This notice explains how the international business of Federated Hermes (“Federated Hermes”) uses and stores any personal information we collect about you on this website.
Federated Hermes provides world class active investment management and stewardship services. Our goal is to help people invest better, retire better and create a better society for all, in line with our pledge. Federated Hermes will conduct the firm’s business in accordance with the highest ethical standards, respecting the firm’s customers, suppliers, and other business counterparties, dealing responsibly with the firm’s assets, and complying with applicable legal and regulatory requirements. Details on affiliated entities forming the international business of Federated Hermes can be found in the Important Information section of our website.
Federated Hermes collects information about you when you visit our website.
Federated Hermes collects your information when you visit our website allowing you to personalise your repeat visits. This includes identifying whether you are a professional client. For further guidance please visit our cookies section. Should you access any password protected areas on our website, the website will recognise you from a cookie that was captured on your first visit.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
Add This Widget
This cookie is associated with the Add This social sharing widget. This widget is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms.
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website and WordPress blog. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website user journey.
This information is used to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. If you click through to our website from an email sent by Eloqua, we are subsequently able to identify the pages you visit on hermes-investments.com. This information is stored securely in Eloqua and never, under any circumstances, supplied to third parties.
Hubspot Cookie, In-conjunction with Hot Jar
The main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains: the domain, utk (see below), initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session)
(Expires: 2 years)
This cookie will distinguish you on our site by the type of professional user you are and what country you are in to display the correct fund information, Cookie lasts 365 days
These cookies are used to link your activity across devices if you’ve previously signed in to your Google Account on another device. We do this to coordinate the ads you see across devices and measure conversion events.
We also may use DoubleClick cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (”interest based targeting”). The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history. DoubleClick uses “non personally identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx
We use session cookies on our embedded videos. A session cookie contains information that is stored in a temporary memory location and then subsequently deleted after the session is completed or the web browser is closed. This cookie stores information that the user has inputted and tracks the movements of the user within the website.
A session cookie is also known as transient cookie.
Last updated on August 2020.
Federated Hermes does not collect or store IP Addresses. Location-based cookies are passed through from the browser location of the search engine.
Federated Hermes may request personal information enabling us to provide you a personalised service. For instance our website provides a personalised preference service allowing you to subscribe more easily to preferred investment information services.
Federated Hermes will process and share your personal information only with members of the Federated Hermes group. Federated Hermes stores your information on various platforms which are reviewed every 3 years. We use the following secure cloud based applications to store such information:
- Eloqua, an email distribution platform.
- Salesforce, a Customer Relationship Management tool.
The reason we store this information includes, but is not be limited to the following:
- responding to enquiries, processing your information and requesting information.
- as a client, contacting you occasionally to inform you of products and services we and other members of Federated Hermes provide.
Federated Hermes provides a convenient method to discontinue electronic communication via an “unsubscribe” link tick box via emails. Alternatively you can contact Federated Hermes at [email protected] to unsubscribe.
Federated Hermes strives to maintain the reliability, accuracy and completeness of all personal information it holds ensuring privacy and security at all times. The security measures in place on our websites and computer systems aim to prevent the loss or misuse of the information we hold. This includes our 3rd party providers such as Eloqua and Salesforce.
Federated Hermes updates and tests its security and technology on an ongoing basis. Access to personal information is restricted to only those employees responsible for providing benefits or services to you. Employees at Federated Hermes are continually trained on the importance of confidentiality and ensuring your information is kept private and secure.
Federated Hermes reserves the right to monitor, restrict, delay, intercept and/or record your communication with us. All types of communication such as mails, voicemails, telephone calls or emails can be monitored to comply with regulatory obligations. Federated Hermes may reject, restrict, delay or remove communications which may disrupt our system or pose a security risk. Offensive, unwanted content or spam will be filtered out or destroyed.
Federated Hermes uses Eloqua, a third party email distribution platform to deliver email communications to subscribers. In addition to distributing emails, Eloqua gathers user statistics on these communications. For example how many times you opened or read the email and how many links did you click on within the mail. All this information is securely transferred from Eloqua to Salesforce, our Customer Relationship Management tool.
IMPORTANT: Federated Hermes does not sell personal information that is collected from customers.
You have the right to request a copy of the information that Federated Hermes hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please contact our Information Protection Coordinator at Federated Hermes, 150 Cheapside, London EC2V 6ET or e-mail [email protected].
Should you have concerns about how Federated Hermes uses and stores your personal information, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office (https://ico.org.uk/concerns).
Federated Hermes stores your personal information on its servers and on servers of cloud-based database management services engaged by Federated Hermes. For more information on where and how long your personal information is stored including your rights of erasure and portability as set out in the data protection legislation, please contact The Information Protection Coordination office at [email protected].
Our website contains links to other websites. This notice only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own cookies notice or policy.
Federated Hermes does not transfer your personal information collected from this website outside of the European Economic Area. If you visit this website from a country other than the country in which our servers are located (currently the UK), the various communications will necessarily result in the transfer of information across international boundaries.
The Information Protection Coordinator
This role is held by a member of staff who ensures that registrations are appropriate and current and that Federated Hermes complies with General Data Protection Regulation and any other data protection related obligations.
The officer has primary responsibility for the execution of Information Security at Federated Hermes. The officer acts as a focal point for information technology related security matters, including supporting the development and implementation of systems and business services.
Changes to our Cookies Notice
We keep our cookies notice under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This cookies notice was last updated on February 2020.
Last updated February 2020