On-Line Consumer Policy:
a.Notice Title V of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act(“GLBA”) generally prohibits any financial institution, directly or through its affiliates, from sharing nonpublic personal information about you with a non-affiliated third party unless the institution provides you with a notice of its privacy policies and practices, such as the type of information that it collects about you and the categories of persons or entities to whom it may be disclosed. In compliance with the GLBA, we are providing you with this document, which notifies you of the privacy policies and practices of Keep Insurance and any subsidiaries and/or affiliates (“Keep”). You also have a right to prevent us from sharing nonpublic personal information about you with a non-affiliated third party for any purpose that is not specifically authorized by law.Your right to prevent us from sharing nonpublic personal information about you with a non-affiliated third party for a purpose that is not specifically authorized by law is called your right to “opt out” of such information sharing.
b.Privacy Polices and Practices
ii.Information We May Disclose to Third Parties We may disclose all of the information that we collect about you, as described above.
iii.Non-Affiliated Third Parties to Whom Disclosures May be Made, and Right to “Opt-Out” we may disclose nonpublic personal information about you to the following types of third parties, unless you tell us not to:(a) insurance companies; (b) companies through which we market your account including, insurance brokers, insurance agents, general agents, wholesale brokers and surplus lines brokers; (c) financial service providers; (d) mortgage bankers and/or brokers; (e) financing companies; (f) search companies; (g) claim adjusters and/or investigators; (h) governmental entities as may be required by law; (I) persons or entities as required by subpoena or court order; (j) fulfillment service providers; and (k) companies through which we have marketing agreements.We may also disclose nonpublic personal information about you to non-affiliated third parties as permitted by law.However, if you prefer that we not disclose nonpublic personal information about you to non-affiliated third parties, you may “opt out” of those disclosures, that is you may direct us not to make those disclosures, by making a written request to “opt out” of any disclosure of nonpublic personal information to non-affiliated third parties, signed by yourself or an authorized individual, and mailing the request to: Keep Insurance, 27 Cleveland Street, Valhalla, New York 1059; Att’n: Administrative Coordinator.
2.Fair Credit Reporting Act
a.Notice Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, if non-transactional information is shared with affiliates, we must describe the information that may be shared, indicate what affiliates may receive this information, and afford you of the right to “opt-out” of such information sharing.
b.Policies and Procedures
I.Information We Can Share With Affiliates We may share with our affiliated companies information about you including: (a) information we obtained from your insurance application, such as your income or your marital status; (b) information we obtained from a consumer report, such as your credit score or credit history; (c) information we obtain to verify representations made by you, such as your open lines of credit; and (d) information we obtain from a person or entity regarding its employment, credit or other relationship with you, such as your employment history.
ii.Our Affiliated Companies Who May Receive This Information These are companies wholly or partly owned by Keep Insurance, or otherwise affiliated with Keep Insurance, which engage in agency and brokerage operations.
iii.Right to Opt-Out If you prefer that we do not share this information with our affiliated companies, you may direct us not to share this information by doing the following: send a written request to “opt out” of any disclosure of nonpublic personal information to affiliated companies, signed by yourself or an authorized individual, and mailing the request to: Keep Insurance, 27 Cleveland Street, Valhalla, New York 10595; Att’n: Administrative Coordinator.
3.Practices Regarding Confidentiality and Security We restrict access to no npublic personal information about you to those persons who need to know that information in order to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical electronic procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.
4.Reservation of Right to Disclose Information in Certain Circumstances In connection with any potential sale or transfer of its interest, Keep Insurance and its subsidiaries and/or affiliates reserve the right to sell or transfer your information (including but not limited to your name, address, age, sex, zip code, state and country of residence, and other information you have provided) to a third-party entity that: (a) concentrates its business in a similar practice or service; (b) agrees to be successor in interest with regard to the maintenance and protection of the information collected; and (c) agrees to the obligations of this privacy statement.
5. Use of Credit Information In the course of processing an application for insurance, credit information may be obtained and utilized. Such information may also be obtained and utilized for processing policy renewals. In the event an adverse action is taken based on such information, the insurance carrier (or Keep Insurance if so designated by the carrier) will provide notification that such action has been taken.
6. Internet Information Keep and any affiliated insurance carriers or brokers whose products are provided through our site are the owners of the information collected on this site.
Keep may share aggregate information about our users with advertisers, business partners, sponsors and other third parties, though such summary information will not identify any specifics related to you. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. We may use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the website, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We may use a cookie to store information about individual website users. Our website registration form requires users to give us contact information (like their name and email address) and demographic information. When you order a product, we need to know, and therefore collect, your contact information (like your name, address, and e-mail address), certain financial information and all information supplied in determining your ratability under the policy you purchase and the terms of such policy. Additionally, we retain a record of all information provided by you in your application as is the general practice in the insurance industry. Our website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that Keep is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.
7. Policy Changes Any amendment to this Policy shall be posted on this page, and shall be effective as of the time of posting, unless otherwise specified.