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PIMCO Cookie Policy

In this Cookie Policy, "we", "our" "us", or “PIMCO” means the European and UK PIMCO entities listed here.

This Cookie Policy explains how we and trusted third parties use cookies and similar technologies on our websites (the “Website”), as well as your choices related to those cookies. Please review this Cookie Policy to learn more about the types of cookies we use, why we use them and how you can control or limit the use of cookies.

If we collect personal data via cookies or similar technologies, such personal data will be treated in accordance with our Privacy Notice. Please refer to our Privacy Notice for more information about our privacy practices.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are installed on your browser, computer or mobile device. They allow a website to recognise your device. Cookies can serve several purposes: to ensure that the website takes the user’s preferences into account by storing language preferences, to collect statistical data and adapt the content. Cookies can help provide you with a good experience when you browse websites and also help improve website functionality.

Which similar technologies do we use?

When you visit the Website, we use cookies to collect certain information automatically. We may also use other technologies such as pixel tags, browser analysis tools, server logs, web beacons, and other tracking technologies for similar purposes as described in this Cookie Policy and we may include them on our sites, in marketing email messages or our newsletter and affiliated websites to determine whether messages have been opened and whether links have been clicked on. The information provided below about cookies also applies to these technologies.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies and other tracking technologies to customise content and advertising, provide social media features and to see how our visitors move through our Website. We use this information to make decisions about ways to improve the services we offer you.

We may partner with third-party tracking and advertising providers such as Google in an effort to serve targeted, interest-based advertisements to you. We permit our third-party partners to obtain information about you when you use our Website. This information includes your IP address, mobile device ID and advertising ID. Such information is obtained through cookies and other tracking technologies. Our third-party partners and others may collect similar information from you across other websites and over time. We, our third-party partners and others may use this information to engage in interest-based advertising and display ads or other targeted content to you that is believed to be relevant to you based on your use of our Website, other sites and other information we may collect about you. Such ads and targeted content may appear on our website and/or across other domains.

We take steps to contractually limit the rights our third-party partners have to the information they collect from you via cookies and other tracking technologies. However, we may grant some of our third-party partners such as Google independent rights to your personal data (e.g., your IP address), including rights to use your personal data for their own purposes. In such cases, we do not control those third parties’ further use of your personal data and such use is governed by those third-parties’ respective privacy policies. For instance, for further details on the processing of personal data in relation to Google products and services, please refer to the Google Privacy Policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy.

You may be able to refuse the use of cookies by third parties by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our websites.

To find out more about how you can manage the various cookies we use, please see the section below titled “Managing Cookies”.

Cookies and types of cookies we use

You can find more information about cookies and the types of cookies we use on our Website in the Cookie Register set out below.

Managing cookies

You can choose whether to switch on or off cookies or withdraw your consent to the use of cookies at any time by visiting the Cookie Preference Manager.  You can select which cookie categories you wish to allow.

You can also use your browser settings to generally block cookies, remove existing cookies or change your cookie settings.  However please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Website.

For more information on deleting or blocking cookies, please also visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

Changes to this Cookie Policy

We reserve the right to amend this Cookie Policy from time to time. We will inform you on any material changes via the Website.

Contacting us

If you have further questions about the Website or about this Cookie Policy, please contact us by email at emea_privacy@pimco.com.


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