Please read this notice carefully as it contains important information about our use of your personal information.
In this notice, we and us and our mean Ageas Insurance Limited. Your personal information means any information we hold about you and any information you give us about anyone else. You should show this notice to anyone else insured or proposed to be insured under your policy as it will also apply to them.
You must take reasonable care to ensure you provide us with accurate and complete information. Please note that if you give us false or inaccurate information this could give us the right to avoid your insurance policy or it could impact your ability to claim.
Some of the personal information that we ask you to provide is known as "sensitive personal data". The sensitive personal data we collect may include information relating to health issues, and any criminal convictions. We need to use sensitive personal data to provide you with quotes, arrange and manage your policy and to provide the services described in your policy documents (such as dealing with claims).
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We are part of the Ageas group of companies. We may share your personal information with other companies in the group for any of the purposes set out in this notice. If you want to know more about the Ageas group please go to www.ageas.co.uk.
We will also share your personal information with Age UK Enterprises Limited which is the commercial arm of the Charity Age UK (registered charity no. 1128267) and forms part of the Age UK Group, as well as anyone acting on their behalf.
We will use your personal information to arrange and manage your insurance policy, including handling underwriting and claims and issuing renewal documents and information to you or your insurance arranger. We will also use your personal information to assess your insurance application and provide information to credit reference agencies.
We may have to share your personal information with other insurers, statutory bodies, regulatory authorities, our business partners or agents providing services on our behalf and other authorised bodies.
We will share your personal information with others:
You can ask for further information about our use of your personal information. If you require such information, please write to the Data Protection Officer at the address set out below.
We may use your personal information to prevent crime. In order to prevent crime we may:
If you have given us express consent to deal with another person on your behalf to help you manage your insurance policy, subject to answering security questions correctly, we will deal with that other person if they call us on your behalf in connection with your policy or a claim relating to your policy.
We may record or monitor calls for training purposes, to improve the quality of our service and to prevent and detect fraud. We may also use CCTV recording equipment in and around our premises.
You are entitled to receive a copy of any of your personal information we hold. If you would like to receive a copy, or if you would like further information on, or wish to complain about, the way that we use personal information, please write to the Data Protection Officer at Ageas Insurance Limited, Ageas House, Hampshire Corporate Park, Templars Way, Eastleigh, Hampshire SO53 3YA giving your name, address and insurance policy number. We may charge you a small fee for this.
If we change the way that we use your personal information, we will write to you to let you know. If you do not agree to that change in use, you must let us know as soon as possible.
You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner's Office at any time if you object to the way we use your personal information.
Age UK Enterprises will use your personal information for marketing and research purposes and share it with other companies and/or charities within the Age UK Group unless you have told Age UK Enterprises you do not want them to do this. You can tell Age UK Enterprises at any time that you do not want them to use your personal information for marketing and research purposes by phoning 0800 107 8977 or writing to: FREEPOST Age UK Enterprises, London WC1H 9NA.
Age UK Enterprises will not share any of the personal information they hold about you with other companies if you have told them you do not want them to do this, unless the information is needed to help prevent fraud or they are required do to so by law.
You are entitled to receive a copy of the personal information Age UK Enterprises hold about you. If you would like to receive a copy, or would like further information about, or would like to complain about the way that they use your personal information please write to the Data Protection Officer, FREEPOST, Age UK Enterprises London WC1H 9NA.