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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy sets out how we, i:protectinsurance.co.uk (i:protect, we, us, our), will use personal data. We will be the data controller of your data for the purposes of all applicable data protection laws and principles.

Who will have access to your data?

Data will be used by us in the manner set out below (see “How will we use personal data?”).

What will we collect?

We will collect names, addresses and other details provided by you when you contact us with a question or to obtain a quotation for one of our products or services.
We may also record information about the way you have used our site, in order to improve the way it operates (see “Cookies”).

How will we use personal data?

When you contact us we will use personal data provided to us to provide a quotation. In addition personal data may be used for management information and research. We may disclose information to our group companies, service providers, agents and distribution partners for these purposes.

Cookies

Protecting our customers is at the centre of everything we do at i:protect and the protection of your information is just as important. Consequently any cookies used on our web sites will not contain personally identifiable information about you. Nevertheless, our websites do use cookies to help make customer visits more effective and so that certain parts of our websites function properly. If you would like some more information about this we have set out below in more detail why and how we use them.

Cookies make websites function correctly

Cookies are tiny text files placed on your computer by websites or occasionally when downloading emails. They provide useful information to a company that helps in numerous ways. For our customers, it means for example that they can use the site more efficiently, saving time by not having to re-enter their details each time they visit. Cookies also mean that each customer receives the most relevant information to them. For us cookies help to analyse how our customers interact with our sites so we can make improvements.

Types of cookies on our websites

  • Session cookies that are deleted after each visit.
  • Persistent cookies that remain in place across multiple visits to our sites.

Some of these cookies are essential and some are optional.

Essential cookies

Simply put, some cookies enable you to use our websites effectively, for example if you used the back button to check something it shows you the information you have already input and you do not have to re-enter all of your details if you go forward again. These are ‘in-session’ cookies and they expire when you leave the site. They’re not stored on your computer and they don’t contain any personal data. However, you can delete them via your browser if you wish to, but this will restrict the functions that you’re able to carry out on our sites. For more information about how to disable cookies in your browser please visit the About cookies website

Here is a list of essential cookies and how they are used by us:

Session cookies

These enable you to carry out some essential functions on our sites also helping to minimise the need to transfer information across the internet. They are not stored on your computer. They expire when you end your session on that internet browser.

Tracking Cookies

These recognise repeat visitors to the site. We are able to record specific browsing information such as how customers arrived, the pages they looked at, options selected and the route they took through the websites. By monitoring this information we are can update and improve our web sites.

We use Google software to analyse page use, page interactions and paths taken by our customers through our sites. These are known as ‘web analytics’. Personal information is not recorded using cookies including the information provided during an on-site purchase or any other process

Optional cookies

These cookies are usually supplied by our business partners and help us to filter out irrelevant messages or pop-ups. They also help to ensure that we only send you information that is relevant to you. The optional cookies we use are listed below and we have outlined how they are used:

Affiliate

Provided by i:protect Affiliates, these serve to identify where we use internet advertisements on other sites. They may also provide our affiliates with information about the interaction.

Marketing cookies

These cookies help us to tailor the advertisements customers see on third party sites by understanding what interests you on our sites, such as the pages you view. We do not combine this information with other personal information you give us.

Social network cookies

Provided by different social networks, these cookies enable you to easily bookmark selected pages of our websites.

Blocking or accepting cookies

Your browser settings enable you to block any cookies from any website. For more detail about how to disable cookies in your browser please visit the About cookies website

If you share the use of a computer, accepting or rejecting the use of cookies will affect all users of that computer.

Flash cookies

This type of cookie makes it quicker and easier for you to look at sites on subsequent visits that use Flash technology. Deleting them will mean you may have to re-enter information each time you visit the same site. However you can delete Flash cookies by going to the Settings Manager of your Adobe Flash Player taking you to the Adobe website. On this site they give you a list of the websites with cookies in your browser. Just click Delete opposite each website you don’t want to store cookies.

All about cookies

You can find out more about cookies at http://allaboutcookies.org.uk/, that gives details on how to delete cookies from your computer. If you have a browser on your mobile phone, please check out how to do this by referring to the handset manual.

Links

For your convenience we have included links on this website to other sites that we believe you may find useful. These websites will each have their own privacy statement, which may differ from ours. Therefore please ensure, when you click on any of our links, that you read the privacy statement located on the website you have selected. Any websites connected with this site are not within our control.

Your consent/information.

By using this website, you are saying that you agree to the collection and use of any personal information sent to i:protectinsurance.co.uk, provided it is used as set out in this Policy.

If we decide to change the Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of the information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances it is disclosed.

People have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about them (for which we may charge a small fee) and to correct any inaccuracies in your information.

The Internet is not a 100% secure medium of communication and, accordingly, we cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted via the Internet. We are not responsible for any damages you, or others, may suffer as a result of the loss of confidentiality of such information.

Communications will be monitored regularly to improve our service and for security and regulatory purposes.

Before you provide us with any personal data about a third party you must obtain the correct authority from the individual(s) concerned and undertake to keep them advised about how their information will be used.

Marketing

WIMS Ltd and its associated companies may also use your details to send you information on other products or services provided by us, by post, telephone, email, SMS messaging or other electronic means. Your information may also be used even if you do not have any insurance policies with us. We will never disclose your information to a third party for the purposes of marketing. By providing your contact details you consent to being contacted for these purposes. You can contact us at anytime to have your details removed from our marketing database.

Further Information

You may write to us at:

i:protectinsurance.co.uk
Jewry House
Jewry Street
Winchester
SO23 8RZ