solutions for the improvement of our product portfolio as well as the customer experience on the site.
Those are the Cookies that keep information about the selected language version, the location and the display settings according to the type of device from which you are accessing the website. The aim is that you will not have to choose the settings again, once you have confirmed or rejected them during a previous visit on the site or a current session, thus ensuring a maximum convenience for the visitors of the site.
Cookies from this category store information about your decisions as a user, which include storing the values when filling out surveys as well as history of your preferences and requests related to our products and services. Thus the need for a second entering of data and selections is avoided for your convenience.
These Cookies enable the personalization of the advertising messages on the site, and they also measure the efficiency of the advertisements and the marketing campaigns. These Cookies are usually set by external advertising networks according to pre-approved conditions. Advertising Cookies provide for advertisements and marketing campaigns according to your preferences. They enable you to see only messages which are of true interest to you, and also that you do not happen to see one and the same advertisement every time you visit our site.
If you do not want to accept Cookies, you can disable them from your browser settings. For more information, visit the official site of the producer of your browser.
Please beware that disabling Cookies may lead to site malfunctioning and non- functioning of the online banking system “Bulbank Online”.