Collection and Use of Information
When you visit and use this website, we will use “cookies” to automatically collect your information. Cookies are a small data file stored in your computer for unique digital recognition. Our website will send cookies to the browser in your computer so as to better understand who is visiting our website for the first time and who is a returning visitor. When you visit our website, cookies are used only to record your website browsing preference and choice. This information can help us provide more personal content to the website as well as help us make our website content more useful for visitors. The information collected via cookies is generally saved only during the time when you are connected to this website. However, in some cases some information may be saved via encrypted cookies and for a period of time that is longer than your visit to this website.
Except for collecting the aforesaid information, when you visit our website, we will not collect any other personal information of yours unless you elect to provide such information to us directly when you contact us by e-mail. We shall use such personal information to process your request and respond to you when appropriate. By contacting us in this way, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information for the purpose of responding to your request and also consent that we can send such information to any entity of State Street in or outside China. If you provide your personal information via e-mail to apply for employment at State Street, in order to be considered for the possibility of working for State Street now or in the future, you agree that we can collect and use your personal information and save it for a reasonable period of time and also agree that we can send such information to any entity of State Street in or outside China. Without your consent, we will not sell, lease, give or disclose in any other way your personal information to any person outside State Street or any of its affiliated companies unless it is required for disclosure by laws, regulations or judicial procedures. Your failure to provide such information may result in our failure to respond to or process your request.
Protection of Information
We will take proper protection and safety measures to protect all of your personal information received by us online. However, the Internet is not an entirely secure medium, so the safety of your communication and the privacy or your visit to our website cannot be guaranteed. Therefore, by visiting this website you confirm and agree that State Street will not guarantee the safety of any information that you provide to us and you confirm and agree to bear this risk.
Providing Access and Maintaining Accuracy
We strive to protect all personal information we receive online with the appropriate safeguards and security measures. Within State Street your personal data will be transmitted and stored in a protected environment (e.g. firewalls). We undertake to implement all reasonable measures to prevent the perusal of your data by any third parties other than those that have been engaged by State Street to provide services to you. We will only disclose your data to other third parties if compelled to do so for legal or regulatory purposes.
We will make all reasonable efforts to maintain the accuracy of your personal information. You have the right to know if State Street possesses your personal information and to request access to such personal information to ensure its accuracy. You also have the right to verify the policies and specific operations of State Street regarding personal information, and request to be informed of the type of personal information possessed by State Street. State Street has the right to charge a reasonable fee for processing your request of information access.
For requests to visit or correct your personal information, or to obtain information on policies, the specific operation and the type of information held by State Street, please contact:
- The Data Protection Officer
- USA State Street Bank and Trust Company
- 68/F, International Finance Centre
- 8 Finance Street
*State Street refers to State Street Bank & Trust Co. and its affiliated companies.