We are committed to respecting your right to privacy and we comply with the principles of applicable data protection laws, including the UK Data Protection Act and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“the applicable data protection legislation”).
1. The information we collect
You can access the Website and browse without disclosing your personal data. However, we (or our agents) may request and collect the following personal data about you for business purposes as well as to fulfil our various legal and contractual obligations:
2. How we use your information
We may use your personal data that you provide to us for the following purposes:
3. Who we share your information with
We may permit selected third parties and agents to use your personal data, for the purposes set out in paragraph 2 above, who will be subject to obligations to process such data in compliance with the same safeguards that we deploy.
In the event that we sell or transfer our business to a third party (whether to an arm’s length or related entity), you agree that any of your personal data which we hold may be transferred to that third party.
We may disclose your personal data to third parties, court service, regulators or law enforcement agencies in connection with proceedings or investigations anywhere in the world, or in order to enable us to comply with our regulatory or commercial requirements.
5. Transferring your information to other countries
Your information may be transferred and stored in the USA and other countries outside the European Economic Area, including some that may not have laws that provide the same level of protection for personal information. When we do this, we will ensure it has an appropriate level of protection and that it is held and stored in compliance with the applicable data protection legislation.
6. Data security
We do not sell your personal data to anyone. While we strive to protect your data, we cannot guarantee the security thereof. In addition, where you transmit personal data to us electronically, you do so at your own risk.
However, we maintain commercially reasonable physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your personal data in accordance with data protection legislative requirements. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers, and any access thereto is subject to our security policies and standards.
The Website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
7. Your right to inspect information we hold about you
Under the applicable data protection legislation, you have the right to view certain information we hold about you. To do so please send a written request to the address in section 9 below.
You also have the right to request that we correct any information about you that you believe is incorrect. To do so please send us a written request, at the address in section 9 below, stating what information you believe needs correcting. We will investigate and if we agree, we will correct our records. Where we do not agree, you have the right to file with us a written statement of dispute, which we will be dealt with in accordance with law.
8. How long we retain your information
We will retain your information as required by law for as long as you have a relationship with us (or with any agent through which we facilitate insurance) wherein you are the insured or receive a benefit. After this period ends, we will keep it where we may need it for our legitimate business purposes, such as to respond to queries or complaints, or responding to requests from regulators.
9. How to contact us
Great American Specialty & Affinity Limited
32 Queen Square
Last updated: 4th May 2018