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Legal Terms and Conditions

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy informs you of our commitment to privacy and explains the ways that State Street Corporation and its affiliates ("State Street") collects, uses and discloses your personal and non-personal information when you visit this website. By visiting this site, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in the Privacy Policy.

This website contains third party links that are not under the control of State Street. State Street is not responsible for the content of the third party websites and their data protection practices.

State Street reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified Privacy Policy on this website. You agree to review this Privacy Policy periodically to be aware of such modifications and your continued use of this website following the posting of any modified terms shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with any modifications posted by State Street, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue use of this website.

Data Transfer to State Street and Trans-Border Data Flow

The Internet is not a secure medium, and thus data sent via the Internet can be accessed by unauthorized third parties, potentially leading to disclosures, changes in content or technical failures. Data sent via the Internet may be transmitted across international borders even though both the sender and receiver are located in the same country. Therefore, your data may be forwarded to a country with a lower data protection level than exists in country of residence.

State Street accepts no responsibility or liability for the security of you data whilst in transit via the Internet to us. We remind you that for security reasons you may choose another means of communication with us.

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 the cookies is typically 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.

The use of cookies is common on the Internet and many Web browsers are initially configured to accept cookies automatically. If you would prefer not to accept cookies, you can set your Web browser to notify you when your computer is receiving a cookie or to refuse cookies automatically. To readjust your Web browser’s cookie options, please refer to the instruction documentation of your particular browser, or seek online assistance.

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 e-mail. 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 e-mail to apply for employment with State Street, you consent to the collection, use and 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. 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.

Data Protection

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.

State Street may store data in locations other than your country of residence, In such cases, we will endeavour to ensure that there are adequate levels of protection for your data, taking into account applicable legal and regulatory requirements, including those relating to banking secrecy and data protection.