While Fisher Investments Australasia does not solicit personal information from individuals, we may collect the following information:
Unless you have opted out, you consent to Fisher Investments Australasia using the information for the following reasons:
Fisher Investments Australasia may share information for the foregoing purposes with the following persons:
If Fisher Investments Australasia holds personal information that is no longer needed for any purpose for which it may be used or disclosed, Fisher Investments Australasia will take steps which are reasonable in the circumstances to destroy or permanently de-identify that personal information.
Users may contact Fisher Investments Australasia at any time to say they do not want their personal information to be used by anyone for direct marketing purposes. If users have not previously objected to Fisher Investments Australasia using personal information for direct marketing purposes, users may change their mind at any time by writing to or emailing:
Fisher Investments Australasia
Level 25, Aurora Place
88 Phillip Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
When doing so, please ensure that full name and address is provided in exactly the form in which it was originally provided to Fisher Investments Australasia to avoid any possible confusion with a different user.
If users believe that any information Fisher Investments Australasia holds on them is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email the following address as soon as possible. Fisher Investments Australasia will promptly correct any information which was found to be incorrect.
Fisher Investments Australasia
Level 25, Aurora Place, 88 Phillip Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
Users may request details of personal information that Fisher Investments Australasia holds about them under the Privacy Act 1988 as amended by the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 by writing to or emailing the above address.
Users may also request a copy of Fisher Investments Australasia’s Privacy & Security Policy for Australia in another form by writing to or emailing the above address.
In each case, please ensure that full name and address are provided in exactly the form in which it was originally provided to Fisher Investments Australasia to avoid any possible confusion with a different user.
In accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles, there may be circumstances where we may refuse access to the requested information; if this is the case, we will notify the user and provide the reasons.
If users wish to make a complaint about a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles, please write to or email the address above for our review.
Fisher Investments Australasia is committed to ensuring that user information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, Fisher Investments Australasia has put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information collected online. Fisher Investments Australasia uses encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data.
Fisher Investments Australasia allows third party partner organisations to place cookies on its behalf for the purpose of collecting IP addresses and information not identifiable by users’ personal information other than their IP address on the pages visited and remembering choices users make to improve their experience. Fisher Investments Australasia may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). While cookies and similar tools can serve many functions, the cookies and tracking technologies we use perform the following functions:
1. Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies are session cookies and don’t collect information that identifies a visitor other than by their IP address. These cookies are only used to improve how a website works.
2. Functionality Cookies
These are persistent cookies that allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video. The information these cookies collect cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
3. Advertising Cookies
Other Fisher Group companies serve advertisements on various websites using third-party companies. If you click on one of the ads by another Fisher Group company, third-party cookies may be placed on your terminal to make advertising more relevant based on your interactions with the relevant Fisher Group website and other websites that you may visit. These are persistent cookies.
4. Web Beacons
In addition, Fisher Investments Australasia may employ a software technology called clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs) in our HTML-based emails. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, that let us know which e-mails have been opened so we can gauge the effectiveness of our communications. Clear gifs are embedded invisibly on Web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. We do not tie the information gathered by clear gifs to your personal information.
As explained above, cookies help you to get the most out of our website. If you do disable cookies, performance and functionality will be affected. If you wish to disable (or re-enable) cookies, you may do so through your browser as follows:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0, 10.0, 11.0
Safari on OSX
All other browsers
Please look for a ‘help’ function in the browser or contact the browser provider.
Fisher Investments Australia offers a variety of Global, Non-US, and US Equity strategies for institutional investors. FIA delegates portfolio management to its parent company, Fisher Investments, a money management firm in the US founded in 1979 by investment guru Ken Fisher. Today, Fisher Investments and its affiliates oversee more than $100 Billion* in assets for over 50,000 private clients and 175 institutional clients globally.* Founder Ken Fisher’s “Portfolio Strategy” column for Forbes ran from 1984 through 2016, making him the longest continually running columnist in the magazine’s 90+ year history. He has also authored several New York Times bestsellers on finance and investing. (*As of 01/07/2018. Includes Fisher Investments and its subsidiaries.)
For your reference, Fisher Investments Australasia is an investment manager located in Sydney. The parent company, Fisher Investments, is based in the United States, and manages assets for large institutional clients around the world.