Privacy and cookies

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Cookies information
The Economist Group operates a strict privacy policy around the world. We are committed to being transparent about the technologies we use, and we’ve outlined below how we use cookies when you visit our site at

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small snippet of text that a website asks your browser to store. All cookies have expiration dates in them that determine how long they stay in your browser. Cookies can be removed in two ways: automatically, when they expire, or when you manually delete them. We’ve included more details below to help you understand what kinds of cookies we use.

Does the EuroFinance website use cookies?
Yes, with the primary purpose of making our website work more effectively.

What kinds of cookies does the EuroFinance website use and why?
We use these cookies:

Google analytics – to better understand usage patterns so we can improve the site for our customers. This information is anonymised – when we look at the data, in other words, we look at patterns, but we do not see individuals’ personally identifiable information (PII), for example user names or e-mail addresses. You can choose whether to allow Google analytics cookies at

AddThis – This makes it easy for visitors to bookmark and share with other people. Provides statistics about bookmarking and sharing activity of users, and helps visitors create buzz for sites to increase popularity and ranking.

Twitter – this is a real-time information network that connects you to the latest information about what you find interesting. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets. Each Tweet is 140 characters in length.

What other cookies might I encounter on the EuroFinance website?
You should not expect any other cookies (for example third-party cookies) on the site.

What kinds of cookies does the EuroFinance website not use?
We do not use re-targeting cookies (cookies that target advertising based on which sites you view) and do not use flash cookies (sometimes known as local shared objects or LSOs). We do not allow third-party advertising networks to drop cookies on our site to behaviourally target advertising to our users, either.