HSBC Bank Bermuda Limited is committed to preserving the confidentiality of all personal data you provide to us. We have therefore adopted privacy principles as a critical component of our relationship with you. The following privacy principles apply:
These cookies are not designed to identify you personally and the information they gather is used only to guide improvements in navigation, enhance content and (where appropriate) enable us to tailor the content to fit the needs of visitors who have accessed our website. If you would like to browse our website you may do so without accepting cookies.
We use two types of cookies on our website, which are:
Cookies cannot look into your computer and obtain information about you or your family or read any material kept on your hard drive and, unless you have logged onto Internet Banking, cookies cannot be used to identify who you are. Cookies cannot be used by anyone else who has access to the computer to find out anything about you, other than the fact that someone using the computer has visited a certain website.
Cookies do not in any way compromise the security of Internet Banking. The web browsers of most computers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can set your web browser to disable cookies or to inform you when a website is attempting to add a cookie. You can also delete cookies that have previously been added to your computer’s cookie file. You can set your browser to disable persistent cookies and/or session cookies but if you disable session cookies, although you will be able to view our public unsecured website, you will not be able to log onto Internet Banking. If the computer that you are using is set to disable persistent cookies, you will be able to access Internet Banking; however, your navigation of the website may be less enjoyable.
Also, in order to develop our website in line with customer needs, we are working with WebTrends to track usage on our website. WebTrends provides us with statistics to show which pages on our website are visited most frequently and how long visitors spend on our website.
WEB BEACONS AND SPOTLIGHT TAGS
The HSBC Bermuda website may contain may contain electronic images, known as web beacons or spotlight tags. These enable HSBC to count users who have visited certain pages on our website. Web beacons and spotlight tags are simply tools used to obtain generic information about the web pages visited. They are not used to obtain information about specific users.