In this Privacy Notice and Cookie Statement:
“personal data” means personal data as defined under the Law, we also refer to personal data as “data about yourself”, “personal information”, “your information”, “personal details” and “information about you”;
“data controller” means data controller as defined in applicable data protection legislation
“Invesco Asset Management Limited” are also referred to as “Invesco”, “Us” and “We”.
“the Law” means applicable data protection legislation.
This Privacy Notice and Cookie Statement (together with our Terms of Conditions of Use) tell you how we will process any personal data that we collect from you, or that you provide to us. The Law says we must provide you with this information and we hope this will help you to understand how we will keep your personal data safe.
The Law says that Invesco are the data controllers. We are committed to protecting your privacy and personal data as you use our website and web services. We take seriously our responsibility to hold your personal data securely and confidentially.
If you use the online email or the online chat facilities, we will ask you to provide us with certain up to date personal data and we will handle this personal data in accordance with the Law. We may need to ask you for your personal data to help us to meet your needs and to provide you with the services you require. If you do not provide your personal data to us, it may make it impossible for us to provide these services to you.
We maintain strict security standards and procedures with a view to preventing unauthorised access to your data by anyone, including our staff. We use leading technologies such as (but not limited to) data encryption, firewalls and server authentication to protect the security of your data. The staff of Invesco follow strict privacy standards and whenever we hire third parties to provide support services, we require them to observe the same standards and to allow us to audit them for compliance.
Your Personal Data
We use your personal data to service your account, improve our services to you, to provide information to you about our services and to inform you about additional products or services that may be of interest to you. We may identify these products or services by using cookies on our website which track and analyse how you use our website.
We may collect, process, use and store your personal data electronically or on paper and in written or digital formats. We collect, process and use your personal data with automated tools and only keep it for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it has been collected.
Sharing your personal data in order to send you marketing information
Where you opt in to receive direct marketing materials from us, we may send your personal data to third parties with whom we have contracted to provide these materials to you on our behalf and in our name. By opting in to receive direct marketing from us, you agree that we may send your personal data to these third parties who may be based in the country where you live or elsewhere.
Sharing your personal data with other organisations
In certain circumstances we may also send your personal data to other third parties such as:
- where we have your permission;
- where we are required or permitted to do so by Law; or
- other companies who provide a service to us or you where we may transfer rights and obligations.
This may mean we send your personal data to these organisations outside Europe (the European Economic Area (EEA)) or outside any other country from where you may access our website, to countries where the Law may not guarantee the protection of your personal data. However, we will ensure that your personal data is transferred, processed and maintained to the standards required by Law.
We transfer your personal data to the United States for own analysis purposes by employing the Google Analytics technologies.
We may forward your personal data to the Police or another regulatory body if we are asked to do so or wish to do so in order to comply with the Law or in relation to any suspected misuse by you of our web site or any of our web site services. We endeavour to prevent unauthorised disclosures of your personal data by other people, but we are not responsible for any unauthorised disclosures or other breaches of security or for the actions of others if the personal data was passed to them with your authority or with the authority of anybody other than us or our associated companies.
How to access your personal data
The Law says you have the right to ensure your personal data is kept up to date and accurate, and for some jurisdictions the right to find out from where your data was originally collected, where it has been transferred to and for which purposes it is now stored. You have the right to have your personal data deleted if it has been collected or processed unlawfully, and you may object to us processing your personal data at any time. If you want to do any of these things or you would like a copy of the personal data we hold, please write to:
Invesco Asset Management Limited
Perpetual Park Drive
Where the Law permits, we may charge you a small fee to cover the costs of sending this personal data to you.
Anonymous or pseudonymized use
In accordance with applicable data protection legislation, you may choose to use the website in an anonymised or pseudonymized manner. This applies only to the extent that anonymous or pseudonymized use of the website is technically possible and reasonable.
We will retain your personal data while we are providing our services to you and we will not retain your personal data for longer than is strictly necessary.
All intellectual property rights in any part of the world which subsist in the contents of this website and which belong to Invesco, save as expressly granted, hereby reserved.
By accepting this Privacy Notice and Cookie Statement when you enter our website and by continuing to access our website in the future you acknowledge and agree that we may track and record information for systems, marketing, trouble shooting, administrative and reporting purposes, including, for instance, the aggregate number of visitors to the website and the sections of the site visited by visitors using cookies. Cookies are small text files placed on your computer and are commonly used on the internet.
- operate our website, for example by directing you to the right area depending on what country you have selected. We call these cookies “strictly necessary”;
- analyse our website, for example to collect information that will help us understand visitors' browsing habits on our website;
- compile statistical reports on website activity, e.g. number of visitors and the pages they visit;
- improve the functionality of our website by temporarily storing any information which you may enter in tools, such as calculators or demonstrations on our website; in some cases, remember information about you when you visit our site. We may need to do this to provide some of our services
- record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We use this information to make our website more relevant to your interests and identify products or services that may be of interest to you. We may also share this information with third parties for these purposes.
We use two types of cookie:
Session cookies: These are temporary and are deleted as soon as you close your browser; and
Persistent cookies: These are stored on your computer until they expire or you remove them. Persistent cookies store your personal preferences such as your language preferences on multi-lingual sites to make subsequent visits easier. They also remember questions we have asked you previously, such as a request to complete an online survey.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use, when they expire and the purposes for which we use them in the table below: