This website is owned and operated by Aioi Nissay Dowa Europe.
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of those websites.
Who we are
You can ask for further information about our use of your personal information, or complain about its use, by e-mail by using our contact form or by post to Aioi Nissay Dowa Europe plc, 7th Floor, 52-56 Leadenhall Street, London EC3A 2BJ, UK.
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
- Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of our websites (which may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, referral source, entry page, exit page, length of visit, number of page views, route taken through our website, and similar information);
- Information relating to any enquiries you make via e-mail concerning our products and services (which may include your name, address, email address, telephone number, company name, role/position and details of your enquiry); and
- Any other information that you choose to send to us.
How we collect your data
We may collect personal information from the following sources:
- Publicly available sources of information, such as social media and networking sites;
- Information through “Cookies” and other similar technologies (e.g. pixel tags or links), to remember you when you visit the website so we can improve your online experience to suit your needs. To find out more about Cookies and related technologies please read section 5 of this policy detailing our Cookies Policy.
- When you visit our Website, we automatically record your computer’s IP address. This information is retained and used to note your interest in our Websites.
How we use your personal Information
We and/or our carefully selected third parties, associated companies, introducers, intermediaries and reinsurers, may collect and use your personal information to:
- Administer the website;
- Improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
- Enable your use of the services available on the website;
- Send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;
- Send you e-mail notifications which you have specifically requested; and
- Deal with enquiries and complaints.
We may process your information for a number of different purposes. For each purpose we must have a legal ground for such processing:
|Purpose for processing||Legal grounds for using your personal information|
|Keep records and our correspondence with and about you to effectively manage our relationship with you and satisfy any legal and regulatory obligations we may have.||It is necessary to perform the contract.|
|Prevent and detect fraud, financial crime and anti-money laundering.||Our legitimate interests and legal obligation.|
|Carry out processes such as statistical and trend research and analysis which may include computerised processes which profile you to improve the products and services we offer.||Our legitimate interests.|
Help us improve and develop our internal databases and systems in order to improve the products and services we offer.
|Our legitimate interests.|
We may anonymise and combine the information you have given us to understand more about you, create new products and services as well as helping us with our marketing.
|Our legitimate interests.|
|Recording and monitoring calls for training purposes, to improve the quality of our service, to help us deal with queries or complaints from you and to prevent and detect fraud and financial crime. We may also use CCTV recording equipment in and around our premises for monitoring and security purposes||Our legitimate interests.|
Who we might share your information with
We may share your personal information with:
- Other insurers, reinsurers, business partners, agents or carefully selected third parties providing a service to us on our behalf, such as claims handling and administrative services;
- Organisations that have a specific role laid out in law such as statutory bodies and regulatory authorities;
- Organisations where we have a duty or are permitted to disclose your information by law;
- Fraud prevention agencies and operators of registers available to prevent fraud;
- Third parties to recover money you may owe us or to whom we sell your debt;
- Another company, if our business or part of it is bought or taken over by that company;
- Other parties you have given us your permission to do so or there is sufficient reason to believe they are acting on your behalf.
Unless required by law, we would never share your personal data without the appropriate and necessary care and safeguards in place.
How we communicate with you about our similar products or services
We will contact you, in order to communicate our products and/or services to you which we believe may be of interest to you and which relate to your general insurance needs. You can ask us to stop sending you marketing messages by contacting us at any time.
Storage of your information
The personal information we and our carefully selected third parties collect from you may be transferred to, stored and processed outside the European Economic Area (EEA). We or our service providers may use cloud based computer systems (i.e. network of remote servers hosted on the internet which process and store your information) to which foreign law enforcement agencies may have the power to require access. We will not transfer your information outside the EEA unless it was to a country our information regulator has assessed as having adequate data protection laws, or we had taken all reasonable steps to ensure the firm has the necessary privacy and security controls in place to protect your information as if it were in the EEA. Our contracts with these firms will detail the necessary requirements to ensure your information is protected. We will assess these firm’s security arrangements from time to time ensuring that they are only using your information as agreed. Should you wish to obtain further information about the safeguards we have in place, please contact the Data Protection Officer.
Retention of your personal information
We will keep your information for as long as you are a customer. After you stop being a customer we may keep your data for up to 10 years for one of these reasons:
- To respond to any questions or complaints.
- To show that we treated you fairly.
- To maintain records according to rules that apply to us.
We may keep your data for longer than 10 years if we cannot delete it for legal, regulatory or technical reasons for example if there has been a claim involving a minor.
- Your rights
You have a number of rights concerning the personal information we use, these include the right to:
- Ask for access to and a copy of your personal information;
- Ask us to correct or delete the personal information;
- Ask us to restrict or object to the use of your personal information;
- Where you have previously given us your permission to use your personal information, withdraw that permission. Where your permission is withdrawn, your previous consent will remain valid in respect of our use of your information prior to the date you withdrew it, or if any marketing material has been sent prior to you advising that you do not wish us to contact you again;
- Complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office at any time if you object to the way we use your personal information. For more information please go to www.ico.org.uk;
- Object to an automated decision including profiling.
To discuss your rights or make a request, please contact the Data Protection Officer.
Please note that in some cases even when you make a request concerning your personal information, we may not be required, or may not be able, to honour it as this may result in us not being able to fulfil our legal and regulatory obligations or there is a minimum statutory period of time for which we have to keep you information. If this is the case then we will let you know our reasons.
This website only uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymisation Google will truncate/anonymise the last octet of the IP address. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymiseIp” to ensure an anonymised collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for the website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics »
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Changes to your information
Your privacy is very important to us. We promise to respect and protect your personal information and try to make sure that your details are accurate and kept up to date. You can help us do this by letting us know whenever your personal details change.
Last updated: July 2018