Faversham Underwriting

Privacy Policy

Faversham Underwriting Limited understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared on-line. This statement explains who we are, the types of information we hold, how we use it, who we share it with and how long we keep it.

We will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here and in a manner that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under law.

Information About Us

Our site is owned and operated by Us and whose main trading address is Faversham Underwriting Limited, 34 Lime Street, London, EC3M 7AT

Our Data Protection Officer is James Howe and can be contacted by email at jameshowe@favershamunderwriting.com, by telephone on 01455 245123 or by post at Faversham Underwriting Limited, 34 Lime Street, London, EC3M 7AT.

We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority with Firm Reference No: 990182 and registered in England. 08577514.

We are also members of the Managing General Agents Association (MGAA).

What Data Do We Collect?

Depending upon the use of our site to help provide you with the right service to meet your needs, we will collect some or all of the following personal and non-personal information which may include your name, telephone number, email address, postal address, occupation, date of birth, additional details related to your enquiry or product and payment details including bank account number and sort code. We only collect and process sensitive personal data where it is essential for the delivery of a product or service.

How Do We Use Your Data?

All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than necessary in light of the reasons for which it was collected. We will normally keep information for no more than 7 years after termination or cancellation of a product, contract or service we provide. In certain cases, we will keep your data for longer, particularly where a product includes liability insurance or categories of insurance for which a claim could be potentially be made by you or a third party at a future date, even after your contract has ended. We will comply with our obligations and safeguard your rights under the GDPR at all times.

Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for Our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to Our use of your personal data.

(e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in our legitimate interests. Specifically, we may use your data for the following purposes.

-Providing and managing your Account

-Providing and managing your access to our site

-Supplying Our products and services to you

-Replying to emails from you

-Supplying you with emails that you have opted into (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by -informing us by email.

-Market research

-Undertake statistical analysis

With your permission, we may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email, telephone or by text message or post with information, news and offers on Our products and services. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that We fully protect your rights and Electronic Communication (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.

Securing Your Personal Information

Data security is very important to Us and to protect your data we follow strict procedures in the storage and disclosure of your personal information in line with industry practices, including storage in electronic and paper formats.

We only keep your personal data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above and for as long as we have your permission to keep it.

Do we Share Your Information?

To help us prevent financial crime, your details may be submitted to fraud prevention agencies and other organisations where your records may be searched, including the Claims and Underwriting Exchange (CUE) and the Motor Insurers Anti-Fraud and Theft register. (MIAFTR)

We may share your data with other companies in Our Group This includes any subsidiaries Our subsidiaries or Our holding company and its subsidiaries.

We will contract third parties to supply products and services to you on our behalf. These may include payment processing, delivery of goods, search engine facilities, advertising, and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. Where any of your data is required for such a purpose, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, Our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.

We may sometimes use third party data processors that are located outside of the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein). Where We transfer any personal data outside the EEA, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the UK and under GDPR.

In certain circumstances, We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal data, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with legal requirements, a court order, or a governmental authority.

How Can You Control Your Data?

In addition to your rights under the GDPR, set out in section 4, when you submit personal data via Our Site, you may be given options to restrict Our use of your data. In particular, we aim to give you strong controls on Our use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from Us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in Our emails and at the point of providing your details and by managing your Account.

You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service (“the TPS”), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (“the CTPS”), and the Mailing Preference Service (“the MPS”). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.

Your Right to Withhold Information

You may access certain areas of Our Site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on Our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.

You may restrict Our use of Cookies. For more information, see Our Cookie Policy.

How Can You Access Your Data?

You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held). Under the Data Protection Act 1998, Under the GDPR, no fee is payable and We will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact Us for more details at our main trading address as detailed above.

Our Use of Cookies

Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our products and services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.

By using Our Site, you may also receive certain third-party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. For more details, please refer to our Cookie Policy. These Cookies are not integral to the functioning of Our Site and your use and experience of Our Site will not be impaired by refusing consent to them.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time (for example, if the law changes). Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

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