This statement sets out how Federated Hermes Limited (“Federated Hermes”) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal data (“personal information”). This notice gives individuals information on how their personal information (i.e. information which directly or indirectly identifies you) is processed.
Federated Hermes Limited (“FHL”, “we”, “our” or “us”) is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office and our registration number is Z5580407.
FHL is committed to treating investors, clients, third party and business contacts fairly and with respect. This includes maintaining trust and confidence by handling personal data with care and enabling self-management of communications received from FHL or its subsidiaries, namely, Hermes Investment Management Limited (“HIML”); Hermes Fund Managers Ireland Limited (“HFMIL”); Hermes Alternative Investment Management Limited (“HAIML”); Hermes Real Estate Investment Management Limited (“HREIML”); MEPC Limited (“MEPC”); Federated Hermes Japan Ltd (“FHJL”); Hermes Equity Ownership Services Limited (“EOS”); Hermes Stewardship North America Inc. (“HSNA”); Hermes GPE LLP (“Hermes GPE”); Hermes GPE (USA) Inc. (“Hermes GPE USA”), and Hermes GPE (Singapore) Pte. Ltd (“HGPE Singapore”) and Federated Investors Australia Services Pty Ltd. (“FIAS”) (collectively, „FHL“).
Please read this Privacy Notice carefully as it contains important information about what personal data we hold about you, how it is collected and used, and how we will keep it safe. We also set out your rights in relation to the personal data we hold about you, and how to contact us if you have any questions about personal data.
We reserve the right to revise and/or supplement our Privacy Notice at any time to reflect (including but not limited to), any changes in our business, law, regulation, markets and/or the introduction of any new technology. If we do update our Privacy Notice, the most recent and up-to-date version will always be available here.
Personal data is any “information” relating to a natural living person (“data subject”) that can be used to, directly or indirectly, identify that person.
Personal data includes specific identifiers such as a name, an identification number, location data or an online identifier.
Personal data also includes more sensitive information defined as “Special Category” information that is not allowed to be processed without specific protective measures in place. This includes information about a person’s:
- Racial and ethnic origin;
- Political opinions
- Religious or philosophical beliefs;
- Trade union membership;
- Genetic data;
- Biometric data;
- Physical or mental health or condition (via medical records, health data);
- Sex life or sexual orientation;
- It may also include personal data relating to criminal convictions and offences
FHL collect personal data that you may provide voluntarily, for example, when using our website and completing online forms to contact us, subscribing to a newsletter, using one of our online advisor tools, subscribing to receive marketing communications from us, investing in our funds, participating in surveys, registering for events that we are organising or applying for a job at FHL.
FHL may collect and process the following personal data:
- Contact details (name, address, telephone number and email address)
- Tax information
- Nationality, passport, or other identification documents
- Information on investigations, litigation, court proceedings, civil liabilities, or criminal convictions against you
- Where permitted, information received from credit reference agencies, fraud prevention agencies and from other public sources such as Companies House
- Job title, job level or job function, role
- Data on the company you work for, including regulatory details – e.g. FCA authorisation information on the company and its regulated individuals
- Demographic information, such as industry, country, postcode, preferences, and interests
- Information relating to events captured through event-related forms, such as dietary restrictions, hotel and flight information, registration/participation status, media interview attendance, previous event experience and gender
- Information on how you use our website, e.g. how many times you visit, the duration of your visit, the pages you view, videos you watch, files you download, links you click
- Information on the device(s) you use to visit our website, e.g. whether you are using a computer, a tablet or a smartphone, your screen resolution, your operating system, your browser, your IP address, server log file information
- Your basic profile information, this is determined by your selections when you first arrive on our website e.g. your country of location and visitor type
- Your preferences, e.g. FHL teams and funds you have told us you are interested in, pages you have bookmarked
- Your interactions with our marketing communications, e.g. whether an email has been opened and/or clicked
- Contractual details, including information we have collected as part of the products and services we provide to you
- Financial information, such as payment-related information
- We may in some circumstances monitor and/or record telephone conversations and electronic transactions
For job applicants, FHL may collect, store, and use the following categories of personal data about you (please note this list is not exhaustive):
- The information you have provided to us in your curriculum vitae (CV) and covering letter
- The information you have provided on our application form and equal opportunities form, including name, title, marital status, nationality, ethnicity, religion or religious beliefs, sexual orientation, address, telephone number, personal email address, date of birth, gender identity, employment history, information about your health, including any medical condition or disability, qualifications, referee details and information about criminal convictions and offences
- Any information you provide to us during an interview
- Any information gathered during any psychometric testing or assessment process undertaken
If FHL decide to offer you a role:
- Details of your future role including future salary and working hours
- Any information collected whilst carrying out pre-employment screening. This includes copies of right to work documentation, references, and credit checks
- Bank or building society details to process salary payments
- Information provided on the HMRC new starter form
- Emergency contact details
- Information about directorships
- Information about personal share/equity held
- Information about your socio-economic status
- Information about any caring responsibilities you may have
FHL may collect personal data directly from you. This may be when you use our website, complete marketing or application forms provided directly while doing business or investing with us, participating in surveys, registering for our events, or applying for a job. We may also record phone calls for our mutual protection and to improve our customer service standards.
FHL may also collect your personal data indirectly, from someone other than yourself. This could be information:
- You provide to us electronically (through our website or an online portal, for example)
- From a third-party (e.g. pension providers)
- From publicly available sources (social media platforms, the electoral register)
- From recruitment agencies
- From our background check provider
- Credit reference agencies
- From the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
- From your named referees
- From another company that you have been introduced to us by
- Direct and indirect service providers to FHL, such as vendors providing AML and sanctions checking databases
The person providing the information will be asked to warrant that they will only do so in accordance with applicable data protection laws and they will ensure that data subject(s) have been informed that their information may be shared in certain circumstances. They will also ensure that data subject(s) have been made aware of the fact that FHL will hold information relating to them and that it may be used for any of the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice, and where necessary that they will obtain consent to FHL’s use of the information.
FHL will use your personal data in the following way where it is considered that such processing is legitimised as per Article 6 of the GDPR:
- Identity verification
- The provision of products and/or services to clients or investors in our funds
- To administer our business relationship and maintain contractual relations
- Archiving documents (electronic and paper based)
- Detecting and preventing fraud and/or money laundering
- Statistical analysis and assessment
- Communicating with you
- For accounting and tax purposes
- For marketing and business development
- To comply with our legal and regulatory obligations
- To establish, exercise or defend legal rights
- To administer and manage our website, including to confirm and authenticate your identity, and prevent unauthorised access to restricted areas of our site
- To personalise and enrich your browsing experience by displaying content (including targeted advertising) that is more likely to be relevant and of interest to you
- To analyse the data of visitors to our site and site traffic information
- To capture metrics about the journey of users within our site
- To determine the company, organization, institution, or agency that you work for or with which you are otherwise associated
- To develop our business and services
- To provide you with marketing communications
- To conduct benchmarking and data analysis (for example, regarding usage of our site and demographic analyses of visitors of our site)
- To understand how visitors use the features and functions of our site
- To enable teams managing events to coordinate their email campaigns and event notifications more effectively
- To allow for event and webinar sign-up
- To allow for content download and lead capturing
- To allow services and information to be delivered effectively to you
- For any other purpose for which you provided information to FHL
In the case of job applicants, FHL may also process and retain your personal data for the following reasons. Pease note that your information is stored in our HR system and can only be accessed by a small number of people in our HR team:
- To assess your skills, qualifications, and suitability for the role
- To carry out background and reference checks, where applicable
- To communicate with you about the recruitment process
- To keep records related to our hiring processes
- To comply with legal or regulatory requirements
- Monitor and develop action plans to address areas of under-representation to improve diversity and equal opportunities through our recruitment process and throughout employment
- To show, in the event of a legal claim, that we have not discriminated against candidates on prohibited grounds and that we have conducted the recruitment exercise in a fair and transparent way
- So that we can contact you if a further opportunity arises which we may wish to consider you for
- To help us decide whether to enter into a contract of employment with you
- We will use information about your disability status to consider whether we need to provide appropriate adjustments during the recruitment process, for example whether adjustments need to be made during a test or interview
- With your explicit consent, in the public interest for diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities monitoring, we will use information about your race or national or ethnic origin, religious beliefs, sexual orientation and gender identity, disability or long-term health condition, social economic status and caring responsibilities to ensure meaningful diversity monitoring and reporting
- For any other purpose for which you provided information to FHL
- In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal data so that it can no longer be associated with you, in which case we may use such information without further notice to you
FHL will only process personal data necessary to carry out activities relevant to the provision of our services to you, or your engagement with us, and only where we have a lawful reason to do so as per Article 6 from the GDPR. The lawful bases we may rely on for processing personal data are where:
- We need to meet contractual obligations
- You have given us consent for one or more specific purposes
- We need to comply with a legal obligation
- We need to protect your vital interests
- We have a legitimate interest which will support the effective delivery of information and services to you, and the effective and lawful operation of our businesses
- Processing is necessary for tasks in the public interest or exercise of authority vested in the controller
FHL will only share your personal data with others who have a legitimate business need to access your personal data for the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice or if we are required to do so by law.
Where personal data is being processed by a third party on our behalf, we will have contractual arrangements in place to protect the data in line with the applicable data protection laws and regulation.
8.1 Who will we share your personal data with?
We will only disclose your information to:
- Other FHL companies, third-party suppliers, contractors, and service providers for the purposes listed under section 5 of this Privacy Notice.
- Selected third parties, to contact you with details of the services they provide, only where you have expressly opted-in or consented to the disclosure of your personal data for this purpose.
- To anyone providing a service to our Funds or acting as Fund agents (which may include the distributor, the investment manager, and companies within their group of companies, the administrator and its or their sub-contractors), as data processors, for the purposes of providing services to the Fund and on the understanding that they will keep the personal data confidential.
- Regulatory authorities, government agencies (e.g. HMRC), law enforcement agencies, credit reference agencies, data verification and tracing agencies, fraud prevention agencies (please refer to section 8.2 of this Privacy Notice for further information), as well as our professional advisors etc.
- Other third parties:
- In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
- In the event that a third party acquires, or is interested in acquiring, all or part of our assets or shares, or that succeeds us in carrying on all or a part of its business, whether by merger, acquisition, reorganisation or otherwise.
- For employer sponsored schemes, we may share some details of your plan with your employer and any professional advisor(s) they appoint on their or your behalf to service and provide accurate financial advice about the scheme.
- For job applicants, we may also share your data with other third parties for the purpose of responding to external requests for information on the diversity of our business and in respect of our approach to equal opportunities. In this situation we will, so far as possible, share anonymised data only.
- For job applicants, we may also share details on your future role (for example future salary and working hours) to parties where explicitly requested by you, for example for the purposes of mortgage applications or to letting agents.
In all cases, we require third parties to respect the security of your data and to treat it in accordance with the law. All our third-party service providers and other entities in the group are required to take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data.
8.2 Fraud Prevention
Personal data may be shared with fraud prevention agencies who will use it to prevent fraud, money laundering and other financial crimes and to verify your identity.
If false or inaccurate information is provided and fraud is identified, details will be passed to fraud prevention agencies. Law enforcement agencies may access and use this information. We may also share information about you with other organisations and public bodies, including the police and we may check and/or file your details with fraud prevention agencies and databases.
FHL may also check the details of other parties related to your contract, including verification of identity. This includes beneficiaries, trustees, settlors, third-party premium payers, executors or administrators of your estate, parties with power of attorney and any other beneficial owner.
If fraud is detected, you could be refused certain services, finance, or employment. Further details of how your information will be used by us and these fraud prevention agencies can be found by accessing these links:
- CIFAS – cifas.org.uk/fpn
- National Hunter – nhunter.co.uk/privacypolicy
FHL and other organisations may also access and use this information to prevent fraud and money laundering, for example, when:
- Checking details on applications for credit and credit related or other facilities
- Managing credit and credit related accounts or facilities
- Recovering debt
- Checking details of job applicants
- Checking sources of income and tax details
FHL and other organisations may access and use from other countries the information recorded by fraud prevention agencies.
Please contact the FHL Financial Crime department using the details below if you wish to receive the relevant details of the fraud prevention agencies:
Federated Hermes Limited, Financial Crime Department, 150 Cheapside, London, EC2V 6ET.
The personal data that we, or third-party suppliers, delegates or agents collect, may be transferred for processing or storage at a destination outside the UK or the EU.
FHL will take all reasonably necessary steps to make sure that your data is handled with care, and in accordance with the relevant data protection laws and regulations that ensure your personal data is given the same level of protection as would be required under UK or EU GDPR regulations.
FHL will only transfer your data to a recipient outside the UK or EU where:
- The transfer is based on standard data protection clauses adopted or approved by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office or the EU’s Data Protection Commission
- The transfer is to a territory that is deemed ‘adequate’ by the UK or EU, or;
- The recipient is subject to an approved certification mechanism and the personal data is subject to appropriate safeguards, etc
Most of your data will be stored electronically in secure systems with access controls in place which are monitored on an ongoing basis. In certain situations, we may store hard copies of your data in secure, onsite filing cabinets.
FHL strives to maintain the reliability, accuracy, and completeness of all personal data it holds about you and protect the privacy and security of the information we obtain in the course of our business at all times. We have implemented appropriate physical, technical and organisational security measures, that are designed to safeguard the information from loss, misuse, unauthorised access, destruction or damage, alteration, and improper disclosure. We also have onsite confidential waste bins that are used for the destruction of personal or sensitive hard copy documents.
We have put in place policies and procedures to deal with any suspected data security breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.
We update and test security technology on an ongoing basis as well as train our employees about the importance of confidentiality and maintaining the privacy and security of your information.
It is important that you inform us of any changes to your contact details or other personal data so that we have the most up-to-date information about you. Please get in touch with us using the contact details in section 13 of this Privacy Notice.
FHL’s policy is to retain personal data only for as long as it is needed for the purposes described in section 5 of this Privacy Notice. FHL is obliged to retain certain information to ensure accuracy, to help maintain quality of service, and for legal, regulatory, fraud prevention and legitimate business purposes.
The standard retention period for records relating to investment business is six years.
Legal requirements may sometimes impose a longer retention period for specific types of records. For example, in relation to contracts these must be held for the period during which a legal claim could be made in respect of the contract. The period adopted by FHL is six years from the cessation of the contract.
FHL may retain records of telephone calls and any electronic communications for up to seven years, and only for regulatory purposes in relation to regulated business.
For job applicants, if you are successful the information you provide during the application process will be retained by us as part of your employee file for the duration of your employment plus six years following the end of your employment. If you are unsuccessful at any stage of the process, the information you have provided until that point will be retained for 12 months from the closure of the recruitment.
You have a number of rights, under data protection law, in relation to your personal data as follows:
The right to be informed – You have the right to be informed about why we are collecting your personal data. You should expect to know (a) the identity and contact details of the controller and their representative; (b) why and how your data is being processed; (c) if your data will be shared or passed on; (d) how long your data will be stored; and (e) what your rights are.
The right of access – This is commonly known as Data Subject Access Request (”DSAR”). This enables you to request, at any time, a copy of the personal data we hold about you as well as other supplementary information that will help you understand how and why we are using your personal data, and to check that we are processing it lawfully.
The right to rectification – This enables you to ask us to have any inaccurate or incomplete personal data, we hold about you, corrected, though we may need to verify the accuracy of the new information you provide to us. For incomplete personal data, this may involve providing us with a supplementary statement to the incomplete data. This can be done verbally or in writing addressed to the DPA.
The right to erasure/to be forgotten – This enables you to ask us to delete or remove your personal data where one of the following grounds applies (a) The data is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed; (b) you withdraw the consent on which the processing is based and where there is no other legal ground for the processing; (c) you object to the processing and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing; (d) the personal data has been unlawfully processed; (e) the personal data needs to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation or (f) the personal data has been collected in relation to the offer of information society services. Note, however, that we may not always be able to comply with your request of erasure for specific legal reasons which will be notified to you, if applicable, at the time of your request. It’s important to note that this is not an absolute right, so it only applies in certain circumstances.
The right to restrict processing – This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of your personal data. When processing is restricted, we are permitted to store the personal data, but not use it. It is important to note that this is not an absolute right, so it only applies in certain circumstances.
The right to object – You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances. You have an absolute right to stop your data being used for direct marketing, however in other cases where the right to object applies, we may be able to continue processing if we can demonstrate a compelling legitimate reason for doing so.
The right to data portability – You can request the transfer of your personal data that you have provided to us, to you, or to a third party you have chosen. We will provide your data in a structured, commonly used and, machine-readable format.
The right to object to automated decision making, including profiling – You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing. Processing is “automated” where it is carried out without human intervention and where it produces legal effects or significantly affects you. Automated processing may also include profiling. We will only carry out this type of processing if (a) the processing is necessary to fulfil a contract with you; (b) it is authorised by domestic law applicable to us acting as a data controller; or (c) you provided explicit consent.
There are certain circumstances in which your rights may not apply.
You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you wish to make a request or make a complaint, please contact us using the details in section 13 of this Privacy Notice. We have one calendar month to respond to you.
FHL may contact you to inform you of products and services we and other members of FHL provide, but only if you have provided us with explicit consent to use your data for this purpose.
We may also use your personal data to respond to enquiries for the request of information.
If you wish to unsubscribe from marketing or other communications, The FHL website provides a convenient method to discontinue electronic communications, by clicking on an “unsubscribe” link tick box in your email. Alternatively, you can contact FHL at [email protected] to unsubscribe.
If you have any enquiries, requests or complaints about the processing of your personal data by FHL, please contact us using any one (or more) of the following:
- Address: The Data Privacy Team, Federated Hermes Limited, 150 Cheapside, London EC2V 6ET; or
- Email: [email protected]
If you are not satisfied with our response, you can raise a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) using any one (or more) of the following. We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the supervisory authority so, please contact us in the first instance.
|United Kingdom – Information Commissioner’s Office|
|Address||Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF|
|Phone||0303 123 1113|
|Ireland – Data Protection Commission|
|Address||21 Fitzwilliam Square South, Dublin 2, D02 RD28, Ireland;|
|Phone||01 7650100 / 1800437 737|
|Consent||Any freely given, specific, informed, and unambiguous indication of the data subject’s wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.|
|Contractual Obligations||Any data processing carried out must be necessary for the purposes of fulfilling contractual obligations that each party is legally responsible for acting upon in a contract agreement. For example, to provide a service for which the data subject has signed up.|
|Data Controller||The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.|
|Data Processor||A natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the data controller.|
|Data Subject||An identifiable, natural person who can be identified either directly or indirectly through personal data.|
|DSAR||Data Subject Access Requests – Mechanism for individuals to have the right to access their personal information.|
|GDPR||General Data Protection Regulation.|
|ICO||Information Commissioner’s Office. The UK’s regulator of GDPR compliance.|
|Legal Obligations||The processing of personal data to comply with a common law or statutory obligation.|
|Legitimate Interests||Having a lawful basis in order to process personal data in line with the ‘lawfulness, fairness and transparency’ principle.|
|Personal Data||Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as: A name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.|
|Processing||Any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction. This includes all manual files stored at the Hermes offices and at off-site archiving facilities.|
|Public Interest||When you must process personal data “for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest” or “in the exercise of official authority.”|
|Vital Interests||Life or death scenarios. Applies if it’s necessary to process personal data to protect someone’s life. (This applies to any life – not just the data subject’s life.)|
Last updated January 2023
Federated Hermes is guided by the conviction that responsible investing is the best way to create long-term wealth. We provide specialised capabilities across equity, fixed income and private markets, in addition to multi-asset strategies and proven liquidity-management solutions. Through our world-leading stewardship services, we engage companies on strategic and sustainability concerns to promote investors’ long-term performance and fiduciary interests. Our goals are to help individuals invest and retire better, to help clients achieve better risk-adjusted returns, and to contribute to positive outcomes in the wider world, in line with our pledge.
Details of affiliated entities forming Federated Hermes can be found in the Important Information section of our website.
Federated Hermes Limited is acting as data controller in relation to the information we receive directly or indirectly. We may collect certain personal information with respect to the representatives of institutional clients, other business relationships and employees/applicants, by way of example:
- Name and contact details
- Tax information
- Nationality, passport or other identification documents
- Details of role responsibilities
- Information on investigations, litigation, court proceedings, civil liabilities or criminal convictions against you
- Employee information required for HR purposes (including payroll, job history)
- Where permitted, information received from credit reference agencies, fraud prevention agencies and from other public sources such as Companies House, and
- We monitor and/or record your telephone calls and electronic transactions.
We will use your personal information for:
- The provision of products and/or services to clients or investors in our funds
- Managing business relationships with you
- Archiving documents (electronic and paper based)
- Detecting and preventing fraud and/or money laundering
- Statistical analysis and assessment,
- Job applicants, employee and training records
- Communicating with you, and
- Otherwise as is necessary to comply with applicable laws, regulations and/or codes of practice.
The provision of personal information by you may be necessary in order for us and other third parties (to which personal information is disclosed) to provide you with the requested services, for the performance of any contractual relationship with you and for the other purposes as set out in this notice where in our legitimate interests.
We may disclose certain personal information:
- To Federated Hermes which consists of Federated Hermes Limited and its subsidiaries including Hermes GPE LLP (and its subsidiaries)
- To courts, governmental and non-governmental regulators, tax authorities and ombudsmen
- To law enforcement agencies or as otherwise required under law or regulation;
- To any third party that acquires, or is interested in acquiring, all or part of our assets or shares, or that succeeds us in carrying on all or a part of its business, whether by merger, acquisition, reorganisation or otherwise
- To credit reference agencies who may use it to perform credit reporting and affordability checks for us and to verify your identity (e.g. age and residence), and to prevent and detect criminal activity, fraud and money laundering and
- To fraud prevention agencies who will use it to prevent fraud and money-laundering and to verify your identity. If fraud is detected, you could be refused certain services, and
- To our agents, advisers or outsource providers in order to provide agreed products or services.
We may transfer your personal information to recipients (including affiliates of Federated Hermes) located in countries outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”) including in UK, USA, Singapore, Channel Islands, Cayman Islands, Mauritius, India, Philippines, Canada and Australia. In those instances we will take all necessary steps to protect your personal information in accordance with applicable data privacy laws.
Under applicable EU and UK data privacy laws, you may have a right to:
- Request access to and rectification or erasure of your personal information
- Obtain restriction of processing or to object to processing of your personal information, and
- Data portability (i.e. to request the transfer of personal information from one data controller to another in certain circumstances).
If you wish to exercise any of these rights you should contact the Information Protection Coordinator as described below. You also have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of your personal information with your local data protection authority.
As a representative of a client, we may contact you occasionally to inform you of products and services we and other members of Federated Hermes provide. We will also respond to enquiries for the request of information.
The Federated Hermes website 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.
When visiting our websites, we collect information about you using cookies in order to process your visit, remember your preferences, increase security and analytics on how a visitor uses the website. Further details can be viewed at https://www.hermes-investment.com/cookies/.
Federated Hermes strives to maintain the reliability, accuracy and completeness of all personal information it holds to protect 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 including 3rd parties.
We update and test our security and technology on an ongoing basis. Access to personal information is restricted to those employees responsible for providing benefits or services to you. Employees at Federated Hermes are regularly trained on the importance of confidentiality and keeping your information is kept private and secure.
Subject at all times to applicable laws, we will retain your personal information for a period up to 7 years from the end of the relationship.
We may revise and/or supplement our privacy notice from time to time to reflect (including but not limited to), any changes in our business, law, regulation, markets and/or the introduction of any new technology.
All enquiries, requests or concerns regarding this notice or relating to the processing of your personal information, should be sent to the Information Protection Coordinator at Federated Hermes at 150 Cheapside, London EC2V 6ET, UK or via e-mail to [email protected].
Please find below links to our product privacy notices. Please note that some of the products may not be available in your jurisdiction.
These documents do not constitute a solicitation or offer to any person to buy or sell any related securities or financial instruments; nor does it constitute an offer to purchase securities to any person in the United States or to any US Person as such term is defined under the US Securities Exchange Act of 1933.
Federated Hermes Limited is acting as data controller in relation to the information we receive directly or indirectly as part of a job application process. This privacy notice explains how we use and store any personal information we collect about you during this job application process. The full job applicants privacy notice can be found here. If you have any queries about the process or how we handle your information please contact us at InfoProtect@hermes-investment-com.
Last updated 04 April 2022