Cookies on the EIB website

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Cookie namePurposeDescription of useExpiry
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. 1 month
LANG_SEC 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. 1 month
newsletter-popup Remember popup actions Supports display of a website notice for the EIB newsletter. When the value is set to "open" the notice has been displayed. The notice will appear after a user has accepted the cookie policy previously. 1 year
cookie-policy Remember popup actions To store if a user has accepted the cookie disclaimer notice. If a user has not accepted this popup, the notice will always be displayed. 1 month
cookie-popup Remember popup actions Supports the display of the cookie policy notification. If the notification has been closed or accepted, it will have the value “notShow” and the notification will not be shown again. 1 year
cookie-popup-second Remember popup actions Supports the display of a second cookie policy notification, if this is in use. If the notification has been closed or accepted, it will have the value “notShow” and the notification will not be shown again. 1 year
CookieConsent Remember cookie settings To identify if the user has allowed or disallowed ‘Third party cookies’ as listed below. 1 month
eib_ec Remember cookie settings To identify if the user has allowed or disallowed ‘Website analysis cookies’ as listed below. 1 month
ga-disable-UA-93465611-1 Remember cookie settings To identify if the user has allowed or disallowed the usage of Google Analytics services whilst on the website. 1 month

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Cookie nameServicePurposeDescription of useExpiry
_ga Google Analytics Monitoring website use Used by Google’s web analytics service. Helps analyse the use of the website. 1 year
_gat_UA-##-# Google Analytics Monitoring website use Used by Google’s web analytics service. Directly linked to the google analytics account. 1 day

_gid

Google Analytics Monitoring website use Used by Google’s web analytics service. Registers a unique identifier used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the site. 1 day

ai_user

Addrelevance Monitoring web use An anonymized user ID. Used to collect annonymised website behaviour to help provide better content recommendations on the EIB website only.  1 year
ai_sessionaddrelevance Addrelevance Monitoring web use Used to collect annonymised website behaviour to help provide better content recommendations on the EIB website only. End of browsing session

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Cookie nameServicePurposeDescription of useExpiry
_gcl_au Google AdSense Advertising Used specifically on the HR section of EIB.org
Used by Google AdSense to test the effectiveness of advertising on various websites using their services.
3 month
_gat_UA-##-# Facebook Advertising Used specifically on the HR section of EIB.org. Used to identify and keep track of unique users. 90 days

_fbc

Facebook Advertising Used specifically on the HR section of EIB.org. only set when a user arrives at your website from an Ad and the destination URL includes the click identifier "fbclid". 90 days