Privacy & Security
To preserve the confidentiality of all information you provide to us, we have adopted the following privacy principles:
By maintaining our commitment to these principles, we at HSBC will ensure that we respect the inherent trust that you place in us.
Security is our top priority. HSBC will strive at all times to ensure that your personal data will be protected against unauthorised or accidental access, processing or erasure. We maintain this commitment to data security by implementing appropriate physical, electronic and managerial measures to safeguard and secure your personal data.
Our web servers are protected behind firewalls and our systems are monitored to prevent any unauthorised access.
All practical steps will be taken to ensure that personal data will not be kept longer than necessary and that HSBC will comply with all statutory and regulatory requirements concerning the retention of personal information.
Both you and HSBC play an important role in protecting against online fraud. You should be careful that your bank account details including your User ID and/or Password are not compromised by ensuring that you do not knowingly or accidentally share, provide or facilitate unauthorised use of it. Do not share your User ID and/or Password or allow access or use of it by others. If you think your User ID and/or Password has been disclosed to a third party, is lost or stolen and unauthorised transactions may have been conducted, please inform us immediately. We endeavor to put in place high standards of security to protect your interests.
Collection of Personal Information
Our visit to this site may be recorded for analysis on the number of visitors to the site and general usage patterns. Some of this information will be gathered through the use of 'cookies'. Cookies are small bits of information that are automatically stored on a person's web browser in their computer that can be retrieved by this site. Should you wish to disable these cookies you may do so by changing the setting on your browser. However, you may be unable to enter certain parts of our website.
Occasionally we may collect personal information from visitors to this site. Such information is only collected from individuals who voluntarily provide us with their personal information. We may use this information to advise them of products, services and other marketing materials which we think may be of interest to them. We may also invite visitors to this site to participate in market research and surveys and other similar activities.
If we do ask you to provide personal information, we will always specify the purpose for which such personal information is collected and ensure that it is only used for the purpose specified at the time of collection.