Last updated: July 2017
Tradesure Insurance Brokers is committed to safeguarding your privacy and ensuring that you continue to trust us with your personal data. When you interact with us, you may share personal information with us which allows identification of you as an individual (e.g. name, email address, address, telephone number). This is known as “personal data”.
This Privacy Notice applies to the personal data that we collect about you for the purposes of providing you with our products and services we offer.
By using the Tradesure Insurance Brokers website, mobile applications, text messaging programs or through our branded pages or applications on third party social networks (e.g. Facebook) or by giving us your personal data, you accept the practices described in this Privacy Notice. If you do not agree to this Privacy Notice, please do not use Tradesure Insurance Broker sites or give us any personal data.
Tradesure Insurance Brokers reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Notice at any time. We encourage you to regularly review this Privacy Notice to make sure you are aware of any changes and how your personal data may be used.
Tradesure Insurance Brokers may collect personal data about you from a variety of sources, including (and exclusively) through:
This is data that you provide to us with your consent for a specified purpose, including:
We may collect information about you from other legitimate sources for the purpose of providing you with our products and services. Such sources include third party data aggregators, Tradesure Insurance Brokers promotional partners, public sources and third party social networking sites. Such information may include:
Tradesure Insurance Brokers collects and uses personal data only as necessary for the purposes for which it was obtained. Tradesure Insurance Brokers may use your personal data for some or all of the following purposes:
Customer service – to provide you with customer service, including responses to your inquiries, complaints and general feedback about our products. Customer service may be provided through various forms of communication, including via email, letter, telephone and online chat features.
Customer engagement – to get you more actively engaged with our products and services. This may involve the use or publication of customer-generated content.
Personalisation – Tradesure Insurance Brokers may combine personal data about you collected from one source (e.g. a website) with data collected from another source (e.g. an offline event). This allows Tradesure Insurance Brokers to serve you better and with greater personalisation, including in respect of the following:
Websites – to improve and personalise your experience on websites.
Products – to improve Tradesure Insurance Brokers products, tailor them to your needs and come up with new product ideas. This includes the use of demographic information, consumer profiling information and consumer feedback; and
Interest-based advertising – to serve you advertisements tailored to your interests. One way Tradesure Insurance Brokers does this is to match activities or information collected on Tradesure Insurance Brokers site.
Marketing communications – to provide you with marketing communications where you have opted-in to receiving such communications (including information about Tradesure Insurance Brokers, its products and services, competitions and promotions). These can be shared via electronic means (e.g. SMS, emails and online advertising) and via post. If you download a guide from our Guides section on Tradesure Insurance Brokers website, then your email address will be used to send you an email thanking you for downloading the content.
Social features – to offer you a number of social features, including the following:
Third party social networking – Tradesure Insurance Brokers may use your personal data from when you interact with third party social networking features such as “Facebook Connect” or “Facebook Like”. These features may be integrated on Tradesure Insurance Brokers site including for purposes such as running contests and allowing you to share content with friends. If you use these features, Tradesure Insurance Brokers may have the ability to obtain certain personal data about you from your social networking information. You can learn more about how these features work, and the profile data Tradesure Insurance Brokers may obtain about you, by visiting the website of the relevant third party social network.
Tradesure Insurance Brokers does not share your personal data with any third party other than the insurance provider. This is necessary to cover you for your insurance needs and/or obtain a quote.
You have the right to opt-out of receiving marketing communications about Tradesure Insurance Brokers and can do so by:
(a) following the instructions for opt-out in the relevant marketing communication;
(b) contacting us.
Please note that even if you opt-out from receiving marketing communications, you may still receive administrative communications from Tradesure Insurance Brokers, such as quotes, renewal information and updates about your account activities.
You have a right to request access to your personal data. You may send us a request for access.
You also have the right to request that Tradesure Insurance Brokers correct any inaccuracies in your personal data.
Tradesure Insurance Brokers will only retain your personal data for as long as it is necessary for the stated purpose, taking into account also our need to answer queries or resolve problems, provide improved and new services, and comply with legal requirements under applicable laws.
This means that we may retain your personal data for a reasonable period after your last interaction with us. When the personal data that we collect is no longer required in this way, we destroy or delete it in a secure manner.
If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Notice or Tradesure Insurance Brokers personal data collection practices, please contact us online, or in writing to our registered address at Norton Insurance Brokers Limited, 4 Vicarage Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3ES.
Tradesure Insurance Brokers is a trading name of Norton Insurance Brokers Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN 769110).
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