We respect your right to privacy and we will safeguard your personal information. You have the right to know why and how we collect, use and disclose your personal information. We will only seek the minimal and appropriate information needed to help you with your insurance solution.
Type of Information
The type of information varies with individual circumstances and consists of and may not be limited to:
Basic information such as name, address, birth date, contact information, marital status, etc. ;
Driving record, claims record, past payment record, vehicle ownership;
Home value, mortgagees, value of contents;
We collect the information from you, insurance companies, brokers, databases of claims (reporting agencies),
Why we need this information
We need the information to be able to place your insurance with our markets based on accurate information at the correct premium for you.
We also need to be able to assess your needs and recommend solutions.
We only disclose information to insurers and other professionals on a �need-to-know� basis; to your lawyer, to comply with a court order, to collect a debt owed to us, to a government institution that has the lawful authority for collecting the information if required by law.
We will safeguard your information to the best of our ability using standard procedures such as shredding, passwords or encryption. We will collect only what we need, try to keep it accurate and up to date, and only retain as long as we need it or required by law. You may request to see any information we have on you and challenge it�s accuracy. Any deficiencies will be amended.
We will obtain the appropriate consent from you for the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information.
We do not assume any liability for loss or harm as a result of sending information through the Internet.
Ben Van Dyk (contact information on the �contact� tab)