What are cookies and how does tbcbank.ge use them?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which your computer or mobile device downloads when you visit a website. When you return to websites — or visit other websites that use the same cookies — they recognise these cookies and therefore your browsing device.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like helping us understand how this website is being used, letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.

You can learn about the cookies we use and how to manage them below.

What types of cookies does tbcbank.ge use?

Necessary cookies

These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. Strictly necessary cookies are always on, as without these data, the website would not be able to work properly.

Name Purpose Expiry 
JSESSIONID JSESSIONID describes the session ID which is a randomly-chosen key that is cached on your device. As soon as you visit our website, this cookie generates the said key and will be stored on your device. This enables us to identify you as a user in our system and your visit to our website. This session ID enables us to enhance the user-friendliness of our website Session
TS# ASM systems cookie to enforce security policies. The BIG-IP ASM system validates these cookies returned from clients to ensure that the cookies are not modified Session




Used for controlling timestamp of user session expiration Session
__utma Used to store the calculation of days and time to purchase Persistent
__utmb Used to store time of visits Session
__utmc Used to store time of visit 30 minutes
__utmt Used to store number of service requests 10 minutes
__utmv Used to store visitor-level custom variable data 2 years
__utmz Used to store used keyword and search engine 6 months
cc_cookie Stores information whether cookies are allowed in your browser 1 month


Analytical or performance 

These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Name Purpose Expiry
_gcl_au Used to store and track conversions Persistent
_vis_opt_s Used to store unique visits 100 days



Used to read if cookies can be placed Session
_vwo_ds Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded with the purpose of generating reports for optimising the website content 3 months
_vwo_referrer This cookie stores referral info allowing VWO to identify the original Traffic source in case of the Split URL campaign 15 seconds
_vwo_sn Collects statistics on the visitor's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on 1 day
_vwo_uuid Used by Visual Website Optimizer to ensure that the same user interface variant is displayed for each visit, if the user is participating in a design experiment 10 years
_vwo_uuid_v2 This cookie is set to make split- tests on the website, which optimizes the website's relevance towards the visitor – the cookie can also be set to improve the visitor's experience on a website 1 year



These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Name Purpose Expiry
_fbp Used to store and track visits across websites 3 months
_fbc Used to store last visit 2 years
datr Used to provide fraud prevention 2 years
fr Used to provide ad delivery or retargeting 3 months
sb Used to store browser details 2 years

What happens if I disable cookies?

If cookies are disabled on your computer, tablet or mobile, your experience on the website may be limited. For example, you may not be able to browse freely or use specific functions or features. 

How do I disable/enable cookies?

To disable or enable cookies you will need to change some settings on your Internet browser.

We have provided step-by-step guides for the major desktop browsers below.

For information on how to manage cookies on your tablet or mobile please consult your documentation or online help files.


Google Chrome

  • In the settings menu, select 'show advanced settings' at the bottom of the page
  • Select the 'content settings' button in the privacy section
  • In the page that appears tells you can manage and/or clear stored cookies.



  • In the menu, select 'options'
  • Select the privacy tab in the options box
  • From the dropdown choose, 'use custom settings for history'. This will present the options for cookies and you can choose to enable or disable cookies.


Internet Explorer 6+

  • In the tools menu, select 'Internet options'
  • Click the privacy tab
  • You will see a privacy settings slider which has six settings that allow you to control the number of cookies that will be placed: Block All Cookies, High, Medium High, Medium (default level), Low, and Accept All Cookies.



  • In the settings menu, select the 'preferences' option
  • Open the privacy tab
  • Select the option you want from the 'block cookies' section


Any other browser

For information on how to manage cookies via other desktop browsers, please, consult your documentation or online help files.