The Bank of East Asia

Cookies Information

Cookies Information

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data transmitted from a web server to a web browser; it is stored on a local hard drive such that the web server can later read back the cookie data from a web browser. They allow a website to recognize a user’s device and remember user’s preferences.


Why Do We Use Cookies?

The Bank of East Asia, Limited, Macau Branch (BEA Macau Branch) uses cookies to gather and store the choices and preferences user has made in BEA Macau Branch's website. A more personalized and unique banking experiences can be created for user after using cookies. BEA Macau Branch does not gather or share any personal information through cookies on our website.


Cookies Categories

The cookies we use can be classified in one of the following categories:
  • Strictly Necessary Cookies are required for the operation of our website.
  • Performance Cookies monitor website performance and collect anonymous data on how visitors use a website. These cookies provide information to help improve how a website works.
  • Functionality Cookies are used to remember user preferences so that the website can be customized for them.
  • Targeting or Advertising Cookies are used to target advertisements to the interests of users, based upon previous web browsing activity.


How Long Do Cookies Last?

Both session cookies and persistent cookies are used in BEA Macau Branch's website. Session cookies are stored in user’s browser temporarily and they will be erased automatically after user closing the browser. Persistent cookies are retained in user’s browser for a period of no longer than 3 years unless user removes them from the browser.


What Cookies Are We Using?

 BEA Macau Branch's Website

TS* Generated by Web Application Firewall (WAF) to maintain the state of the session. Strictly Necessary Session
BIGipServerPool* Ensure incoming network traffics or requests are efficiently distributed across our servers. Strictly Necessary Session
cookieConsent Used to record if a user has accepted the use of cookies on the website. Strictly Necessary Persistent
fontsize Used to store font size preferences, and to serve content in the stored font size. Functionality Persistent
nlbi_* Used by Imperva to prevent denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. Strictly Necessary Session
visid_incap_* Persistent


Cyberbanking Services

Channel Used to optimize the layout of our Cyberbanking services based on the device type. Strictly Necessary Session
JSESSIONID Provide session security, and ensure all requests received are submitted by user who has already been authenticated. Strictly Necessary Session
LBPERSIST Used to maintain the connection between customer and our Cyberbanking services. Strictly Necessary Session
iBankTestCookie Used to detect whether the cookies are enabled per visitor’s browser setting. If not allowed, Cyberbanking cannot be accessed and an alert page will be prompted. Strictly Necessary Persistent


How Do I Disable Cookies?

The browsers of most computers, smartphones and other web-enabled devices are typically set up to accept cookies. If you wish to amend your cookie preferences for BEA Macau Branch's website, you can do this through browser settings. However, you may not be able to use some of the features on our website or access our Cyberbanking services without cookies.