Cookies Policy

We would like to inform you that in SOCIETE GENERALE BANK - CYPRUS LIMITED ("we", the "Bank"), we use cookies in order to make your browsing experience as easy and convenient as possible, to distinguish you from other users of our SGBCy Website, to carry out essential security assessments, and to allow us to improve our website, services and products.


Cookies are files that are likely to be saved on your device** when you visit a website. Cookies allow a website to recognize the device in which it is registered in order to bring you an additional service: improved surfing experience, connection security or even adaptation of the content of a page to your areas of interest.

The information stored by cookies, for a limited duration, include the pages visited, ads on which you have clicked, the type of browser you use, your IP address, as well as information entered so you do not need to re-enter again.

** The device means any hardware (computer, tablet, smartphone) you use to view or to see a website, application, advertising content, etc.


Functional Cookies

These cookies are necessary to allow you to navigate our website and for the best use of its functionality.

Name Life span
__cfduid * 2 days
ASP.NET_SessionId Current session
cf_chl_2 * Current session
cf_chl_prog * Current session
cf_chl_seq_XXXX *
The XXXX changes on each new session
Current session
cf_clearance * 1 year
The XXXX changes for each page
2 days
CMSCookie0000 1 year
CMSCookie0001 1 year

* Third party cookie

Analytical Cookies

These are cookies that enable Google Analytics to track the website's performance, to compile statistical analysis about visitor numbers as well as which pages are used (content and flow). These cookies allow us to improve both our content as well as user experience (pages or links most frequently visited, articles most read etc.)

Name Life span
_ga * 2 years
_gat_gtag_UA_46718839_1 * Current session
_gid * 1 day

* Third party cookie


You are in control of what cookies you would like us to use when you visit and use our SGBCy Website. You can either do this by clicking the required options from the pop-up cookies policy tab on the SGBCy website. After you adjust your preferences you can click [save and close]. Please note that it may be necessary to refresh the webpage for your preferences to take effect.

You can also manage your preferences from your device. However, please note that this will affect the functionality of our SGBCy Website. You can do this by accepting, rejecting, or deleting cookies from your browser. Browser settings are different depending on the browser you use.

Find out how to manage cookies on browsers:
Google Chrome Microsoft Edge Mozilla Firefox Apple Safari Opera Microsoft Internet Explorer


In accordance with regulations, you retain the right to block and access all data relating to you at all times.

You may block the embedding of statistical cookies and cookies used to optimise the marketing content targeting you using your browser's internet settings, using private mode or even the "Do not Track" settings/addons on your browser.

Depending on your browser, you have the following options: accepting or rejecting cookies from all websites or from a specific one, or enable a setting requiring your browser to prompt you every time a cookie is to be embedded into your device.

To set or update your choice, please see the help menu or toolbar specific to your browser.

For a better understanding of cookies from all websites, you may visit which is a detailed guide on cookies and how to manage them across all known browsers.


We will only use cookies provided that you have given your consent to the use of a particular type of cookies by using our cookies tool or by enabling/disabling the cookies through your internet browsing instructions. We will only have necessary cookies pre-enabled without obtaining your consent. For other cookies that are helpful, convenient and very important but nevertheless not essential to your use of the SGBCy Website, we will still require your consent.

In the table below, we re-summarise the types of cookies used on the website and the corresponding legal basis.

Cookie Type Cookie Name Description Legal Basis
Functional Cookies __cfduid Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic. Pre-enabled. You cannot disable these cookies.
ASP.NET_SessionId Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests. Pre-enabled. You cannot disable these cookies.
CMSCookie Pre-enabled. You cannot disable these cookies.
Analytical cookies _ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Consent
_gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate. Consent
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Consent


For any question about this Cookies Policy or any other related inquiries/complaints, please contact the Bank's Data Protection Officer by email or by post.

Our Data Protection Officer's contact details are:
E-mail: [email protected]
Tel.: +357 22 399 741
Address: 88, Dighenis Akritas & 36 Kypranoros Street, 1061 Nicosia, Cyprus

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