Cookies policy

EPC cookies

This policy relates to the website "" (hereinafter the "EPC website"), managed and operated by CONSEIL EUROPEEN DES PAIEMENTS (EUROPEAN PAYMENTS COUNCIL), an international not-for-profit association (Association Internationale sans but lucratif, AISBL) established under and governed by Belgian law, with registered address at Cours Saint-Michel 30, B-1040 Brussels, Belgium, Enterprise Nº 0873.268.927, hereafter referred to as “EPC”.

When you view our website, we automatically collect information through the use of cookies. We also use other technologies such as pixel tags, browser analysis tools, server logs and web beacons for similar purposes as described in this policy, and these may be included in our mailings. These technologies allow us to determine whether our messages were opened and whether the links were clicked. The information provided below about cookies also applies to these technologies.

Consent of the visitor

When you open the EPC website, and before data is stored and/or cookies are installed on your device, you are notified about the use of cookies and asked to give your consent for this. You can also opt-out of each cookie category (except strictly necessary cookies). If you refuse cookies, you will still have access to the EPC website, but your browser will operate more slowly or you will have difficulty or no access to certain parts or functionalities of the website.

You can withdraw your consent at any time and refuse the installation of cookies on your device or their use on the EPC website and/or delete cookies by clicking on the customise cookies setting or by changing the settings of your browser (see below).

How can you delete or block cookies, or change your settings?

Unless you have modified your browser settings to refuse cookies, the website will use cookies as soon as you visit the website. By using the EPC website, you agree to us storing strictly necessary cookies on your device.

You can opt-out of each cookie category (except strictly necessary cookies) by clicking on the customise cookies settings.

For more information about removing and blocking cookies using your browser settings, visit: All about cookies

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website. Some of our services may require cookies in your browser to view and use them.

This cookie policy can be amended, for example, in connection with new features on the website. We therefore recommend that you regularly consult this cookie policy. This version of the cookie policy was last modified on March 20 2020.