Cookie policy

At Pictet Asset Management, we are committed to your expectations of privacy and strive to maintain your confidence in us. This cookies policy describes how we handle the information gathered on this website.

What are cookies?
Cookies are files that are placed and stored on your computer, smartphone or other device for accessing the Internet whenever you visit our website. They are generated by your web browser.

Types of cookies and their purpose
The Pictet Asset Management website uses cookies to:
  • save our users' display settings and user preferences so as to enhance their user experience the next time they visit our website;
  • save the data about our users' personal space so that they will be recognised and won't have to fill out the form again;
  • save our users' investor profiles so they don't have to state the investor "type" each time they log on;
  • measure the number of visits and pages viewed and the user activity on this website. We can then use these statistics to adapt our website to our users' needs and improve it in terms of functionality and performance. 
Tracking cookies generated by "Share" buttons on social media
Our website contains third-party elements (application buttons) for users to share the contents of our website or leave a comment. These buttons are for the social networking sites Viadeo, Twitter and LinkedIn.If you interact with such third-party elements, e.g. by clicking a "Like" button or leaving a comment, the corresponding information will be sent to the social network and published on your profile. If you do not want the social network to link the information collected via our website to your user account, you must first log out of the social networking site. Please see these social networks' privacy policies to learn how the browsing data collected via such application buttons may be used, specifically with regard to advertising purposes.

Audience measurement cookies
Our website contains audience measurement cookies (Google Analytics). We use these to obtain information about our users' browsing behaviour and to enable us to understand how they come to a website and to reconstruct their path. The data is gathered anonymously and is not forwarded to third parties or used for any other purposes.

Cookie settings: change or disable
You may opt to accept cookies on your computer and subsequently change your mind at any time by editing your browser settings. Likewise, you may disable cookies on a case-by-case basis or systematically. If you disable cookies, you will be asked to select your investor type each time you use the website; if you allow cookies, the website remembers your settings for the next time. By continuing to use this website, you accept the use of cookies so that we may customise its content and services to your needs; you may still disable cookies at any time. Please remember that these settings will affect the conditions by which you access our content and services requiring the use of cookies. Note that your consent to allow cookies is valid for a maximum period of 13 months. After this, you will be asked to give your consent again.
To express or change your options, please adjust the settings in your web browser.