Cookie statement

Cookie Statement

What are cookies? A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing a website.

When the user browses the same website in the future, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved by the website to notify the website of the user's previous activity. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember the state of the website or activity the user had taken in the past. This can include clicking particular buttons, logging in, or a record of which pages were visited by the user even months or years ago.

Why do we use cookies? What cookies do we place?

We use cookies for various purposes:

  • Functional cookies. These are necessary cookies to remember your site preferences and choices you make on the site including remembering your username, region, and language preferences, and/or whether you provided us with consent to place the cookie. These cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

 Functional cookies the FMO website places are:

  • CONSENT HTTP 2 years
  • CONSENT HTTP 2 years
  • rc::a HTML Persistent
  • rc::c HTML Session
  • yt-player-bandwidth HTML Persistent
  • Analytical or statistic cookies. With these cookies we analyse the use of our website. When you visit our website, we will anonymously analyze which pages are visited, how long visitors are on each page, and where visitors leave the website. We cannot see or identify who you are.

    For analysing the site usage, we use Google Analytics. Analytics is set so that the data are anonymous. We do not use other google services in combination of Google analytics. Please read the privacy statement of google how they use the information. Information can be shared outside the European Union. Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

 Analytical or statistic cookies the FMO website places are:

  • at.hist.# HTML Persistent
  • ga HTTP 2 years
  • ga_# HTTP 2 years
  • gat HTTP 1 day
  • gid HTTP 1 day
  • yt-player-headers-readable HTML Persistent
  • Marketing or third-party cookies. Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advisers. Social media cookies, cookies to be able to load videos on our website and to check whether you are a human being and not a bot.

 Marketing or third-party cookies the FMO website places are:

  • atuvc HTTP 13 months
  • atuvs HTTP 1 day
  • at.cww HTML Persistent
  • at-lojson-cache-# HTML Persistent
  • at-rand HTML Persistent
  • loc HTTP 13 months
  • uvc HTTP 13 months
  • xtc HTTP 13 months
  • YSC HTTP Session
  • yt.innertube::nextId HTML Persistent
  • yt.innertube::requests HTML Persistent           

When do we place cookies?

When you are visiting our website, we place functional and analytical cookies on your device. When you do not want us to place cookies on your device you can delete the cookies on your device or change the settings on your browser.

Some cookies are only placed after your explicit consent. This are the so-called marketing or third-party cookies. The information placed on these cookies are shared with other parties than FMO.

How can I change my preferences/ delete the cookies?

You always can change your cookie preferences on the FMO website. You also can delete cookies in your internet browser, for example in Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Safari. You can also set your Internet browser to receive a notification when a website uses cookies. You can then decide each time whether you want to give permission for this. Do you want to know more about this? Then use the help function in your browser.

How and when we update this cookie statement

FMO can change the cookie statement at any moment. We will make an announcement of these changes on our website. Older versions of the cookie statement will be stored in our archives. To view an older version of the cookie statement, please contact

More information or questions about this cookie statement can be directed to our data privacy officer For other privacy questions, please visit the FMO privacy statement on our website.

You can also reach us at the following address:  

FMO - Netherlands Development Finance Company
Privacy Officer/ Compliance department
Anna van Saksenlaan 71
2593 HW The Hague
The Netherlands