PRIVACY NOTICE – Sentinel Corporate Risk & Insurance Ltd.
GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR) – HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We collect data about you during our initial and other meetings with you. We will also collect data about you and/or your firm’s from other sources including publicly held information. We collect the data through note-taking and filling in of questionnaires about you and/or your firm’s individual requirements and demands & needs. We may also take and store photographs of your buildings, machinery, plant and processes.
We may make checks with credit rating agencies to authenticate and verify your credit status. These checks are to help us with our legal obligations and to ensure that we provide you with advice that suits your circumstances. The scope and extent of the gathering of information from third parties depends on what type of service you are taking from us.
Why we store and process your data
We will process and exchange the information that you provide to us with insurance companies and other brokers or agents only for the purposes of providing quotations and taking steps for you to enter into and the maintenance of an insurance or risk service contract or premium finance facility ; this may result in a credit search, exchanging information with the police, regulatory bodies, fraud prevention agencies and industry databases and registers in order to confirm your identity and minimise the risk of fraud as well as data being transferred outside the EEA. We will treat all information as private and confidential, and in strict accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018, even when you are no longer a customer and only share information if we are required to do so by law, or regulation. We will only retain personal information for as long as it is needed and will take all reasonable steps to ensure it remains accurate, up to date and secure.
Your right to a copy of your personal data
Under GDPR, you have a right to a copy of any personally identifiable information about you that we hold in our records, you can obtain details by writing to us at the usual address. A charge will not be made for providing the information to you which will be done within one month of receiving your request.
Marketing our products and services
We will, in line with our Professional duty, utilise your data in order to obtain quotations and provide advice in relation to current and evolving risk exposures which you may not have requested and may be unaware.
Your data will only be used for our marketing purposes exclusively by Sentinel Corporate Risk where we have received your express consent.