Cookies Policy

The website’s user is informed that the website uses cookies during his or her online experience. The page below allows you to understand how cookies operate on the website (hereinafter also referred to as “the website”) and how to configure them.

1. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file containing information, which is stored on your device (computer, tablet, smartphone) by the viewed website.

A cookie can contain various information:

  • an identification number;
  • the name of the server that placed a cookie on your device;
  • the file’s expiration date or period of validity;
  • information to improve your navigation.

There are two kinds of cookies:

  • session cookies which disappear as soon as you leave the website;
  • permanent cookies which are stored on your terminal until their expiration date or if removed manually.

Cookies are likely to identify you personally. The browser you use to visit a website allows you to accept or refuse cookies (see below).

2. Why do we use cookies?

The website uses the following types of cookies, the purposes of which are described below:

  • Strictly necessary operating cookies
  • Audience measurement cookies 

Intern cookies

Intern cookies are used by the website you visit and can only be read by the site itself.

Third party cookies

Third party cookies are used by third party organisations that provide us with various analysis services, using cookies on our behalf to identify which pages are visited most and which are visited less. The site you visit may also include content from third party sites, such as YouTube, or Maps and these sites may use their own cookies.

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are necessary and contribute to making usable by activating basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

rgpd-consentUsed to allow third-party functions and services in general.30 days
rgpd-allow-analyticsUsed to activate the Google Analytics statistics services.30 days
ga-disable-UA-76347165-1Used to prevent cookies from being sent to Google Analytics.30 days
rgpd-visitedUsed to find out whether this is the user’s first visit or not in order to apply or not the consent for the continuation of the navigation.30 days
pll_languageThis cookie remembers the language selected by the user when he comes back to visit the website.1 year

Analytical cookies

These cookies allow us to collect information on how visitors move around the website when they are using it (for example number of viewed pages, length of connection time, most visited pages, etc.). The website uses Google Analytics, the web analytics solution developed by Google Inc. The collected data refer to your navigation on the site and your IP address, which determines your geographic location and will be anonymised after being identified.

_gaUsed by Analytics to record a unique identifier that is used to generate statistical data on how visitors move around the website.2 years
_gatUsed by Google Analytics to radically reduce the requests ratio.Session time
_gidUsed by Analytics to record a unique identifier that is used to generate statistical data on how visitors move around the website.Session time

Google cookies

Google cookies are used to track user navigation through different websites.

1P_JAR Google uses these cookies to enable/measure Google Maps functions on the site. 1 month
AID Session time
APISID 2 years
CGIC 6 months
CONSENT Session time
DV Session time
HSID 2 years
NID 6 months
OGPC 1 week
OGP 1 month
OTZ 30 days
SAPISID 2 years
SIDCC 90 days
SID 2 years
SNID 6 months
SSID   2 years

3. How to configure cookies?

You also have the possibility to set, accept or refuse cookies via your web browser settings or via an advertising cookie management platform.

3.1 Manage cookies by configuring your browser

Click on the corresponding link to set your browser: points out that if you set your browser to refuse cookies, some of the website’s functions may no longer be accessible in full.

3.2 Manage advertising cookies via a platform also informs you of the existence of a platform bringing together online advertising professionals, providing Internet users with a tool centralising the setting of cookie refusal parameters for member companies.

3.3 Manage cookies via the cookies manager

Any settings that you may carry out will be likely to modify your internet navigation and access conditions to specific services requiring the use of cookies. You can choose at any time to modify your wishes regarding cookies via this page.

Do you allow the storing and scanning of cookies in order to analyse your navigation and measure the traffic on our website?

Do you accept the storing and scanning by cookies for the display of Google Maps?


In order to ensure the best possible treatment of any request concerning your rights or the application of the protection of data collected by the BCL, please contact the Data Protection Officer either by email at or by post at the following address:

Banque centrale du Luxembourg
Att : Data Protection Officer
2, Boulevard Royal
L-2983   Luxembourg

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