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
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:
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.
- 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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 allaboutcookies.org as well as
other public resources on the subject.