Collecting and Using Information
When you visit and use this Web site, information is collected from you automatically through the use of "cookies." Cookies are small data files that contain a unique identification number stored on your computer. Our Web site sends cookies to your computer's browser to allow us to better understand who is coming to our site for the first time or is a returning visitor. When you visit this Web site, cookies are only used to record your preferences and choices as you navigate through the site. This information helps us to customize the delivery of our Web site content and make our Web site more useful to our visitors. The information collected through cookies typically is stored only for the length of time that you are connected to this Web site. Certain information, however, may in some instances be stored in an encrypted cookie that lasts longer than the duration of the visit to this Web site.
Other than the collection of information as described above, we will not collect personal information about you when you visit our Web site, unless you choose to directly provide such information to us when contacting us via email. We will use this personal information to process your request and, when applicable, respond to you. By contacting us in this manner, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information for purposes of responding to your request. If you provide personal information via email to apply for employment with State Street, you consent to the collection, use and retention of your personal information for up to one year or as required by applicable law for the purposes of considering you for the possibility of present or future employment at State Street. We will not sell, rent, give or otherwise disclose your personal information to anyone outside of State Street or its affiliated companies within the State Street group of companies, without your consent, unless required to do so in accordance with law, regulation or legal process.
We strive to protect all personal information we receive online with appropriate safeguards and security measures. However, the Internet is not a secure medium and neither the privacy of your communications, nor visits to this Web site, can be ensured. Accordingly, by visiting this Web site, you acknowledge and agree that State Street does not guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and that you do so at your own risk.
Providing Access and Maintaining Accuracy