Cookies policy

Use of cookies on the web page ‘’ of ABANCA Corporación Bancaria S.A.

On the web page ‘’ of ABANCA Corporación Bancaria, S.A. (hereinafter, “ABANCA”), we use our own cookies (first-party cookies) and those of collaborating companies (third-party cookies) to improve your user experience by analyzing your browsing habits and to show you commercial content in keeping with your interests, as explained below.

This policy may be updated for various reasons; for example, due to new legislative requirements, instructions issued by the Supervisory Authority or when there is a change in the way the cookies used by the Website operate. Thus, we invite you to review this policy regularly.


What are cookies?

In order to offer you the services and functionalities of the Website, ABANCA uses different types of cookies — first-party and third-party cookies — as stated in the Website's cookie settings and management panel.

A cookie is a small file that is downloaded to your device when you access certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page to, among other things, verify the operation of the page itself and check essential aspects such as the identity of the user in the case of individualized requests.

Cookies can affect your privacy and, therefore, we want to provide you with all the necessary information about the types of cookies we use, so that you are capable of making your own decisions about their use and the protection of your privacy. To do this, in the Legal Policies section we provide you with direct access to the settings panel, which contains what cookies the Website uses and their purposes.


What types of cookies exist, and which ones do we use?

There are different types of cookies depending on various factors:

  • Depending on who creates them, they may be:
    • First-party cookies are created or managed by the owner of the Website.
    • Third-party cookies are managed by a third party, unrelated to the owner of the Website.
  • Depending on how long they are stored, they may be:
    • Session cookies are designed to collect and store data while you are browsing the Website. These cookies are temporary, so they disappear at the end of the session.
    • Permanent cookies allow data to be stored on your computer and/or device, so that the party responsible for the cookie can access and process them for the period of time they determine.
  • Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained are processed, they may be:
    • Technical cookies enable browsing and are necessary and essential for the Website to function properly.  
    • Analysis cookies allow behavior on the Website to be tracked and analyzed.
    • Preference cookies enable access to the service with general, predefined characteristics based on a series of criteria on your computer and/or device such as, for example, the language or type of browser through which you access the service.
    • Advertising cookies allow the ad space on the Website to be effectively managed, storing information regarding user behavior which is obtained by continually observing their browsing habits. This enables a specific profile to be created upon which to base the ads displayed.

On the Website, we provide users with a cookie settings panel through which you can manage your preferences in relation to whether cookies are installed on your computer and/or device and obtain detailed information about the types of cookies used by the Website and the characteristics of each of the cookies we use.

Users are shown the cookie settings panel the first time they visit the Website, and it can also be accessed here.

Please note that if you save your cookie settings without enabling any options, all cookies will be rejected, with the exception of technical cookies which, as we indicated, are always enabled by default.


Who uses cookies?

The information collected through the cookies on a web page can be used by the owner of the website or by a third party that provides a service to the owner.

In this regard, the information from the cookies used on this Website is processed by ABANCA, as the owner of the web page, as well as by third parties that provide services to it. These third parties are:

Google Analytics

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service developed by Google, Inc. that enables browsing on the web pages to be measured and analyzed. Google, Inc. is a Delaware company whose main office is located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”).

Like many other services, Google Analytics uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for us and providing other services relating to such activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may reject the processing of the date or information by refusing the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Website.

You can see cookies from this service in your browser. You can find out more about Google cookies and the Google Analytics Cookie Opt-out here.

Adobe Analytics and Adobe Target

This Website uses Adobe Analytics and Adobe Target — services that are part of the Experience Cloud — a family of digital marketing solutions and services provided by Adobe Systems Software Ireland Limited, a company headquartered at 4-6 Riverwalk, Citywest Business Campus, Saggart D24, Dublin, Ireland (“Adobe”).

Adobe Analytics uses cookies for analytical purposes (e.g., to differentiate requests from different browsers or to analyze browsing flow). Adobe Target, on the other hand, uses cookies to provide website publishers with a number of personalization tools (e.g., to determine the most relevant online content).

You can find more information about Adobe’s cookies at

You can also learn more about Adobe’s privacy options here, including the rejection of cookies.

Links to social networks

The Website may also include buttons through which, in a simple and intuitive way, you can link to and/or share certain Website content on social networks such as Twitter or Facebook. This functionality entails the use of cookies that link to the websites of these social networks, storing the information only on them.

You can find more information about the cookies used by social networks at:

The third parties referred to in paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 above may, where applicable, make international data transfers in accordance with their respective Cookie Policies. To find out, you can click on the links provided in this section in the identification of each of the third parties.


How do I view cookies?

All browsers allow you to search and view the cookies installed by a certain website, to obtain information regarding the amount of time they are stored and how to delete them, as indicated in the following section.

Below are a number of informational links on this issue from the most widely used Internet browsers:


How do I delete cookies?

To restrict or block cookies, you must adjust the settings of the browser you use on your computer and/or device, whether it is a computer, smartphone or tablet.

Disabling cookies does not prevent you from browsing the Website, although it may affect its normal operation or certain services and/or functionalities.

In general, browsers offer the following setting options in relation to the installation of cookies:


How long do we keep the data generated by the use of cookies?

The data generated by the use of cookies will be kept for a period of twelve (12) months. After this period, your IP data associated with the settings of the cookies accepted will no longer be available in our systems, so you will have to reconfigure the cookies according to your preferences.


Acceptance of the Cookie Policy and/or Modification of the Website’s Cookie Settings

We display information about our Cookie Policy the first time you access the Website. Based on this information you can do the following:

  1. Accept the cookies. You can accept the use of cookies, which will allow you to use all the functionalities of the Website without limitations. If you accept the use of cookies, you will not see this notification again when you access any of pages of the Website.
  2. Change the cookie settings. You can obtain more information about cookies, those used by the Website, ABANCA’s Cookie Policy and how to change your cookie settings to adapt them to your preferences.

At any time you can manage your consents in relation to the various cookies used by the Website by accessing the settings panel, which is always available in the “What cookies do we use?” section of this Cookie Policy.

If you would like more information about your privacy, you can view our Privacy Policy.