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Privacy Policy

At Travelbility, we take care to protect the privacy of visitors to our Website. We have taken steps to safeguard the confidentiality of information which identifies you ('personal information') against unauthorised access, amendment or deletion and to ensure access is only granted to appropriate persons and only to the extent necessary.

We have provided this Privacy Policy to help you understand how we collect and use your personal information when you visit our website.

What information do we collect and how?
Personal information is collected on this site when you register on certain parts of the Website, when you use certain pages, and when you send us an email. The information that we collect via this website may include:-

  • Any personal details that you type in and submit such as your name, address, e-mail address, date of birth, lifestyle and other information.
  • Data that allows us to remember you, any interests that you have recorded and how you use this website. This saves you from re-keying information when you return to the site and allows us to arrange our website content to match your preferred interests.
  • We use "cookies" to collect this data. A "cookie" is a message given to a web browser by a web server. The message is then stored by the browser in a text file called cookie.txt. Each time the browser requests a page from the server, this message is sent back. A cookie's main objective is to identify users and personalise their visit by customising web pages for them, for example by welcoming them by name next time they visit the same site. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings of your web browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive facilities of our site if cookies are disabled.
  • Your IP address (this is your computer's individual identification number for internet connection) that is automatically logged by our web server. This is used to note your interest in our website.
  • Your preferences and use of e-mail updates that are recorded by e-mails we send you (only if you have selected to receive e-mail updates on products and offers).

What do we do with your information?
Any personal information that we obtain from this website will be collected and used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable UK legislation. The information we collect may be used:-

  • For the purposes of insurance administration by us, our agents, by our business associates and may be disclosed to regulatory bodies for the purposes of monitoring and/or enforcing our compliance with any regulatory requirements.
  • To offer policy renewal (if you have taken out a policy that can be renewed).
  • For research and statistical purposes.
  • For the investigation of or prevention of crime.
  • For credit checking purposes.

In assessing any claims you make against a policy (if applicable), we or our agents may undertake checks against publicly available information about you such as electoral roll, county court judgements, bankruptcy orders or repossessions. Your information may also be shared with other insurers either directly or via those acting for us for example, loss adjusters and investigators.

Marketing
Travelbility and its agents may use your information to keep you informed by e-mail or direct mail about insurance and financial products and services that may be of interest to you. Your information may also be disclosed and used for these purposes after your insurance policy has lapsed.

You can contact us at any time to have your details removed from lists used by us for direct marketing purposes.

Your right to change your personal information
You can ask us to update or remove your personal information by e-mail or by writing to the Customer Services Team the details of which are on our website under contact us.

You also have the right to request a copy of all the personal information we hold about you. To do this, simply write to us at the following address enclosing a cheque for 10.00 payable to Travelbility to cover our administrative costs in dealing with your request:-

The Compliance Officer
Travelbility
Peregrine House
Falconry Court
Bakers Lane
Epping
Essex
CM16 5DQ

We will take all reasonable steps to confirm your identity before providing you with details of any personal information we may hold about you.

Information security
You should also be aware that communications over the internet, such as e-mails, are not secure unless they have been encrypted. Travelbility cannot accept responsibility for any unauthorised access or loss of personal information that is beyond our control.

Further information
If you have any queries with regard to any of the above please call 01992 566945.

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