This page explains what cookies are, how we use them on the websites of the Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC group and your options for controlling them.

Please note: Not all the cookies listed here will necessarily be used on each website

What are cookies?

Cookies are pieces of information which include a unique reference code that a website transfers to your device to store and sometimes track information about you.  A number of cookies we use last only for the duration of your web session (“session cookies”) and expire when you close your browser. Other cookies are used, for example, to remember you when you return to the site and will last for longer (“persistent cookies”).  Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. They are uniquely assigned to your device and are sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit (if they last longer than a web session) or to another website that recognises that cookie.

Some of the cookies used by our sites are set by us, and some are set by third parties who are delivering services (such as interest based advertising and web analytics) on our behalf.
What do we use cookies for?

Some cookies are essential to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website or areas with paid-for content. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, like shopping baskets, cannot be provided. Because such cookies are essential for using a site, these cookies cannot be turned off without severely affecting your use of the website.

Other cookies perform various functions, as the table below explains, together with your options for controlling them.

Some cookies may also be controlled by using your web browser settings. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to notify you each time a cookie is set.

You can also learn more about cookies in general by visiting which includes additional useful information on cookies and how to block cookies using different types of browser.

For more general information about online behavioural (interest based) advertising and how it uses cookies, you may wish to visit

Our cookies and your options:

Type of cookie: Performance
Example: BIGipServereuro, moneyfxnews-pool
What it does: These cookies allow us to manage the technical performance of the website such as load balancing to ensure that the site is available to all users
Your options: You may set your browser to reject these cookies but this is likely to affect your use of the site

Type of cookie: Functionality
Example: ISDefaultCurrency
What it does: These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience.  For example, they allow the website to remember selections such as language, currency, region or changes to text size and to remember you on return visits.  They may also be used, for example, to remember the point you have reached in a survey so that you can return to it later.
Your options: By choosing an option such as remember me, text size or participating in a survey or similar services that necessitate the use of a cookie, you will be indicating your consent to that cookie. You may set your browser to reject these cookies but this is likely to affect your use of the site

Type of cookie: Activity logging – websites
Example: ASP.NET_sessionId
What it does: This cookie is essential to authorise your access to content and services that are not publicly available including paid-for content. If you are a registered user, trialist or subscriber, when you log on, this places a cookie on your machine. Once you are logged on, we monitor your activity on our websites, for example, which articles you read.  This is for the following purposes: We need to ensure compliance with your user license and adherence to our terms and conditions as part of your trial or subscription.  (Our terms and conditions are published on our websites and can be accessed by a link in the footer of each page). For customer service purposes to provide users with a tailored service and to develop products and services reflecting our users’ needs
Your options: If you would prefer us not to use your activity log for customer service purposes, you can request that we anonymise it for these uses. This will affect our ability to understand your requirements and personalise your browsing experience in the future. Please note: If you are just browsing our sites without going through a log-in procedure, you will remain anonymous and we will not log your activity. To request anonymisation please email us at Please include the following details: Your user name that you use to access our website(s) - this will be an an email address, your name, your company name, the EUromoney website(s) you use.

Third party cookies:

Third party: DoubleClick
What it does: DoubleClick is a service provided by Google.  Its cookies are used to serve advertising relevant to users’ interests and measure the effectiveness of online marketing campaigns for our sites.
Where to go for further information on these cookies including turning them off:

Third party: Google Analytics
What it does: Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps us to understand how our users engage with our websites and so allows us to better tailor our websites to our users’ needs. The tool uses a cookie in order to evaluate use of content and compile reports for us on activity on our websites and Apps.
Where to go for further information on these cookies including turning them off:

Third party: Webtrends
What it does: Webtrends is a web analytics tool that performs similar functions to Google Analytics in helping us to understand how users engage with our websites
Where to go for further information on these cookies including turning them off:

If you would like further information or guidance on cookies, please contact us at