Cookie Policy

Use of Cookies and Similar Technologies

We use cookies, web beacons and similar technologies (called "Cookies" in this policy) to store information, enhance your browsing experience and improve the functionality of our websites and web-based applications (called "Websites" in this policy).

You should be aware that disabling Cookies may affect the appearance of our Websites on your device and limit your browsing experience (including preventing access to any secure areas of our Websites where relevant).

What is a Cookie?

A Cookie is a small file placed on your device when you visit certain websites.

"Session" Cookies are temporary and will expire at the end of a browser session; that is, when you leave a website. Session Cookies allow a website to recognize you and carry information as you navigate between pages during a single browser session and allow you to use the website most efficiently.

"Persistent Cookies", in contrast, remain in the Cookie file of your browser even after you leave a website and after the browser is closed. They enable a website to recognize you on your return, remember your preferences and provide tailored services to you.

For more information about Cookies, how they work, why they are so useful and how to disable them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

How BNY Mellon Uses Cookies

BNY Mellon uses both session and persistent Cookies in the following ways:

  • Remembering your preferences, including your preferred language and country, or products and services of interest to you.
  • Remembering the location where you left off in your use of our Websites.
  • Enabling us to provide the services you requested on our Websites, including (where relevant to secure areas of our Websites) by identifying and authenticating you.
  • Where relevant to secure areas of our Websites, remembering your user ID so that you do not have to input it every time you visit our Websites.
  • Measuring your use of our Websites so that we can improve them, enhancing your overall experience.
  • Measuring the effectiveness of our newsletters and advertising campaigns (we may use Cookies from third parties to help us do this) and determining whether newsletters have been opened and acted upon.
  • To allow you to share certain information on our Websites via social media bookmarking buttons (Cookies from third parties may be used to do this).

Some of our Cookies may collect and store your personal information. We are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy and will ensure that all personal information collected by us is kept and treated in accordance with our privacy policy.

Managing Cookies

Most browsers are initially set to accept Cookies. However, you have the ability to change your internet browser settings. It may also be possible to configure your browser settings to enable acceptance of specific Cookies or to notify you each time a new Cookie is about to be stored on your device enabling you to decide whether to accept or reject the Cookie. You can also disable Cookies by configuring your browser setting to reject Cookies. Please refer to the help section of your browser for instructions on disabling Cookies.

If you do not wish to accept Cookies from this Website please either disable them or refrain from using this Website. If Cookies are disabled, it may mean that you experience reduced functionality or will be prevented from using some or all of this Website.

Third Party Sites

Our Websites may contain links to third party sites (including social media bookmarking buttons which enable you to share certain content on our Websites). Please review the Cookie and privacy policies of these sites to understand how they may use Cookies and your information.

Third Party Advertising

We may use third party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet. In order to measure and track the effectiveness of such ads, these companies will use Cookie technology so a Cookie may be set when you click on one of our ads or visit a webpage associated with our campaigns. These companies may also use and measure information about your visits to our Website as part of this same process.


When accessing any third-party/external sites that may be linked above, you will leave the BNY Mellon web site. These sites are not controlled or endorsed by BNY Mellon, and BNY Mellon is not responsible for the contents, operation or security of these sites.