Privacy Notice

                                                         PRIVACY NOTICE

THIS NOTICE WILL ADVISE YOU HOW WE HANDLE NONPUBLIC, PERSONAL INFORMATION USED TO PROVIDE AN INSURANCE POLICY THROUGH MCDOWELL ASSOCIATES INC.
 
PERSONAL INFORMATION PRIVACY PROTECTION POLICY
 
AT MCDOWELL ASSOCIATES INC. PROTECTING THE PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IS IMPORTANT TO US AND OUR EMPLOYEES. TO OFFER THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES YOU SEEK, WE COLLECT, MAINTAIN AND USE INFORMATION ABOUT YOU. THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT DESCRIBES OUR PRACTICES AND POLICIES WITH RESPECT TO PROTECTING THAT INFORMATION WHETHER YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER CUSTOMER.
 
TYPES OF INFORMATION
 
WE RECEIVE INFORMATION FROM YOU FOR A QUOTATION AND/OR YOUR INSURANCE APPLICATION AND/OR RENEWAL APPLICATIONS, SUCH AS NAME, ADDRESS, DRIVERS LICENSE NUMBER, OR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER. OTHER SOURCES MAY SUPPLY INFORMATION SUCH AS MOTOR VEHICLE RECORDS AND CONSUMER REPORTS. ONCE YOU BECOME AN INSURED, YOUR TRANSACTIONS WITH US MAY ALSO GENERATE INFORMATION SUCH AS PAYMENT HISTORY OR MEDICAL INFORMATION FROM CLAIM DOCUMENTS.
 
INFORMATION WE SHARE
 
WE USE THE INFORMATION TO UNDERWRITE, SERVICE AND ADMINISTRATE YOUR INSURANCE POLICY, PROCESS CLAIMS AND SERVICE YOUR ACCOUNT. AS PERMITTED BY LAW, THE INFORMATION ARISING FROM THE UNDERWRITING AND CLAIMS PROCESSES MAY BE DISCLOSED TO THE INSURANCE COMPANY OR OTHER PARTIES YOU MAY ASK US TO SUCH AS AN INDEPENDENT CLAIMS ADJUSTOR, TO SERVICE YOUR POLICY.
 
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
 
INFORMATION ABOUT YOU IS PROTECTED PHYSICALLY, ELECTRONICALLY AND ADMINISTRATIVELY. ANYONE WHO IS GIVEN ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION BY US WILL BE INFORMED OF THE NEED TO PROTECT AND SAFEGUARD ITS CONFIDENTIALITY, AND IS NOT AUTHORIZED TO USE OR FURTHER DISCLOSE YOUR NON-PUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION EXCEPT IN FURTHERANCE OF THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH SUCH PERSON WAS GIVEN THE INFORMATION.
 
WE THANK YOU FOR CHOOSING MCDOWELL ASSOCIATES INC. FOR YOUR INSURANCE NEEDS. OUR GOAL IS TO PRESERVE THE CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY OF YOUR PRIVATE INFORMATION.