How we use your information
Please read the following carefully as it contains important information relating to the details you give us. You should show this notice to any other party related to this insurance.
Who we are
MORE TH>N BUSINESS is a trading style of:
Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc (No. 93792). Registered in England and Wales. Registered Office at St. Mark’s Court, Chart Way, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 1XL. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (Reg. no. 202323)
Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc is registered for Value Added Tax under VAT No. GB 165 0008 01.
You are giving your information to Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc, which is a member of the RSA Group of companies (the Group). In this information statement, ‘we’ ‘us’ and ‘our’ refers to the Group unless otherwise stated.
How your information will be used and who we share it with
Your information comprises of all the details we hold about you and your transactions and includes information obtained from third parties.
If you contact us electronically, we may collect your electronic information identifier e.g. Internet Protocol (IP) address or telephone number supplied by your service provider.
We may use and share your information with other members of the Group to help us and them:
- Assess financial and insurance risks;
- Recover debt;
- Prevent and detect crime;
- Develop our services, systems and relationships with you;
- Understand our customers’ requirements;
- Develop and test products and services.
We do not disclose your information to anyone outside the Group except:
- Where we have your permission; or
- Where we are required or permitted to do so by law; or
- To credit reference and fraud prevention agencies and other companies that provide a service to us, our partners or you; or
- Where we may transfer rights and obligations under this agreement.
We may transfer your information to other countries on the basis that anyone we pass it to, provides an adequate level of protection. In such cases, the Group will ensure it is kept securely and used only for the purpose for which you provided it. Details of the companies and countries involved can be provided on request.
We would like to keep you informed (by phone, post, e-mail or text) of selected products and services available from us and our carefully chosen suppliers. If you would prefer not to receive this information from us and have not previously advised us of this, please let us know when you contact us.
From time to time we may change the way we use your information. Where we believe you may not reasonably expect such a change we shall write to you. If you do not object, you will consent to that change.
We will not keep your information for longer than is necessary.
For your protection, calls to our service centres may be recorded and monitored.
Some of the information we ask you for may be sensitive personal data, as defined by the Data Protection Act 1998 (such as information about health or criminal convictions). We will not use such sensitive personal data about you or others except for the specific purpose for which you provide it and to carry out the services described in your policy documents. Please ensure that you only provide us with sensitive information about other people with their agreement.
Credit reference agencies - For Motor Customers only
To determine premium payment rates at quote and renewal and/or any future invitations, we will make checks on the electoral role and public data through a credit reference agency. These enquiries will be recorded but will not affect your credit rating.
Fraud prevention agencies
If false or inaccurate information is provided and fraud is identified, details will be passed to fraud prevention agencies. Law enforcement agencies may access and use this information.
We and other organisations may also access and use this information to prevent fraud and money laundering, for example, when:
- Checking details on applications for credit and credit related or other facilities;
- Recovering debt;
- Checking details on proposals and claims for all types of insurance;
- Checking details of job applicants and employees.
Please contact the Data Protection Liaison Officer at the address below if you want to receive details of the relevant fraud prevention agencies.
We and other organisations may access and use from other countries the information recorded by fraud prevention agencies.
Insurers pass information to the Claims and Underwriting Exchange Register (CUE) run by Insurance Database Services Ltd (IDS Ld) and the Motor Insurance Anti-Fraud and Theft Register (MIAFTR), run by the Association of British Insurers (ABI).
Under the conditions of your policy, you must tell us about any incident (e.g. accident, fire, theft or malicious damage) which may or may not give rise to a claim. When you tell us about an incident, we will pass information relating to it to the registers.
How to contact us
On payment of a small fee, you are entitled to receive a copy of the information we hold about you. If you have any questions, or you would like to find out more about this notice you can write to:
Data Protection Liaison Officer,
Customer Relations Office,
Dean Clough Industrial Park,
You may also email us at email@example.com
Motor Insurance Database
Information relating to motor insurance policies will be added to the Motor Insurance Database (MID) managed by the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB). MID and the data stored on it may be used by Insurers, the Police, DVLA/DVANI, the Insurance Fraud Bureau or other bodies permitted by law for purposes including, but not limited to:
- Electronic Vehicle Licensing;
- Continuous Insurance Enforcement;
- Law enforcement (prevention, detection, apprehension and or prosecution of offenders);
- Obtaining information if you are involved in a road traffic accident (either in the UK, the EEA or certain other territories).
Persons (including his or her appointed representatives) pursuing a claim in respect of a road traffic accident (including citizens of other countries) may also obtain relevant information which is held on the MID.
It is vital that the MID holds your current registration number. If it is incorrectly shown on the MID you are at risk of having your vehicle seized.
You can check that your correct registration number details are shown on the MID at www.askmid.com.
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How we protect your information
We capture your personal information, such as names and addresses, over a secure link using recognised industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology which encrypts the data whilst passing it over the web. This will be indicated on most browsers by a lock in the status bar at the bottom of the screen.
Firewalls are used to block unauthorised traffic to the servers and the actual servers are locked in a secure location which can only be accessed by authorised personnel.
0800 telephone numbers are free and 0844 numbers are charged at 5p per minute from a BT Landline. Other providers charges, including calls from mobile phones, will vary depending on your network rate.