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Cookie policy


Welcome to, the website of the Association for Financial Markets in Europe ("AFME") (the/our "Site"). Our Site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users and to analyse how the Site is being used by our users. We also track users by IP address and by cookies for broad demographic data, as well as to help make sure that we're delivering the information you want. This helps us to provide you with a good online experience and also allows us to improve our Site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we will store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer.  Cookies collect information about how you browse a website and allow the website to remember your preferences and tailor your experience of that website to best suit you.

Our First Party Cookies

AFME currently uses the following cookies on its Site:

  • Session cookies.  We use the "session" cookie ASP.NET_SessionId on this Site. We will use the session cookies to keep track of you whilst you navigate the Site. These cookies are used to improve the user experience of the Site by temporarily storing information about the activity of a user on each page. For example, session cookies record the fact that you've logged in to the Site. The information gathered by session cookies is not retained after the browser is closed.

Third Party Cookies

Please note that third party providers (including, for example, providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies to assess the ways in which you make use of the Site.  AFME has no control over these. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies.

For example, Google Analytics cookies are used to gather information for the Analytics service run by Google. They allow us to record information about how users are accessing and using the website, which in turn is used to develop the website. None of the information stored by these cookies can be used to identify individuals.

You can find more information about the Google Analytics cookie here:

Disable Cookies

You will normally see a message on our Site before we store a cookie on your computer which describes the types of cookies we use and what information they might collect.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. These settings are usually found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your internet browser. Otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more details. However, in a few cases some of our Site features may not function if certain cookies are disabled.

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Changes to This Policy

We reserve the right to update or otherwise vary this policy from time to time, without notice to you. Your access to or use of this Site at any time is subject to this policy as then in effect. It is your responsibility to review this policy regularly to make sure you are aware of any changes and comply with any changed policy. If you do not agree with any changes made to this policy or the terms of use for our Site, please do not continue to use or visit our Site.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact [email protected].