Cookie policy

BBVA policy regarding implementing cookies on its .fr websites 1

Like other marketing websites, the BBVA .fr website/s, (as well as the website, which can be used by the customers and potential customers of the French subsidiary of BBVA) use cookie technology to collect information on how they are used.


What are cookies?

A cookie is a file that is downloaded onto your device to store data that can be updated and recovered by the entity that installs it.



Please be informed that we may use cookies on your device, provided you have given your consent to the same, except in cases where such cookies are necessary in order to browse the site. If you give your consent, we will use cookies to gather your preferences and customize our websites to your personal interests.


For what purposes do we use cookies on these websites?

We use first-party and third-party cookies to improve our services, adapt our sites, improve the user experience, identify and resolve issues, measure traffic, gather statistics and insert advertisements in line with your preferences by assessing your use of our websites.


Types of cookies

Depending on their purpose:

  • Technical cookies: This type of cookie enables the user to browse the website, platform or application, and to make use of the various options or services (e.g. control traffic and data communications, login identification, access to reserved areas, registration of items for placing orders, registration or application to participate in an event), to use security features while browsing, store content and stream videos, or audio, and share content on social networks.

  • Geolocation cookies: These cookies let us know the location from which the user is requesting a service. This cookie is anonymous and is used, for example, to provide the user with appropriate information based on the country where they are located.

  • Customization cookies: These cookies enable the user to access the service through specific predetermined general parameters as per a range of criteria on the user's terminal, such as their language, type of browser used, and the regional setup whereby the user accesses the service, etc.

  • Analytical cookies: These cookies allow their owners to track and analyze the behavior of users of the websites they connect to. The data collected by these cookies is used to measure the activity of the website, platform or application and to develop a browsing profile of the users, which lets the controller improve the websites.

  • Advertising cookies: These cookies enable us to manage the advertising space supplied on the web pages as efficiently as possible, by adapting the advertising content displayed to the content of the requested service or to the user's browsing on the site.

  • Behavioral-advertising cookies: These cookies allow the advertising space available on the site to be managed in the most effective way. These cookies store information on the behavior of the user through the ongoing tracking of his or her browsing habits, giving us the opportunity to develop a specific profile to provide advertisements suited to the observed behavior.

Depending on the duration:

  • Session cookies: these cookies are designed to gather and store information while a user is browsing on the website. These cookies are not stored on the user's computer when the session has expired, or the browser is closed.

  • Persistent cookies: these are cookies that continue to store data on the user's computer. This data can be accessed and processed when the user leaves the website and when he or she returns. These cookies can be deleted by the user at any time.

Depending on who manages the cookies:

  • First-party cookies. These cookies are sent to the user's terminal from a computer or domain managed by the website owner, and from which the service requested by the user is provided.

  • Third-party cookies. These cookies are sent to the user's terminal from a computer or domain that is not managed by the owner of the website from which the service requested by the user is provided, but by another entity that processes the data gathered by the cookie. In cases where these cookies are installed from a computer or domain managed by the website's owner, but where the information gathered is managed by a third party, these cookies will also be considered third-party cookies.

Our .fr websites 2 gather information about users through the following cookies:

First-party cookies

First-party cookies

Analysis _gat Persistent
s_sq Session
s_ppv Session
s_fid Persistent
s_cc Session
_ga Persistent
_gid Persistent
s_vi Persistent
Technical JSESSIONID Session
cc_analytics Persistent
cc_necessary Persistent
Customization language Persistent


Third-party cookies

Third-party cookie procedures are managed and controlled solely by each supplier.

Third-party cookies

DOMAIN TYPE NAME DURATION Analysis s_vi_* Persistent s_vi_* Persistent IDE Persistent
DSID Persistent Technical NID Persistent
HSID Persistent
APISID Persistent
SID Persistent
SSID Persistent
SAPISID Persistent
GAPS Session
LSID Persistent
BEAT Persistent
ULS Persistent
SIDCC Persistent
1P_JAR Persistent
AID Persistent
CONSENT Persistent
OTZ Persistent OTZ Persistent

Disabling cookies

Users can authorize, block, or delete cookies installed on their computers or applications at any time by changing their browser's settings.

Disabling cookies does not prevent users from browsing the website. However, the use of certain services may be limited and, as a result, the browsing experience may be less satisfactory.


Personal data protection

We will be able to manage your personal data when you browse our websites. For further information on our Personal Data Protection Policy, click here


Revocation of consent

The user may at any time revoke his or her consent to this cookie implementation policy by deleting the cookies stored on his or her computer or application from his or her internet browser settings as previously stated.


Amendment to the cookie implementation policy

This cookie implementation policy may be amended at any time when required to do so by the applicable regulations, or in the event of a change in the types of cookies we use. We recommend that you review this policy each time you visit one of our websites to keep appropriately abreast of how and why we use cookies.

1 And for the website for users accessing through the website as well as for customers (and potential customers) of the French subsidiary of BBVA who browse the website

2 as well as the website, which can be used by the customers and potential customers of the French subsidiary of BBVA