Loomis Sayles' Secondary Cookie Policy

The following information applies only to pages on the info.loomissayles.com and blog.loomissayles.com subdomains. For information regarding cookies used on the main Loomis Sayles website, www.loomissayles.com, please click here.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which your computer or mobile device downloads to your device when you use or visit a website.

Why does Loomis Sayles use cookies?

Loomis Sayles uses cookies to track which pages are visited and what files are downloaded. Using this data helps us improve the content of the site to better suit customer needs.

Cookies Loomis Sayles uses:

  1. Necessary Cookies: These are essential cookies that do not require consent.

    1. __hs_opt_out: This cookie is used by the opt-in privacy policy to remember not to ask you to accept cookies again. It expires after 6 months.

    2. __hs_do_not_track: This cookie can be set to prevent the tracking code from sending any information to HubSpot. It expires after 6 months.

    3. __hs_initial_opt_in: This cookie is used to prevent the banner from always displaying when you are browsing in strict mode. It expires after 7 days.

    4. <id>_key:  When visiting a password-protected page, this cookie is set so future visits to the page from the same browser do not require login again. It expires after 14 days.

  1. Analytics/Targeting Cookies: These are non-essential cookies controlled by the cookie banner. You can opt out of these cookies by not giving consent.

    1. __hstc: This is the main cookie for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, utk, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session). It expires after 6 months.

    2. hubspotutk: This cookie keeps track of your identifying information submitted via a form. It is used to prevent duplication of contact information. It expires after 6 months.

    3. __hssc:  This cookie keeps track of sessions and is used to determine if HubSpot should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains the domain, viewCount (number of times a page is viewed in a session), and session start timestamp. It expires after 30 minutes.

    4. __hssrc: Whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set to determine if you have restarted your browser. If this cookie does not exist when HubSpot manages cookies, it is considered a new session. It expires at the end of the session.


Do I need to keep the cookies?

These cookies provide no further use after leaving this site. If you delete the cookies, when you return to the Loomis Sayles site you will be considered "new" and will see the cookie policy banner appear.

How do I delete cookies?

To delete cookies you will need to change some settings on your internet browser. Below are some instructions for disabling or deleting cookies for the most commonly used browsers.

Google Chrome

  • In the settings menu, select 'show advanced settings' at the bottom of the page.
  • Select the 'content settings' button in the privacy section.
  • Manage and/or clear stored cookies.


  • In the menu, select 'options'.
  • Select the privacy tab in the options box.
  • From the dropdown choose 'use custom settings for history'. This will present the options for cookies and you can choose to enable or disable cookies.

Internet Explorer 6+

  • In the tools menu, select 'Internet options'.
  • Click the privacy tab.
  • You will see a privacy settings slider which has six settings that allow you to control the number of cookies that will be placed: Block All Cookies, High, Medium (default level), Low, and Accept All Cookies.


  • In the settings menu, select the 'preferences' option.
  • Open the privacy tab.
  • Select the option you want from the 'block cookies' section.