Cookies on the EIB website
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit some websites. They help us remember your actions and preferences over time so you don’t have to re-enter them when you return.
- remembering preferences you’ve chosen previously, such as language
- analysing how you use the site so we can keep making improvements
- providing you a more personalised experience
Cookies we use
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies enable the site to function correctly. Without these cookies we cannot provide the services you’ve requested.
|Cookie name||Purpose||Description of use||Expiry|
|JSESSIONID||Browser session ID||To identify unique browser session on the webserver. To store some information temporarily entered into website forms, so that it can be remembered between visits to different pages.||End of browsing session|
|SEC_LANG||Change website language||
Defines the language experience of the site based on your browser settings. Can be changed and updated at any time and on any page.
These cookies help us to remember your preferences and settings.ONOFF
|Cookie name||Purpose||Description of use||Expiry|
|callback||Remember notification preferences||Used only on specific pages to log if a site notification has appeared previously. Once you’ve seen a notification, this cookie prevents it from appearing again.||End of browsing session|
Website analysis cookies
In order to keep improving what we do, these cookies are used to help us understand people use our website. These cookies do not collect, process, disseminate or record attributable personal data.ONOFF
|Cookie name||Service||Purpose||Description of use||Expiry|
|_ga||Google Analytics||Monitoring website use||Used by Google’s web analytics service. Helps analyse the use of the website.||1 year|
|AMCV_###@AdobeOrg||Adobe Marketing Cloud||Adobe visitor ID||Creates a visitor ID logging a unique visitor across Adobe services.||2 years|
|s_cc||Adobe Analytics||Cookie preference||Determines if cookies are enabled or disabled.||End of browsing session|
|s_sq||Adobe Analytics||Links clicked||Contains information about the previous link that was clicked on by the user.||End of browsing session|
|s_vi||Adobe Analytics||Visitor date/time stamp||Assigns a time/date stamp for a unique visitor.||5 years|
|s_ppn / s_ppv / s_ppvl||Adobe Analytics||Page information||Contains information about the current page and entry page to the website.||End of browsing session|
|mbox||Adobe Target||Tailored content||Provides tailored content or on-page testing based on your browsing behaviour or device location.||2 weeks|
- Google Analytics
This is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google") to help analyse the use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about the use of the website - standard internet log information (including your IP address) and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form - is transmitted to and stored by Google including on servers in the United States. We anonymise your IP address before sending it to Google.
In accordance with its Privacy Shield Certification, Google declares that it complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework. Google may transfer the information collected by Google Analytics to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.
According to Google Analytics terms of service, Google will not associate the data subject IP address with any other data held by Google.
You may refuse the use of Google Analytics cookies by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on - Download Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
- Adobe Analytics monitors website traffic and user behaviour.
- Adobe Target provides onsite testing and personalisation to improve user experience.
The information generated by the cookies is standard internet log information (including your IP address) and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form.
The EIB is the sole owner of this data and does not provide user data for use outside of this website, for example to Adobe advertising services. Find out more about Adobe Marketing Cloud Privacy or opt out of all Adobe cookies.Social networks
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube may set cookies for sharing content on social networks, for usage statistics or for learning user preferences. The presence, number and status of cookies may depend on how you use the platforms concerned before or while visiting the EIB’s website. Find out more in the relevant policies of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. Opt out of Google Doubleclick Ad network used by YouTube.
Managing cookies in your browser
Most browsers allow you to manage your website cookies, enabling you to delete or block cookies.
By deleting cookies, any preferences previously made will be lost. By blocking cookies completely a website may not function properly, including videos and webstreaming.
To find out more about managing your cookies, visit the site ‘All about cookies’