We care about your personal data as defined by the relevant Swiss legislation, and about your privacy rights and privileges. To help us provide a pleasant website visiting experience and to enhance the content provided over time on this website, we gather information on your visit by using cookies and third party analysis thereof. You have the opportunity to control the extent of data we collect and the way we are allowed to use it in your preference settings.
A cookie is a small, often coded, text file that is placed on your computer or device the first time you visit a website. The data stored in the cookie are then sent back to the website each time you subsequently visit it. Cookies make web browsing easier because they allow a website to recognize a particular computer or device. Any method of storage used by the browser, such as local storage, session storage or any other local browser database, is considered to be a “cookie” within the meaning of this definition.
When you use this Site, the following data and information may be recorded and used for the aforementioned purposes: browser type, number of pages viewed, path taken to navigate the site, time spent on a page or on the Site, language preferences, referring site, date and time of each request made to the Site, and your IP address. Some cookies are essential for the navigation and security of the website and may be collected using analysis tools.
Banque Heritage collects this information only to the extent that it is necessary or appropriate to provide the functionality desired through the Site, for example to provide online products and/or services.
The main reasons are as follows
- to facilitate the smooth operation of the Site and enable you to navigate our website more easily and efficiently
- to allow you to define your connection preferences (for example, language) and to subscribe to online products and services
- enable us to collect statistical data and information and to monitor traffic and usage volumes of the various elements of our website.
- place cookies from third party services that allow the user to interact with other social networks. Heritage Bank has no control over third-party cookies.
Some cookies are retained by your browser only during your visit to the Site, while others remain on the Site for a longer period, which may or may not be fixed.
In principle, cookies are recorded on a terminal only with the consent of the terminal user. There are several ways to manage cookies: the user may at any time choose to modify their cookie preferences via their browser settings and, or, for our website, by means of the tools described under “customised settings”. Generally, if you decide to block all of the cookies using your internet browser, you will still be able to visit our website but you will no longer be able to benefit from a number of its features. The cookies we use on our site can be set by you. More detailed information is given below regarding each type of cookie (data collected, purpose of the cookies and how long the data is stored) and you can choose to accept or decline their use.
a. Technical cookies
Technical cookies are vital to the functioning of the website. These cookies enable you to browse our site and make use of its features. Their settings therefore cannot be changed. Cookies are stored for a maximum of 14 months.
b. Analytical cookies
These cookies gather information on how visitors use the website (e.g. number of visits, most popular pages, most-viewed content). They enable us to find out how our website is used, how it performs, and to collect statistics and monitor traffic volumes in order to make our services more attractive and user-friendly. Cookies are stored for a maximum of 14 months. These cookies are for internal use only.
Banque Heritage SA
61 route de Chêne
P.O. Box 6600
1211 Geneva 6
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