data protection notice
To read Snowcard's privacy statement follow this link https://www.snowcard.co.uk/privacy-policy
Collecting your information
We collect a variety of personal information about you including your name, address, contact details, date of birth,credit history, criminal offences, claims information andIP address (which is a unique number identifying your computer). Where relevant, we also collect special categories of personal information (which was previously known as sensitive personal information) such as details regarding yourhealth. We also collect information from a number of different sources for example: publically available sources such as social media and networking sites; third party databases available to the insurance industry; firms, loss adjusters and/or suppliers appointed in the process of handling a claim.
Using your information
The main reason we collect your personal information and/or special categories of personal information is because we need it to provide you with the appropriate insurance quotation, policy and price as well as manage your policy such as handling a claim or issuing documentation to you. Our assessment of your insurance application may involve an automated decision to determine whether we are able to provide you with a quotation and/or the price. If you object to this being done, then we will not be able to provide you with insurance.
We will also use your information where we feel there is a justifiable reason for doing so for example: to prevent and detect fraud and financial crime (which may include processes which profile you); collecting information regarding yourpast policies; carrying out research and analysis (including profiling); and recording and monitoring calls.
If you have given us information about someone else, you would have confirmed that you have their permission to do so.
Sharing your information
We share your information with a number of different organisations which include, but are not limited to: other insurers; regulatory bodies; carefully selected third parties providing a service to us or on our behalf; fraud prevention and credit reference agencies and other companies, for example, when we are trialling their products and services which we think may improve our service to you or our business processes.Unless required to by law, we would never share your personal data without the appropriate care and necessarysafeguards being in place.
Keeping your information
Use and storage of your information overseas
Your information may be transferred to, stored and processed outside the European Economic Area (EEA). We will not transfer your information outside the EEA unless it is to a country which is considered to have equivalent data protection laws or we have taken all reasonable steps to ensure the firm has suitable standards in place to protect your information.