At The Plastridge Agency, we understand your concerns about privacy.
We hope this notice, which describes our use and protection of nonpublic
personal information ("customer information"), will help you
understand how we treat the customer information we obtain from you
or other sources in the course of providing you with our insurance products
and additional services.
Furthermore, we wish to inform you that we do not share your personal
information with any non-affiliated third parties for any purpose that
is not specifically authorized by law unless we obtain your affirmative
Whether you're doing business with us through an agent, broker, or our
Web site, we want you to know that The Plastridge Agency respects your
privacy and protects your information.
- We do not sell your customer information.
We do not share, loan or give customer information to persons,
companies, or organizations outside of The Plastridge Agency that
would use that information to contact you about their own products
We expect persons or organizations that provide services on our
behalf to keep customer information confidential and to use it only
to provide the services we've asked them to perform.
Within The Plastridge Agency, we communicate regarding the need
to protect your information to those individuals who may have access
to it, and we've established physical, electronic, and procedural
safeguards to protect customer information.
As a part of our normal operations we collect, and in some cases, disclose
information about you. We encourage you to read the following Privacy
Statement that contains information about The Plastridge Agency policies
regarding the collection, use, disclosure, and protection of your information.
If you are not comfortable with any of the terms or policies described
in this Statement, we encourage you to send confidential correspondence
through the postal service.
What information do we collect?
Personal, Financial and Product Information
We collect personally identifiable information in order to identify
and register you as an The Plastridge Agency customer. In addition,
we collect personal, financial and product information in order to provide
you with services tailored to your particular needs. By learning about
you, The Plastridge Agency can deliver more relevant protection and
product offerings and thus offer you better insurance services and options.
The information we collect will vary depending upon the function or
processes you select or request. Depending upon the function, product
or process you select (for example, quote, request for proposal, e-mail,
purchase), you may be required to provide information such as:
Who Should Use Our Web Site?
Policy(ies) Type(s) & Number(s)
Social Security Number
Driver's License Number, accident/violation history, information
about vehicle operators, lien/lease holders, vehicle information,
Our Web site is for insurance and financial products and services and
is not intended for children. We offer insurance and financial products
and services and thus do not market any products or services to children
under the age of thirteen or knowingly collect any information from
children under the age of thirteen. If we become aware that information
is or has been submitted by or collected from a child under the age
of thirteen, we will destroy this information.
What kind of customer information do we have, and where did we get
Much of the customer information we collect comes directly from you.
When submitting your application or request for insurance or other products
and services we offer, or in requesting an insurance quote, you may
give us information such as your name, address, and Social Security
number. We also keep information about your transactions with our affiliates,
others, or us - for example, the types of products and services you
purchase from us, premiums, policy account balances and payment history.
We also may collect information from outside sources, including consumer
reporting agencies and/or health care providers or reporting agencies
such as the Medical Information Bureau (MIB). This information includes
loss information reports, motor vehicle reports, credit reports, and
Who collects this information?
In order to better serve your particular needs, the information noted
above is collected by The Plastridge Agency , its agents, and other
companies working on behalf of The Plastridge Agency. In addition to
collecting information from you, you should also know that, depending
on the nature of your transaction, we may collect information from outside
sources, such as loss information reports, motor vehicle reports, and
credit reports. For property insurance, we may send someone to inspect
your property and verify information about the value and condition of
How is this information used?
The information you submit to us via our on-line forms and e-mail is
used to provide you with the response or service you have requested.
Who has access to this information?
We may also use this information to contact you about our products and
services. If you do not wish to receive these communications, you can
write us, e-mail us or simply reply to any e-mails you receive from
our employees informing us of your desire to be removed from our mailing
In order to better serve your particular needs, The Plastridge Agency
, its employees, and certain companies working on The Plastridge Agency
behalf have access to this information. This information may also be
disclosed to third parties without your consent if disclosure is necessary
to comply with legal processes or to protect the rights, property, or
personal safety of The Plastridge Agency , its users or the public.
We may also provide limited information about you to third parties without
your permission when necessary or appropriate to service an insurance
policy we have issued (e.g., inquiries from lien holders or additional
insureds listed on the policy) or to address claims submitted under
a policy we have issued.
What are your options regarding collection, use,
and distribution of your information?
In addition, we may, as permitted by law, provide information about
you without your permission to certain persons or organizations, such
as: your agent or broker; insurance support organizations; other insurance
companies in order to perform their function in regard to an insurance
transaction involving you (i.e. a claim); independent claim adjusters;
businesses that conduct actuarial or research studies; regulatory and
law enforcement authorities; or our affiliated companies, if any.
Any information you submit to us via written applications, our Web site's
on-line forms or e-mail is done so on a voluntary basis. When you access
our site in this manner, the collection, use, and distribution of your
information will be handled according to the terms and policies outlined
in this Privacy Statement. If you object to the collection, use, and
distribution policies outlined in this Privacy Statement, we ask that
you do not submit information.
What are your options regarding correction or storage of your information?
You may either personally see, or obtain from us by mail, the information
about you in our files. If you believe the information we have about
you in our records or files is incomplete or inaccurate, you may request
via telephone or a postal mail letter that we make any necessary additions
or corrections or, to the extent that it is feasible, that we delete
this information from our files.
Links and Co-Branded Sites
This Web site contains links to other sites. The Plastridge Agency provides
links to other sites as a convenience to persons who visit the The Plastridge
Agency web site. If you choose to use the services provided by those
sites, you may be asked by those sites to provide certain personally
identifiable information (some of which may, on an individual or aggregated
basis, be shared with The Plastridge Agency). Please be aware that The
Plastridge Agency is not responsible for the privacy practices of those
sites, even though The Plastridge Agency name or logo may appear on
those sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and
to read the Privacy Statements of each and every Web site that you visit,