In order to prevent unauthorised access, ensure the correct use of information and maintain data accuracy, we have put in place appropriate, physical, electronic, organisational and managerial procedures to keep the information we collect safe and secure. Credit and debit card payments are processed securely online by the independent card processing platform we have partnered with, who store all financial information in accordance with secure banking protocols. Where card payment information is provided to us directly, we store it securely in our office whilst we need it and it is destroyed securely as soon as we no longer need it.
Our business is selling insurance products. We provide you with a quotation and/or administer your insurance policy and are classed as the “data controller” which means we process your data. The contact details are shown at the foot of this notice. Your data may be passed to other parties, including Insurers, for the purposes of arranging your insurance. These parties could also be data controllers and where necessary will issue their own Data Protection Privacy Notices.
We may collect and hold the following personal information about you and your children under the age of 16:
When do we collect your Personal Data
We collect personal data from you when:
We may also collect information about you for other third-party sources where we have legal grounds to do so. These include anti-fraud and crime-prevention agencies and other data providers.
How do we use your Personal Data
We will use personal information about you mainly to:-
Information you give us will be used only for the purpose for which it was provided. However, if you opt not to provide some personal or sensitive information required for the purchasing process, we will not be able to provide you with the insurance policy you require. Some of the personal information we ask you to provide may be sensitive (special category) as defined in the legislation, e.g. you may have to give us information about your medical history, criminal convictions and driving offences. We are allowed under the legislation to collect such information for specified “insurance purposes” without your specific consent but it will only be used for the purposes set out above. If you give us information about another person, in doing so you confirm that they have given you permission to provide it to us and that we may use their personal data in the same way as your own as set out in this notice.
Legal Basis for processing your Personal Information
We are required to have a lawful basis (as defined in the legislation) in order to process your personal data and the relevant bases which we use are show in the table below.
|Purpose of processing||Lawful Basis|
|Providing quotations; arranging and administering insurance policies||Necessary for the performance of an insurance contract.|
|Provision of information on products and services (Marketing).||Our legitimate interests or your explicit consent|
|To notify you of changes in our service.||Our Legal and Regulatory obligations.|
|To prevent and detect fraud, money laundering and other financial crimes..||Our Legal and Regulatory obligations.|
|To meet general legal or regulatory obligations.||Our Legal and Regulatory obligations.|
|Statistical analysis.||Our legitimate interests – to refine and enhance the products and pricing which we can offer.|
Disclosure of your Personal Information
As a necessary part of providing you with the services described above we may need to disclose your personal data to other third parties.
Your data will not be retained for longer than is necessary and will be managed in accordance with our data retention policy. In most cases the period will be for a maximum of 7 years following the expiry of an insurance contract unless we are required to retain the data for a longer period due to business, legal or regulatory requirements.
International transfers of data
Please note our websites and support and administration centres are operated from the UK and so, if you visit our websites from outside the UK, there will necessarily be a cross-border transfer of personal information. By visiting any of our websites or communicating with us electronically, you are conforming that you agree to these transfers. Where we transfer your personal data to destinations outside the European Economic Area (EEA) – for example to the UK or Gibraltar we will ensure that it is treated securely and in accordance with the legislation.
Under the legislation you have the following rights in relation to our processing of your personal data:-
For further information on this Privacy Notice, to access your personal information or to exercise any of your other rights, please contact:
The compliance Officer, Status Global Insurance
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or by phone: + 44 1277 637580.
If you have a complaint about how we use your personal information please contact us using the contact information above.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint in the UK with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at any time.
By email: email@example.com
Or in Cyprus: The Office of the Commissioner for Personal Data Protection