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Cookie Policy

BFC Bank Ltd (we, us, or our) use cookies on our website http://www.bfcbank.co.uk (the Website). This Cookie Policy provides more information about cookies and the purposes for which we use them.

Cookie Policy

Who are we?

BFC Bank Ltd (we, us or our) use cookies on our websites, namely  www.bfcbank.co.uk, https://www.ezremit.com/ and https://www.bfcexchange.co.uk/  (our Websites).

This Cookie Policy provides more information about the cookies we use and the purpose for which we use them.

This policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy Statement which can be found at https://www.bfcbank.co.uk/privacy-policy/ which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint.


What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic device when you use any of our Websites. We use cookies (and other similar tracking technologies such as Google Analytics) on our Websites. These help us recognise you and your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions.


How we use Cookies

We use cookies (and other similar tracking technologies such as Google Analytics) on our Website to:

  • collect statistical data about our customers browsers and actions;
  • provide products and services to you;
  • manage our marketing and advertising relationships;
  • track the performance of our Website and how our Websites are used (on an aggregate basis rather than an individual basis) to improve them for you;
  • enhance your online experience;
  • make our Website more relevant to you.

The cookies we use do not contain any personal identifiable information about you.

By using our Website you agree to cookies being set. You can change your browser settings at any time to delete or block some or all cookies. However, if you choose to change your browser settings to block or remove all cookies our Websites may not function properly.

Cookies help us continually improve our Websites and without the information they collect it would be difficult to determine for example what online information is of most value to you, which pages are not being used and/or to see where errors are being displayed and to correct these for you.


Controlling cookies

The help facility on your browser will explain how to control or delete cookies alternatively you can find further information on cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org.

  

Types of cookies we use

Cookies perform different functions and can be categorised by what they do and how they operate on our Website:

•Session cookies—these allow our Website to link your actions during a particular browser session. These expire each time you close your browser and do not remain on your device afterwards.

•Persistent cookies—these are stored on your device in between browser sessions. These allow your preferences or actions across our Website to be remembered. These will remain on your device until they expire, or you delete them from your cache.

•Strictly necessary cookies—these cookies are essential for you to be able to navigate our Website and use its features. Without these cookies, the services you have asked for could not be provided.

•Performance cookies—these cookies collect information about how you use our Website, e.g. which pages you go to most often. These cookies do not collect personally identifiable information about you. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and anonymous, and is only used to improve how our Website works

•Functionality cookies—these cookies allow our Website to remember the choices you make (such as your user name, language, last action and search preferences) and provide enhanced, more personal features. The information collected by these cookies is anonymous and cannot track your browsing activity on other Websites.

•Targeting and advertising cookies—these cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement on our Website and help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the Website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a Website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers.

For further information on our use of cookies, including a detailed list of your information which we and others may collect through cookies, please see below.

  • Google Analytics – To track how users are using the website and ultimately improve browsing experiences
  • Quantcast – Gain your consent to place cookies on your browser and to remember your preferences so that we only ask users about it once every 30 days (or until a user clears their cookies from their browser, whichever is sooner).


Third party cookies

From our Websites you may be able to access links to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties to assist you by making additional products and services available to you.

Such third-party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate cookie polices. We have no control over the operation of third-party cookies. For privacy information relating to these other third-party websites, please consult their cookie policies as appropriate.


How to contact us

If you have any questions or comments on this Cookie Policy please contact us at Corporate@bfcbank.co.uk or you can contact our Data Protection Officer at dpoaas@grcilaw.com

 

Changes to this policy

We keep our cookie policy under review. Any changes to our cookie policy in the future will be posted on this page. We encourage you to review this page regularly to identify any updates or changes to our cookie policy.