Cookie notice

Cookie notice

Cookie notice
September 20th, 2022

Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Kenya is committed to ensuring efficiency in the use, protection, and security of our website’s users. As part of this commitment, we provide information about the types of cookies we use on our website, their purposes, and how you can manage them.

Cookies are small text files that store information about a user’s browsing activity on a website. They can remember user preferences, login information, and other data. They can also be used for tracking purposes, allowing websites to personalise content and advertising based on the user’s behaviour and interests.

We use cookies to gather information about our website’s visitors’ preferences and curate their experiences to match their interests while they navigate through our pages.

In this notice, we elaborate on the types of cookies we use on our website and mobile application, their purposes, and how you can manage them.

Why we use cookies

Cookies are used for the following reasons:

  1. Authentication: This is for verification purposes. We use them to verify the identity of a user, allowing us to provide secure access to online accounts and transactions. This includes remembering your details such as your login credentials to ensure we protect your identity.
  2. Personalisation: This is mainly to remember user preferences and settings, such as That language preferences, font size, and screen layout. This can improve the user experience and make it easier for customers to interact with our website.
  3. Security: We use them to track suspicious activity and prevent fraud. We monitor login attempts and alert users or block access if there are multiple failed attempts or suspicious behaviour.
  4. Analytics: We use them to collect data about how users interact with our website, such as which pages are visited most frequently and how long users spend on each page. This information can help us improve our website and services based on user behaviour and preferences, as it helps us understand how you use our website. 

 Types of Cookies

We utilise the following cookies on our website:

Analytics cookies

Analytics cookies are a type of cookie that collects information about how users interact with a website. These cookies are used by website owners and marketers to gather data on website usage and performance, such as how many people visit the website, which pages they visit, and how long they stay on each page.

Analytics cookies typically collect anonymous data, such as the user’s IP address, browser type, device type, and the pages they visited. This information is then used to generate reports and analysis on website traffic and user behaviour, which can help website owners and marketers optimize their website and improve the user experience. Examples of analytics cookies include Google Analytics, which is a widely used analytics tool that tracks website traffic and user behaviour.

See the table below for more details:

  Cookie Type Description Duration
1. _ga_* Analytics



Google Analytics sets this cookie to store and count page views. 1 year 1 month 4 days
2. _ga Analytics



Google Analytics sets this cookie to calculate visitor, session and campaign data and track site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognise unique visitors. 1 year 1 month 4 days
3. CONSENT Analytics



YouTube sets this cookie via embedded YouTube videos and registers anonymous statistical data. 2 years



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