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COMGEST COOKIE POLICY

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy, so you can understand what type of cookies we use, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Group Privacy Policy.

1. HOW WE USE COOKIES

One or more cookies may be stored on your device (computer, mobile phone or tablet) as a result of your browsing the www.comgest.com Website.

2. WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are small text files saved on your device when you visit websites. They are managed by your web browser. They serve to collect information about the way you browse our Website and to analyse traffic on our Website.

There are different types of cookies: first-party cookies and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are cookies that our Website has placed on your device. Third-party cookies are provided by a third party. 

3. WHEN DO WE USE COOKIES?

We use various types of cookies on our Website, each for a different purpose.

- Cookies that are strictly necessary or facilitate communication on our Website are cookies that enable you to use our Website’s main functionalities (such as language management cookies). They record information relating to browsing on the Website via the device on which the cookies are stored.

The cookies that are strictly necessary or that facilitate communication on our Website are:

Cookie Name Function Lifespan

ASP.NET_SessionId

This cookie is temporary and is needed for the site to work. It ensures that you are recognised when you move from page to page and that any information you have entered is remembered.

Length of session

comgest#lang

Stores language last selected by the connected user

Length of session

compliance_[12-digit timestamp] 

This cookie is used to determine if the most recent version of the initial compliance disclaimer has been accepted for the country, language and investor type selected by the user. The local Comgest Webpages cannot be accessed without this cookie set to ‘accepted’. If the content of the disclaimer is updated, then users will be prompted to accept the disclaimer again.

13 months
(For Hong Kong entry: length of session)

cookie-policy

This cookie is used to remember that consent has been given to set Google Analytics cookies by accepting the cookie banner.

13 months

ARRAffinity

As the Comgest Website is hosted by Windows Azure platform, the ARRAffinity cookie controls the effective loading of the website and ensures that all user requests are directed to the same server in any browsing session.

Length of session

FAV_FUNDS

Stores funds added to user’s favourite list

13 months

preference

If you visit a country specific Comgest website and choose to make it your default, this cookie will store this preference for future browsing sessions. 

13 months 

__RequestVerificationToken 

This cookie is set when a user visits a page on the site that has a form on it - for example a contact form, subscription form or an application form. It is used in the form submission process to ensure that the site is secured against cross site scripting attacks. It ensures that the user submitting the data to the form is browsing the site and is not coming from another domain. 

Length of session

 .ASPXAUTH

This cookie is set when a user logs in to the website - this is only for the US Login users - and is used to identify that the user is authenticated, and who that user is. This is used when the user accesses the restricted content to ensure that they are an authenticated user with access to that content. 

30 minutes. The expiration date will renew itself if the user continues to navigate the site.

For your complete information, please note that when choosing to block such technical cookies as detailed in Section 4 below, you may alter browsing experience on our Website and the ability to use some of its functionalities.

• Traffic measurement cookies are cookies placed on your device for statistical purposes, such as collecting information using Google Analytics® tools on the number of pages viewed, the number of visits and what visitors do on our Website.

Our Website’s traffic measurement cookies are:

Cookie Name Function Lifespan

_gat_UA-162460601-1

Used to throttle request rate. This cookie does not store any user information. It is used by Google to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites. This cookie is set once the user has given consent to set the cookie by accepting the cookie banner.

1 minute

_ga

Used to distinguish users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It enables us to identify which pages are popular, estimate our audience size and usage pattern, and better understand how the website is used. The cookie collects information in an anonymous form, the information obtained does not identify anyone. This cookie is set once the user has given consent to set the cookie by accepting the cookie banner.

13 months

_gid

Used to distinguish users. It enables us to identify which pages are popular, estimate our audience size and usage pattern, and better understand how the website is used. The cookie collects information in an anonymous form, the information obtained does not identify anyone. This cookie is set once the user has given consent to set the cookie by accepting the cookie banner.

1 day

4. HOW DO I REFUSE OR WITHDRAW CONSENT TO THE USE OF COOKIES?

You can change the way your browser uses cookies or choose to deactivate cookies or change your browser settings at any time.

Most browsers allow you to accept or reject all cookies or to accept only certain types of cookies or ask you the question every time a website issues a request to save a cookie; they also allow you to delete the cookies saved on your computer.

Below is a list of links to the main web browsers and the procedure to follow in order to configure your browser, using its settings, to control or prevent the saving of cookies.

  • Internet Explorer™: Tools menu > Internet options > Privacy
  • Safari™: Safari menu > Preferences > Privacy
  • Chrome™: Chrome menu (tools) > Settings > Show advanced settings > Privacy > Content settings > Cookies
  • Firefox™: Tools menu > Options > Privacy > History > Cookies
  • Opera™: Preferences > Advanced > Cookies.  

If cookies are disabled, you may experience reduced functionality or be prevented from using this Website altogether.

For more information on managing cookies please see www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies.

5. GENERAL

Our cookie policy does not apply to any websites that are not affiliated with Comgest, even if you access them via a hyperlink on our Website.

This policy is current as of 29 April 2020, but Comgest reserves the right to amend the policy at its discretion.