The privacy and security of your personal information is important to us. This notice will inform you about our policies and procedures concerning the personal information about you that we collect, maintain and disclose in connection with the insurance policies you obtain through us. In order to offer the highest quality insurance products at the lowest possible rates, we collect, maintain and in some instances, disclose “nonpublic personal information” about you. Nonpublic personal information may include your name, address, social security number, driving record, policy coverages, medical information or credit history. It may also include transaction information such as your premium payment or claims history with us. We appreciate the importance of your personal privacy and are committed to protecting it as we provide for your insurance needs.
Collection of Information
We obtain nonpublic personal information about you from the following sources:
From insurance companies we represent.
From you through applications or other forms such as claims forms or underwriting questionnaires.
Insurance support organizations such as claims reporting services and other parties who provide information on insurance related transactions you have conducted with us, insurance companies we represent or others.
Consumer reporting agencies.
We Do Not Sell Your Information to Others for Marketing Purposes
Because we respect your privacy, we do not sell, trade or otherwise disclose your identity or any other personal information about you to third parties for their marketing purposes. This includes information we obtain concerning all applicants, customers and former customers.
Information We May Provide to Others
We only disclose non-public personal information about our applicants, customers and former customers as permitted or required by law in conjunction with our normal insurance agency operations. Here are some examples:
We disclose information to the insurance companies we represent. Each of them is required by law to have appropriate privacy policies with regard to your nonpublic personal information.
We may disclose information to others, such as claims adjusters and attorneys in the processing of an insurance claim.
We may be required by a court of law to provide information in connection with a legal proceeding.
We share information with consumer reporting agencies and insurance support organizations.
Security of Your Personal Information
While your nonpublic personal information is under our control, access is limited to those employees who have legitimate business needs for such information with respect to your insurance coverages. In accordance with applicable state and federal regulations we maintain physical, procedural and electronic safeguards to protect the privacy and confidentiality of your nonpublic personal information.