Privacy and cookies statement

In this statement we explain why ABN AMRO UK gathers and uses personal data, and why we do so when you visit this website. ABN AMRO UK includes all ABN AMRO legal vehicles and businesses operating in the UK (“ABN AMRO UK”). This website uses cookies. Please find below more information about cookies and how ABN AMRO UK further uses personal data.

What is personal data?

Personal data is information about you, for example, your name, telephone number, date of birth, postal and/or email address…For instance, we may ask you to provide us with such personal data when you complete a form on our website. ABN AMRO UK might save data on your use of our website, for instance by placing cookies.

ABN AMRO UK stores and uses personal data for carefully identified purposes, as set out in the Code of Conduct for the processing of personal data by Financial Institutions. These purposes are briefly summarised below.

At ABN AMRO UK, we might use personal data to:

Binding Corporate Rules for ABN AMRO Bank N.V.

International organisations and multinationals regularly exchange personal data between their locations in the various countries in which they operate. ABN AMRO has created set up an internal policy for such exchanges. This policy, called Binding Corporate Rules (BCR), is based on European data privacy laws.

The BCR ensure that appropriate data privacy safeguards are in place across all countries where ABN AMRO has a presence, also outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Our BCR reflect the standards contained in European data privacy laws.

ABN AMRO's Binding Corporate Rules have been approved by the Dutch Data Protection Authority and the relevant European Data Protection Supervisor (see also: European Commission – BCR cooperation).

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that ABN AMRO places on your computer via your internet browser – e.g. Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla –. The cookie allows recognising your surfing behaviour on our various website pages. Cookies also enable your use of Internet Banking and help you to surf our website quickly and efficiently.

Why does ABN AMRO UK monitor surfing behaviour?

ABN AMRO UK may monitor surfing behaviour for a variety of reasons, e.g.:

How do I turn off cookies?

You can always switch off all cookies on your computer by changing your browser settings to refuse all cookies. Please note that this may prevent some services from working properly.
You can also elect to turn off all cookies, with the exception of those needed for Internet Banking. Our Advice and Service Centre will be happy to help you on this. You can call them on +31 900-0024 (€ 0.10 a minute).