Loomis Sayles Cookie Policy

Updated January 20, 2023

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which your computer or mobile device downloads to your device when you use or visit a website.

Why does Loomis Sayles use cookies?

Loomis Sayles uses cookies to track which pages are visited and what files are downloaded. Using this data helps us improve the content of the site to better suit customer needs.

Cookies Loomis Sayles uses:

1. Session ID (strictly necessary)

The SessionID cookie lasts only for the duration of your visit and is deleted when you close your browser. It is necessary for navigation of the site. The Session ID is a unique number automatically assigned to a user by the Loomis Sayles web server. It does not contain personal information that can be used to identify an individual.

2. Internal Cookies for Convenience

The cookie_preferences_answered cookie is set to true once you respond to the cookie banner to accept or decline Third Party Cookies. It is owned by Loomis Sayles. The only purpose of this cookie is to prevent the cookie banner from reappearing to ask again. If you delete your cookies, this cookie will be lost and the banner will appear again.

This cookie does not track personal or location information. It expires on December 31, 2099.

3. Hubspot (targeting)

Information on the specific cookies used by Hubspot to provide use data to Loomis Sayles can be found at https://knowledge.hubspot.com/reports/what-cookies-does-hubspot-set-in-a-visitor-s-browser. Loomis Sayles uses Hubspot services for tracking of page use and tracking what documents are selected for downloading.

You can manually delete the Hubspot tracking cookies. See Can I disable or delete cookies? below for more information.

__hs_do_not_track

If you have cookies set from Hubspot prior to our 12/16/2022 cookie policy update and now you opt to decline them, the __hs_do_not_track cookie will be added. This tells Hubspot not to track you on our site. It expires on December 31, 2099.

If at any time you visit the Loomis Sayles Blog (which requires Hubspot cookies), we will add the __hs_do_not_track cookie on your return to www.loomissayles.com.

4. Google Analytics (targeting)

Information on the specific cookies used by Google Analytics to provide use data to Loomis Sayles can be found at https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gtagjs/cookie-usage. Loomis Sayles uses Google Analytics services for tracking of page use and tracking what documents are selected for downloading.

You can manually delete the Google Analytics tracking cookies. See Can I disable or delete cookies? below for more information.

ga-opt-out

If you have cookies set from Google Analytics prior to our 12/16/2022 cookie policy update and now you opt to decline them, the ga-opt-out cookie will be added. This cookie tells Google Analytics not to track you on our site.

Do I need to keep the cookies?

The Google Analytics and Hubspot cookies provide no further use after leaving this site. If you delete the cookies, when you return to the Loomis Sayles site you will be considered "new" and will see the cookie policy banner appear.

How do I delete cookies?

To delete cookies you will need to change some settings on your Internet browser. Below are some instructions for disabling or deleting cookies for the most commonly used browsers.

Google Chrome

  • In the settings menu, select 'show advanced settings' at the bottom of the page.
  • Select the 'content settings' button in the privacy section.
  • Manage and/or clear stored cookies.

Firefox

  • In the menu, select 'options'.
  • Select the privacy tab in the options box.
  • From the dropdown choose 'use custom settings for history'. This will present the options for cookies and you can choose to enable or disable cookies.

Internet Explorer 6+

  • In the tools menu, select 'Internet options'.
  • Click the privacy tab.
  • You will see a privacy settings slider which has six settings that allow you to control the number of cookies that will be placed: Block All Cookies, High, Medium (default level), Low, and Accept All Cookies.

Safari

  • In the settings menu, select the 'preferences' option.
  • Open the privacy tab.
  • Select the option you want from the 'block cookies' section.