Our brokerage and the insurance industry respect your right to privacy and safeguarding your personal information. As a result of federal legislation, we’ve further strengthened our privacy commitment by informing you of why and how we collect, use and disclose your personal information. You can be assured that we’ll only handle your personal information in a manner that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in the circumstances.
Personal Information Collected
Depending on the purpose(s) for which we need to collect it, we may ask for the following personal information about you including:
Basic Information such as your name, address, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail address, birthdate and marital status.
Credit and past payment records
Details about your property such as the value of your home and it contents
Medical information such as any condition that may affect the operation of a vehicle
We may obtain this information from:
Other insurance brokers or agents
Motor vehicle and driver licensing authorities
Why do we collect personal information?
When you first become a client or whenever you acquire or renew a product from us, we need to collect some of your personal information. Common purposes for which we collect your personal information are to:
Enable us to acquire or renew an insurance policy for you;
Assist you and assess your ongoing needs for insurance;
Ensure your information is accurate and up-to-date; and
Protect us both against error and fraud.
To whom do we disclose your personal information?
For many of the purposes identified above, we will need to share your personal information with others in order to serve your needs. These other parties commonly include:
Other insruance brokers or agents
Professionals working with us such as adjusters or lawyers
Financial institutions. For example, the organization that carries your mortgage.
How we protect your personal information
In order to protect your personal information and right to privacy, we will:
Not collect, use or disclose your personal information for any purpose other than those that we identify to you.
Keep your personal information only for as long as we need it to fulfill the stated purpose or as required by law.
Maintain your personal information in as accurate, complete and up-to-date a form as possible.
Safeguard your personal information to the best of our ability.
Respond to any request you may make to access or correct the personal information we hold about you.
Obtain the appropriate consent from you for the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information.
Privacy Internet Communication
As the privacy of communication over the Internet cannot be guaranteed, we do not assume any responsibility for any harm, loss, or damage that might occur by the sending of personal and confidential information.
Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions.