Founded in 1963, The Cyprus Development Bank is one of the leading niche financial institutions in Cyprus, dedicated to satisfying the needs of domestic and international clients, by exceeding their expectations and delivering superior personal service.
The Cyprus Development Bank Public Company Ltd website, namely developer.cdb.com.cy (the “Website”) uses technology to collect information about its use, to distinguish between users, to help us provide you with a good experience and to allow us to improve the site and the service we offer. This means that when you visit our Website, cookies or similar technologies will be placed on your computer, mobile device, tablet or other device.
A “cookie” is a small text file that is stored on your computer, mobile device, tablet or other device when you visit a website or use an application.
Some cookies are deleted when you close down your browser. These are known as session cookies. Others remain on your device until they expire or you delete them from your cache. These are known as persistent cookies and enable us to remember things about you as a returning visitor.
Our Website uses both session and persistent cookies.
Cookies allow us to recognise users (where appropriate), tailor the content on our Website to fit the needs of our Website’s visitors and helps us improve the user experience. Without certain types of cookies enabled, we cannot guarantee that the Website and your experience of it are as we intended to be.
If you visit our Website, we will deploy cookies to provide an online service more suited to the device you connect, as well as to prevent and detect fraud and keep your connection secure. When you visit our Website from any device (mobile, tablet or PC), we collect information about your use of this site, such as information about the device or browser you use to access the site (including device type, operating system, screen resolution etc.), the way you interact with this site, and the IP address your device connects from. You may not be able to initiate or complete some activities with our secure online services unless these cookies or similar technologies are installed.
a. Session cookies
These are temporary cookies which only exist during the time you use the Website (or more strictly, until you close the relevant browser). Session cookies help our Website remember what you chose on the previous page, avoiding the need to re-enter information and improve your experience whilst using the Website.
b. Persistent cookies
These are cookies which stay on your device after you have closed your browser. Persistent cookies help us identify you as a unique visitor.
We also categorise our cookies to help our customers understand the specific reason for each cookie.
c. Essential cookies
Cookies that are essential for us to provide a product or service you have requested and to provide a secure online environment. Without these cookies we may be unable to provide some products or services that you might request. Other “essential” cookies keep our Website secure. Essential cookies are used to:
• deliver interactive services, such as online banking;
• maintain online security and protect against online fraud; and
You may find the essential cookies that we use on our Website and how you can manage them in Appendix A.
d. Performance cookies (tracking Website performance)
These cookies collect aggregated information and they are not used to identify you. We use this type of cookie to understand and analyse how visitors use our online services and look for ways to improve them. The analytics cookies we use include Google Analytics.
You may find the performance cookies that we use on our Website and how you can manage them in Appendix B.
e. Functionality cookies (giving you a better online experience)
These cookies remember your preferences and tailor the Website to provide enhanced features. Without these cookies, we cannot remember your choices or personalise your online experience. We use this type of cookie to:
• make online banking login faster by remembering you between visits on your personal devices; and
• remember relevant information as you browse from page to page to save you re-entering the same information repeatedly.
Currently, the Bank does not use functionality cookies.
a. Cookies that are already on your device
Turning off one or more types of cookies will not delete any that have been downloaded in the past. We may still use data we collected up to that point, but will stop collecting new data.
b. Managing cookies choices in your browser
You can turn off or delete cookies in your browser. If you do this, it may affect sites that use similar cookies to us.
Cookies help you get the most out of our Website. However, you can set up your browser to delete or refuse some or all of them, or to be notified when you are sent a cookie and therefore, choose whether or not to accept it. You may also delete or refuse, some or all of the cookies, on our Website at any time.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Alternatively, you can search the internet for other independent information on cookies.
The table below details the essential cookies that we use and how you can manage them.
Type of cookie
What happens if this cookie is disabled
Personal Data Collected?
|XSRF-TOKEN||developer.cdb.com.cy||Text||Used in order to prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF); a type of malicious exploit with unauthorised commands.||Submission of POST request on forms of the website may not work (e.g. The Contact Us form cannot be submitted)||No|
|cdb_bank||Text||The session id that is used by the website's framework.||Usability of the website may be affected||No|
The table below details the performance cookies that we use and how you can manage them.
|Cookie||Provider||Type of Cookie||Purpose/description||What happens if this cookie is disabled||Does this cookie collect personal data about you?|
|Google Analytics||Analytical||Collects information about how visitors use this website||Experience/Usability on our Website may be affected||IP address. However it is used in an anonymised format. The full IP address is never written to disk in this case|