Collecting and Using Information
When you visit and use this website, 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 website 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 website, 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 website content and make our website 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 website. Certain information, however, may in some instances be stored in an encrypted cookie that lasts longer than the duration of the visit to this website.
Other than the collection of information as described above, we will not collect personal information about you when you visit our website, 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, and our transmission of such information to any State Street entity within, and outside of, Hong Kong. If you provide personal information via email to apply for employment with State Street, you consent to the collection, use and retention for a reasonable period of time of your personal information for the purposes of considering you for the possibility of present or future employment at State Street, and to the transmission of such information to any State Street entity within, and outside of, Hong Kong. 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. Failure to provide such information may result in our inability to respond to or process your request.
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 website, can be ensured. Accordingly, by visiting this website, 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
You are entitled to check whether State Street holds personal data about you and request access to such personal data, request State Street to correct any personal data relating to you which is inaccurate, and ascertain State Street’s policies and practices in relation to personal data and be informed of the kind of personal data held by State Street. State Street has the right to charge a reasonable fee for processing any data access request.
All requests for access to or correction of personal data or for information regarding the policies and practices and kinds of data held by State Street, should be addressed to
- The Data Protection Officer
- State Street Bank and Trust Company
- 68/F, International Finance Centre
- 8 Finance Street
- Hong Kong
* State Street refers to State Street Bank & Trust Co. and its affiliated companies.