This is a summary of how we use your personal and sensitive data. You can find our full privacy statement on our website or we can provide this to you on request. You should review this to ensure that you understand how your data will be used and your rights in respect of your data.
We will comply with Data Protection Law whenever we are processing information about you which is sensitive or personal in nature and we have policies and procedures in place to protect and manage that information. We treat all such information about you as private and confidential and we will always work to ensure that your personal data is processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner and in compliance with Data Protection Law. This may include entering into other written agreements with you to enable us to comply with Data Protection Law.
We will however need to use and disclose the information we have about you in order to obtain insurance quotations and in the course of arranging, placing or administering insurance cover for you. This may involve passing information about you on to insurer(s), other intermediaries, risk management assessors, uninsured loss recovery agencies, service providers, industry regulators, auditors and other third parties involved directly or indirectly in your insurance cover.
The use and disclosure of personal data by various insurance market participants such as intermediaries, insurers and reinsurers are further explained in the Lloyd’s and London Insurance Market Core Information Notice. Our core uses and disclosures are consistent with this notice and we recommend that you review this document which can be accessed via the link in our privacy notice.
Depending on the circumstances or nature of your insurance the disclosure of your personal information to any of the organisations referred to above may involve transfer out of the jurisdiction of the European Economic Area. If this is necessary we will always ensure that your data is protected as required by Data Protection Law.
We may need to use your data for research, statistical analysis and crime prevention including the investigation of fraud. Such activities may be carried out by third parties and we will always ensure that our contracts with such third parties are compliant with Data Protection Law. Sometimes we also pass information about you on to other companies which are part of HIG and we or they may use the information to provide you with information about products or services which may be of interest to you. We will only do this, however, in accordance with our obligations under the Data Protection Law.
In some circumstances, we will need to pass information about you on to credit reference agencies and premium finance providers in connection with the assessment of your financial standing generally and in particular where you have requested a premium instalment plan. This may include details of your payment record to us.
Where using your personal data relies on your consent, we will obtain your consent in accordance with Data Protection Law and you will be entitled to withdraw that consent. That may mean, however, that we are unable to arrange, place or administer your insurance cover properly.
If you have supplied us with personal or sensitive personal information relating to another individual or a third party, you must ensure that you have done so in compliance with Data Protection Law and provide the information to them which is required to be provided to individuals under Data Protection Law. This includes making them aware of their rights and of how we use their data and obtaining their consent where it is required in accordance with Data Protection Law.
In some cases you have the right to ask us to stop using your data, to tell us that you no longer want to receive information from us, to ask us to correct information we have about you or to ask us for the information we hold about you. Full details of your rights under Data Protection Law and how to enforce those rights are set out in our privacy statement on our website, which we can also supply on request.
"Data Protection Law" means all applicable statutes and regulations in any jurisdiction pertaining to the processing of Personal Data, including but not limited to the privacy and security of Personal Data.