Cookies policy

Optima bank may collect user identification information on its website using technologies such as cookies and/or Internet Protocol (IP) address tracking. Cookies are small files which are sent to and stored on the user's computer or any other device they use for their access to the Internet each time they visit a website. Cookies do not collect information on any document or file in the device.  

Manage of my cookie settings

This website uses cookies for the following purposes: 

  • seamless, easy and secure access of the user to the services offered and 
  • analytics (e.g. website traffic, recording of user interest in Optima bank products and services, etc.).

Moreover, with respect to any advertisements posted on our website, any third parties, advertisers or advertising servers, including Google, may place or identify unique cookies in the user's browser. 

The table below details the cookies used on this website. The link to the privacy policy of the party producing and managing these cookies is displayed along with each “third-party cookie”:



Cookies name:
ARRAffinity, ASP.NET_SessionId
OptanonConsent, OptanonAlertBoxClosed, HideTopAnnouncement, _cfduid, eupubconsent

Session and permanent cookies

Cookies which are necessary for browsing this website, for internal security and administration purposes, and for storing the language selected by the user

See also Information of the Customers of Optima bank of Greece SA on the Processing of Personal Data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

google.gr, google.com

Cookies starting with _ga, _gat, _gid, NID

Third-party / permanent cookies

Cookies for Google Analytics*


* You may prevent Google from collecting data through cookies and from any subsequent data processing by downloading and installing a browser plugin from here.

Users of this website may give their consent to each of the cookies categories used during their browsing. 

Especially in the case of third-party cookies (created and controlled by parties other than the website operator), users provide or refuse to provide their consent directly to the cookie owner, to which Optima bank merely refers.

Users may reject the use of or delete such cookies from within their browser. However, it should be noted that cookies are required for the proper and complete operation of this website and its available functions and services.

Instructions to users regarding the operation of cookies in the various browsers


  1. Click on the menu in the top right corner of the browser toolbar
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select Show advanced settings
  4. In the Privacy section, click Content settings.
  5. In the Cookie section, change the following settings based on the action required to manage cookies:
    - Sites can store and read cookies data
    - Keep local data only until you close your browser.
  6. Prevent websites from setting data.
  7. Block third-party cookies and website data.
  8. Manage exceptions for certain sites.

For more information visit the relevant Google web page 

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click on the menu in the top right corner of the browser toolbar
  2. Select Options
  3. Select Privacy
  4. In the  Tracking section, select the appropriate button if you want to contact sites that you do not want to track you
  5. In the History section, select  Use Custom Settings from the drop-down menu to change the following settings, depending on the action you want to carry out regarding cookies:
    Accept website cookies (click the appropriate button).
  6. Accept third-party cookies (select one of the following options from the drop-down menu: always, from most visited websites or never).
  7. Save for a specified period of time (select one of the following options from the drop-down menu: until they expire, when Firefox is closed or every time).
  8. Again, in the History section, click Show cookies if you want to remove the cookies from your computer.

For more information, visit the Mozilla related web page 

Internet Explorer

  1. Click the Tools button
  2. Select Internet Options 
  3. Select Privacy
  4. In the scrolling menu, select one of the following options. (Change the following settings depending on how you want to handle cookies):
    - Block all cookies
    - High
    - Medium to High
    - Medium
    - Low
    - Accept all cookies
  5. Select specific sites from which you want to accept cookies: click Sites in the Website Address box, enter a website site address and then click Block or Allow.

 For more information, visit the relevant Microsoft web page 


  1. Open Safari
  2. Click on Safari
  3. Click Preferences and click Privacy
  4. In the  Block Cookies section, select how Safari should handle cookies.
  5. Click Details to see which websites have saved their cookies.

  For more information, the visitor can visit the related Apple web page 


  1. Open Opera
  2. Select Settings from the main menu in the top left corner of the screen
  3. Select Security & Privacy
  4. In the unit Cookies section, select one of the following options:
    -Allow local storage
    -Keep local data only until I close my browser
    -Do not allow third party websites to store data
    -Block third-party cookies and site data
  5. By selecting All cookies and site data, you can remove the cookies from your computer

For more information, visit Opera's related web page