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.
Cookies can be used for a variety of purposes including remembering your preferences, measuring your activity, analyse the usage 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.
What sort of cookies does Mashreq use?
Generally, our cookies perform three different functions:
- Enabling our websites to function properly
- Analysing visitor behaviour
- Optimising and personalising
Cookies are also used to optimise the webpages that you visit, and to personalise the content that we show you across all our digital assets, based on what we understand about your requirements.
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:
- Change your browser settings to notify when you receive a cookie, which lets you choose whether or not to accept it; or
- Set your browser to automatically not accept any cookies.
For more information on how we handle personal information please refer to our Privacy Notice or write to us at DPO@Mashreq.com or Mashreqbank, Attn: Customer Care Center, P.O. Box 1250, Dubai, UAE.