Hemenway Trust Company Privacy Policy

Hemenway Trust Company understands the importance of your privacy and takes careful steps to protect your personal data and the matters related to our work with you. We follow the below guidelines when collecting and sharing your information.

What types of information do we collect about you?

We collect basic personal contact and biographical information about you when you register with us or engage with us for services. When services require more information such as social security numbers, financial account numbers, or dates of birth, we will ask you for such data. We may also collect information when you voluntarily complete client surveys, provide us with feedback, participate in seminars or networking events, or when you use our website. Website usage information is collected using cookies. (For further information about cookies visit allaboutcookies.org.) When using our website, you may click on links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to our website, www.hemtrust.com. When you follow links to other websites you should read their respective privacy policies.

How will we use information about you?

We collect information about you in order to provide you or your company with fiduciary services, and to email you about upcoming events and other services we think may be of interest to you.

Hemenway Trust Company only uses your personally identifiable information to the extent that the law allows us to do so and pursuant to the terms of this Privacy Policy. We do not sell, disclose, or transfer any personal identifiable information to third parties, with the exception of our affiliate Hemenway & Barnes LLP and third party service providers who are necessary for us to perform our fiduciary services.

How will we use your information to inform you of marketing opportunities?

We would like to send you relevant information about services which may be of interest to you. Even if you have consented to receive marketing communications, you may opt out at a later date. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of a marketing email, or email us at [email protected].

Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us at the address below. We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may also ask us to correct or remove information.

Your California Privacy Rights

The California Consumer Privacy Act provides specific rights to California residents. This section describes your CCPA rights and explains how to exercise those rights.

  • The right to know what personal information we collect about you.
  • The right to know if personal information is being sold or shared and the right to object to the sale of personal data. (As noted above, we never sell your personal information, and only share your personal information with third parties as described in this Statement.)
  • The right to request that we delete personal information we, or our service providers, store about you.
  • The right to non-discrimination for exercising your CCPA rights.

To exercise the right described above, please submit a verifiable consumer request to us by either:

Identity Verification Requirement

The law requires us to verify that any request submitted was made by someone with the legal right to access the information. Therefore, before fulfilling your data access request, verifiable proof of identity will be required. We will provide a response to an access request within the timeframes required by law.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on our web site.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or the information we hold about you:

Hemenway Trust Company

23 Keewaydin Drive

Suite 400

Salem, NH 03079

[email protected]


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