Please read section About Cookies to know more information on cookies and its types.
Please read section How do I enable/disable the use of cookie? for information on how to control your choices over the cookies.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small data files that are placed by a website server on your web browser, processor memory or hard drive of your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. To place the cookie in the browser memory, a small code snippet is placed along with other codes on the web page. As your browser loads the web page, these code snippets also get executed placing the cookies in the browser memory. As you browse, cookies gather and store information about the way you use that website for example, the device you are using laptop/mobile or tablet, browser type and its version, Operating System, which pages visited, time spent on the site etc. The information collected is sent back to the website servers over the internet in the form of data bytes and stored against the cookie Identifiers on that server. The domains are SSL certified and hence the information transmission happens in encrypted and secured manner. these cookies don’t collect information that identifies you. i.e. no personally identifiable information (PII) or any other sensitive data like payment information is collected/captured through these cookies. All information collected by the cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. This information can be used for a range of different purposes, such as customizing a website for you, helping you navigate a website efficiently, improving your browsing experience, and storing your preferences and login information.
1. Essential and non-essential cookies
Cookies can be classified as either ‘essential’ or ‘non-essential’.
- Essential cookies:
- Used solely to carry out or facilitate the transmission of communications over a network; or
- Strictly necessary to provide an online service (e.g. our website or a service on our website) which you have requested.
- Non-essential cookies:
- Cookies do not fall within the definition of essential cookie, such as cookie used to analyze your behavior on a website (‘analytical’ cookie) or cookie used to display advertisements to you (‘advertising’ cookie).
2. Session and persistent cookies
Cookies can be classified as either ‘session’ or ‘persistent’, depending on how long they last after they are placed on your browser.
- Session cookies:
Session cookies last for as long as you keep your browser open. They expire when you close your browser.
- Persistent cookies:
Persistent cookies expire at a fixed point in time or if you manually delete them from your browser, whichever occurs first. Expiry of the persistent cookie depends on the purpose for which it is created. It can stay as long as the page/site through which it is placed exists.
3. First and third-party cookies
Cookies can be classified as ‘first party’ or ‘third party’.
- First party cookies:
These are cookies placed on your device by our website domain.
- Third party cookies:
The type of cookie used on this website can be put into 1 of 4 categories: Strictly Necessary, Performance, Functionality & Marketing.
The following section explains the categories, purpose and the examples of cookies that Azizi Bank uses. By using our website, you consent to the deployment of cookies for the stated purpose.
- Strictly Necessary Cookies:
These cookies are essential cookies and are required to ensure basic functionality of the site. these cookies allow you to use the functions of the site and to access the secure areas of the site which requires login authentications. Without these cookies services you have asked for cannot be provided. These are session-based cookies.
- Performance Cookies:
These cookies are used to understand the performance of the site as the user interacts with the site and helps us understand the improvements needed to ensure the quality and performance of the site. these cookies collect anonymous data that does not directly or indirectly identify the visitor. Usage of these cookies are limited to improving the performance of the website and not to use it for any advertising and marketing purpose. These types of cookies are persistent cookies.
- Functionality Cookies:
These cookies are used to remember the visitor’s preference and choices. These are used to enhance the overall user experience when using our site. these cookies allow us to customize the experience for the visitor based on the selected preference and choices. These are anonymous and their usage is limited to enhancing the user experience and not to track browsing pattern of user across any other website. these cookies are also persistent in nature.
- Marketing Cookies:
These cookies are persistent cookies and are used specifically to collect information from the visitor and display relevant advertisements. these cookies along with similar technologies are used to target visitor for online advertising by collecting information such as browsing pattern. These are generally third-party cookies. In the absence of these cookies, there are chances that visitors may see less relevant online content. these cookies are also persistent in nature.
Clearing existing cookies:
To clear cookies that have previously been placed on your browser, you should select the option to clear your browsing history and ensure that the option to delete or clear cookies is included when you do so.