SECURITY POLICY & COOKIES


Security Policy

Habib Bank Zurich plc ("The Bank") places a high value on the security and privacy of your personal information as evidenced by our founding motto "SERVICE WITH SECURITY". By using the Bank's Website, you indicate your consent to the collection and use of such information in accordance with the Bank’s Security Policy and Privacy Policy.

The Bank employs appropriate technical security measures to protect your personal information and ensure that it is not accessed by unauthorised persons.

In addition to periodic reviews, the Bank's strong security framework includes:

  • an automatic "time-out" which closes the session if your system has been inactive for a short period of time to help prevent unauthorised access to your accounts
  • robust encryption technology preventing access from any browser unable to support at least 128 bit encryption
  • unique in-house developed log-in technology
  • your unique password which is not registered until you have signed the Internet Banking Service ("IBS") Agreement and activated your IBS facility

Cookies:

The Bank may use cookies. These are small files stored on the user's hard drive to identify their computer and preferences. The Bank's system may use this information to operate its banking processes - it may also use cookies to obtain general statistical data about users of this Website and their interests to enable it to improve the Website in accordance with user preferences.

You can configure your Internet browser to warn you each time a new cookie is about to be stored on your computer so that you may make a decision whether to accept or reject it. Please refer to your Internet browser's help section for specific instructions. Please note that some parts of the Website may not function properly if you reject cookies.

The Bank may collect personally identifiable information relating to you whenever you interact with the Bank's Website, the Bank receives and stores certain types of information using "cookies".

Please read the Privacy Statement for details on how the Bank normally uses information about you.