Privacy Policy Statement

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants Ltd (collectively referred to as “our”, “we” or “us”) respect your privacy. This Privacy Policy Statement describes the ways we collect information from and about you, and what we do with the information, so that you may decide whether or not to provide information to us. By purchasing our products or services or accessing our website you agree to this Privacy Statement in addition to any other agreements we might have with you. This Privacy Statement does not govern the practices of entities that our Company does not own or control, or entities that do not own or control our company or people that our Company does not employ or manage. This Privacy Policy Statement includes the Company’s Privacy Policy Statement.

Privacy Policy Statement

1. Our Collection of your Personal Information

The information we collect may include your personal information, such as your name, date of birth, contact information, IP addresses, occupation and other policy specific answers. We collect personal information from you at different points, including but not limited to the following:

  • when we correspond with you as a customer or prospective customer;
  • when you visit our website;
  • when you take out an insurance policy;
  • when you talk to us about your personal or financial circumstances; and
  • when you contact us for help

2. Our Use of your Personal Information

Our Company may use information that we collect about you to:

  • provide the products and services that you have requested;
  • manage your customer relationship and provide you with customer support;
  • perform research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our products or services;
  • communicate with you by e-mail, postal mail, telephone and/or mobile devices about products or services that you may hold with us, may be of interest to you either from us, or other third parties;
  • verify your eligibility to credit facilities;
  • transfer personal information to third parties for any legally permissible purpose at our sole discretion; and
  • enforce our terms and conditions We do not sell personal information to third parties.

3. Our Disclosure of your Personal Information to Third Parties

We may share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this Privacy Statement:

  • we may provide your information to our partner insurers and service providers who perform functions on your/our behalf;
  • we may provide your information to our service providers who perform functions on our behalf. Usually our service providers sign a standard confidentiality agreement;
  • we may share your data with any joint ventures or other entities under a common control or third party acquirers. We would ensure these other entities will honor this Privacy Statement;
  • we may allow a potential acquirer or merger partner to review our databases, although we would restrict their use and disclosure of this data during the diligence phase and direct them to treat the data confidentially;
  • as required by law enforcement, government officials, or other third parties pursuant to a court order, or other legal process or requirement applicable to our Company; or when we believe, in our sole discretion, that the disclosure of personal information is necessary to prevent physical harm or financial loss, to report suspected illegal activity or to investigate violations of our agreements or Company policies; and
  • other third parties with your consent or direction to do so. We do not use any third parties in other countries where the laws on processing personal information are less stringent than in the UK.

4. Our Security Measures to Protect your Personal Information

Our systems have security measures in place to help protect information under our control from the risk of accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration or unauthorised disclosure or access.

5. Our Use of Cookies and Links

Our web pages use “cookies.” Cookies are text files we place in your computer’s browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, registering at one of our sites. However, once you choose to furnish the site with personal information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie. We use cookies to understand site usage and to improve the content and offerings on our site. We also may use cookies to offer you products or services. You have many choices with regards to the management of cookies on your computer. All major browsers allow you to block or delete cookies from your system. To learn more about your ability to manage cookies, please consult the privacy features in your browser. We may create links to other web sites. We will make a reasonable effort to link only to sites that meet similar standards for maintaining each individual’s right to privacy. However, many other sites that are not associated with or authorised by our Company may have links leading to our site. Our Company cannot control these links and we are not responsible for any content appearing on these sites. Since our website does not control the privacy policies of third parties, you are subject to the privacy practices of that third party. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose any personal information to others.

6. Our Retention of your Personal Information

We will retain any personal information only for as long as is necessary to fulfil the business purpose it was collected. We will also retain and use your personal information for as long as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

For quotations where cover has not been incepted, the personal information will be retained for 13 months to prevent fraud, misrepresentation and improve your customer journey.

You can ask to delete information we hold about you at any time, which we will do unless we have a legal reason not to.

7. Your Access to and Updating of your Personal Information

Reasonable access to your personal information may be provided at no cost upon request made to our Company at the contact information provided below. If access cannot be provided within that time frame, our Company will provide the requesting party a date when the information will be provided. If for some reason access is denied, we will provide an explanation as to why access has been denied.

8. Changes to our Privacy Statement

This Privacy Notice is subject to change. It was last updated on 29/08/2018. If we make changes to this Privacy Notice, we will update the date it was last changed.

9. Contacting Us

We welcome any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this Privacy Policy Statement. Please do not hesitate to contact us using the contact form here If you prefer to write to us then our contact address is Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants Ltd – 19 Penlline Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 2AA

Watkin Davies Privacy Policy – V1.3 – August 2018

 

About Company

Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants are one of Wales’ largest Independent Insurance Brokers, established in 1978 by Roger Watkins. Since this time we have become one of the leading Commercial and Personal Insurance Brokers in the region and the trusted insurance advisor to hundreds of Welsh and UK businesses and individuals.

Copyright © 2018 Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants Ltd

Head Office

15 & 19 Penlline Road
Cardiff, CF14 2AA
029 2062 6226

Opening Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 9am to 5.30pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 1pm
  • Sunday: Closed