Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies on our Website

We and service providers we engage may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels and other similar technologies to understand usage of the website and improve our content and offerings. Cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive. Our website uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie disappears after you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be accessed every time you use our website.

We may use cookies and other tracking technologies in a variety of ways. For example, to:

  • Enable us to provide our website and its content to you.
  • Provide us with information about which portions of our website are the most popular by enabling us to see what web pages a user visits and how much time a user spends on each page.
  • Provide us with information meant to assist us in our marketing efforts.

Our website may use Google Analytics, a web analytics service offered by Google. You may learn more about Google’s practices with Google Analytics by visiting Google’s privacy policy at

Your Choices

You can generally manage your cookie preferences through your web browser. Most web browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies and how to disable existing cookies. For more information regarding how to manage your preferences, please consult the information made available by your particular browser or visit With respect to Google Analytics, you can also view Google’s currently available opt-out options at

Our Use of Seismic LiveSend

We send certain documents to clients and prospective clients via Seismic’s ‘LiveSend’ feature to help us analyse how and when content is viewed, to help us improve content and its delivery. The following table details how Seismic uses cookies and similar technologies, for what purposes, and for how long:

Name of Cookie/Technology Why it is used Expiry Classification

Seismic Preferences



These cookies are necessary for the LiveSend feature to function and cannot be switched off in Seismic’s systems. They are only set in response to actions made by users which amount to a request for services (i.e.receiving content via LiveSend) and recording your privacy preferences. Users can set their browser to block or alert them about these cookies, but some parts of the LiveSend feature will not then work. These cookies do not store any personal information. These cookie expire 90 days after your last view of Harding Loevner’s LiveSend content. Essential/strictly necessary
Javascript These technologies collect information about when and where a user opens content, and how long the content and its pages were viewed. This is to help us analyse how and when content is viewed, to help us improve content and its delivery. The personal information collected via these technologies includes:
– First and last name
– Email address
– Geolocation information (postal code, city, state/province, country)
– Device/IP Information (type of device, operating system, browser used to access content)
– Statistics associated with the interaction between device or browser and the content