HSBC Bank (Cayman) Limited, as part of the global HSBC Group, 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:
Cookies may be used to record details of pages relating to particular products and services that you have visited on this website. This is to provide HSBC Bank (Cayman) Limited with generic usage statistics to allow the company to improve this website and to provide you with information that may interest you.
In order to develop this website in line with customer needs HSBC Bank (Cayman) Limited is working with WebTrends to track usage on this website. WebTrends provide HSBC Bank (Cayman) Limited with statistics to show which pages on this website are visited most frequently and how long visitors spend on this website.
WebTrends uses a cookie to track the number of unique users of this website. It basically tells HSBC Bank (Cayman) Limited whether the website has a small number of regular visitors or a large number of infrequent visitors. None of the information can be traced to an individual - HSBC Bank (Cayman) Limited do not know who you are as a unique user, merely that there are a certain number of people using this website. The cookie only relates to what goes on in this website and the information cannot be used for marketing on an individual basis.
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.
WEB BEACONS AND SPOTLIGHT TAGS
HSBC Cayman web pages including Internet Banking may contain electronic images, known as web beacons or spotlight tags. These enable HSBC Cayman 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.