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The cookie policy of the First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) United Kingdom website


First Abu Dhabi Bank UK and potentially other branches of the group including First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC ("FAB") uses cookies on the website and related sites to improve performance and enhance the experience. This policy explains how we do this.

This policy follows the evolving regulation related to cookies and is subject to updates.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that a website downloads onto your computer or other internet-enabled devices (such as mobile phones and tablets) when you visit a website. The cookie will help the website recognise your device the next time you visit.

Only the provider who issued the cookie is likely to read or modify the information contained therein.

Cookies can be used for a variety of purposes such as remembering your preferences, measuring your activity and optimising your user experience.

Most cookies won’t collect information that identifies you. Instead, they will collect more general information such as your general location or how you arrive at and use our websites.

Cookies purposes

Enabling our websites to function properly

Some cookies which do not require your consent, are essential for the use of the website.

These “technical cookies” have the exclusive purpose of allowing the operation of our websites and to provide you with online communication services when requested by you (ensuring that you are shown the correct webpages for your location, detection of broken links, identification of technical issues…).

Analysing the visitor behaviour

We use cookies to analyse how our visitors use our websites and to monitor website performance. This allows us to provide a high-quality experience by making sure that our content and layout remains relevant to you. For example, we use cookies to keep track of which pages and links are most popular and which are not providing the information that’s required by our visitors.

Optimising and personalising

Cookies are also used to optimise the webpages that you visit, and to personalise the content that we display, based on what we understand about your requirements. This contributes to improving the user-friendliness and interactivity of the site.

Carrying out statistics

Statistical cookies enable us to keep track of visitors and identify how they use the site. It is a statistical tool that allows us to improve the website by taking into account users' needs. The data generated by these cookies concern:

  • your use of the site, such as the pages you visited;
  • your IP address in order to determine the city of connection

How can you block cookies?

You can control whether to accept cookies or not. If you decide to not accept cookies, some features and services on our websites will not function properly.

If you would prefer not to accept cookies you can either:

Set the cookies management module

A module allows you to choose which cookies you wish to accept and which you wish to refuse on this website.

At any time, by clicking on this link you can access the module and change your preferences.

Go to your browser settings

While most browsers are set initially to accept cookies, you have the option, if you wish, to choose to accept all cookies, to reject them systematically or choose which ones you accept depending on their issuer. You can also regularly delete cookies from your terminal via your browser.

However, do not forget to configure all the browsers of your various terminals (tablets, smartphones, computers, etc.).

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit or

Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit

Use opposition platforms

Several platforms of advertising professionals also offer you the possibility of refusing or accepting cookies used by their member companies. These centralized mechanisms do not block the display of advertisements, but only prevent the installation of cookies that allow you to tailor advertisements to your interests.

You can, for example, go to the website to prevent the installation of cookies on your device. This site is offered by digital advertising professionals grouped within the European association EIDAA (European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance) and managed in France by the Interactive Advertising Bureau France.

You will be able to find out which companies are registered on this platform and which offer you the possibility of refusing or accepting the cookies used by these companies to adapt to your browsing information the advertisements likely to be displayed on your terminal: /.

This European platform is shared by hundreds of Internet advertising professionals and provides a centralized interface that allows you to express your refusal or acceptance of cookies that may be used to adapt the advertisements that may be displayed on your device to your browsing information.

Personal data protection

First Abu Dhabi Bank UK and any other branch that may be concerned including First Abu Dhabi PJSC may process personal data concerning you, as data controller.

In the context of the use of cookies as described on this page, FAB may process personal data about you, such as IP addresses, as the controller.

Third party cookies on the website depend on external data controllers, such as Euroland, Linkedin, Twitter, Vimeo, Stack Exchange, Amazon, Doubleclick, Google and Snapchat, who may, if you accept these cookies, process personal data about you.

The issue and use of these cookies by third parties are subject to their own privacy policies. For more information regarding such processing, you may refer to their privacy policies.

Personal data collected via cookies is never kept longer than necessary to achieve the purpose of the cookie and, in any event, no longer than 13 months.

For more information on how we handle personal information please refer to our Privacy Policy.

Deposited cookies

The cookies used on are:

  • FAB cookies;
  • third party cookies restrictively chosen by FAB to achieve specific purposes.

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