State Street's goal is to provide you with a personalized Internet experience that delivers the information, resources, and services that are most relevant and helpful to you. To achieve this, we may collect personally identifiable as well as anonymous information during your visits to the site. Personally identifiable information is information that can be used to uniquely identify you, such as your name, job title, telephone number and e-mail address. Anonymous information is information that tells us what you do on the site, such as functions utilized, searches conducted, the time of day you visited the site. Any information gathered is confidential and is used in the delivery of the service you have requested and to allow State Street to improve the service and your on-line experience.

Policy and Practices

Although information about your needs helps us to provide superior service, nothing is more important to our business than the trust and confidence you have in us. That is why we want you to know how we will manage any information we obtain about you when you visit this site.

Recognizing your expectation of privacy on the Internet, we will make every effort to:
  • Safeguard any information you share with us by applying strict standards of security and confidentiality
  • Limit the collection, use and retention of information to what we believe is necessary or useful in order to provide quality service
  • Permit only authorized employees to have access to your information
  • Share information with external organizations only when we have previously informed you in disclosures or agreements, have received your authorization or are required by law
  • Require any organization we hire to provide support services to conform to our privacy standards and to allow us to audit them for compliance
  • Keep your files complete, accessible, up-to-date and accurate
It is important to note that this policy is for general guidance. It neither constitutes a contract nor creates legal rights. It does not modify or amend any agreements we have with you. We reserve the right to change these Privacy Principles at any time without prior notice.

Since your use of our site constitutes your acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Statement, you should periodically review it for changes. If you have any question about this Privacy Statement, please contact your State Street relationship officer. This privacy statement applies only to our web site.

Security Measures: Maintaining Privacy

Maintaining your privacy requires that we guard against unauthorized access to your information. Therefore, we operate secure data networks protected by industry-standard security measures designed to protect against the loss, misuse, and alternation of the data you share with us, either directly or indirectly.

User Authentication

Your access to this site is password-protected and for higher risk applications may have an additional authentication challenge. Once you select your personal password, you may enter the central portal to access information and execute transactions via your pre-selected State Street products.

Browser Security Measures

To ensure browser security, (i) we require that your browser support SSL and (ii) you do not allow information to be stored on your hard drive unless you specifically download it and save it on your computer.

Data Security Measures

We take industry-standard steps to protect against any anticipated threat or hazards to the security or integrity of your data. We utilize information-scrambling technologies to protect the information sent to or by this site. Personal data is encrypted in our electronic database. This site uses VeriSign® global certificates that automatically enable 128-bit encryption with all versions of the required browser.

Nonetheless, no representation is made regarding the unconditional security of such submissions.


To prohibit unauthorized access that may harm your records or inconvenience you, we utilize specialized computers ("firewalls") that limit the entry of those without proper authorization. These shields check to make sure that communication occurs between approved individuals in accordance with proper protocol.

Ongoing Surveillance

Our security systems regularly monitor the Web server to help maintain the security of this site, all transactions, and your personal account information. This includes monitoring State Street's employees to ensure that only authorized individuals have access to the information you provide us.

Use of Personal Information Provided

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 this site or 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 the use of your personal information for purposes of responding to your request and in the support of services requested.

Use of Cookies

A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer's hard disk so that the website can remember who you are and help you navigate the site.

A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. State Street uses temporary Session Cookies that allow users to navigate across pages without having to re-enter an ID / password. Each time you visit this site, we may collect information by use of a "cookie." Cookies may be tracked during each visit, thereby helping us understand what parts of the site you find most useful and where, over time, you are likely to return. This information allows us to improve the site's content, navigation, and customization features, providing you with a more satisfying service experience.

Disabling/Enabling Cookies

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, this site cannot be accessed if cookies are disabled.

For more information about cookies, their uses and instructions on modifying related browser settings, you may visit public sites such as as well as other public resources on the subject.