BuySurety.com Privacy & Security Commitment
BuySurety.com values its relationship with you. Protecting the privacy of your information is of the greatest importance to us. As an insurance broker, we are regulated by Federal and State laws protecting the confidentiality and security of your information, as well as our use and disclosure of it. Whether you are a current, former, or potential customer, BuySurety.com treats your personal information with the same high level of confidentiality and security.
* We never sell your personal information.
* We only share your personal information as necessary to provide the surety bond products and services you have requested or to contact you about BuySurety.com’s products and services.
* We DO NOT share information with third parties for Marketing purposes unless we have your prior permission to do so. This is our pledge to you.
Our Use And Disclosure of Information
At BuySurety.com, we gather information about you that may be used to process and service your surety bond and offer you additional products and services that we think may be of interest to you, and as permitted or directed by you. Some of this may be nonpublic, personal information (information not available to the general public) that is provided by you, that we gather from transactions and communications with you, through services performed for you, that we obtain from third parties, or that we obtain through other means, all as permitted by law.
Information We Collect From You
This includes information you provide us when you apply for our products or request services, either on the Internet, by phone, or by other means. It may include information such as your name, address, residence information, telephone number, email address, vehicle information, driver’s license number, driving history, current or former surety bond application information, social security number, gender, educational background, date of birth, marital status and BuySurety.com Web pages visited. It also includes information from your communications with us such as letters, telephone calls, and emails.
Information We Collect From Third Parties
This includes information we collect from surety bond support organizations, such as consumer reporting agencies and other third parties. It includes information such as motor vehicle reports, consumer credit information, and demographic information. Information obtained from surety support organizations may be retained by such organizations and disclosed to other persons as permitted by law.
Information About Your Transactions
This includes information about your transactions with us and others, including our affiliates. It includes information such as your bond coverage levels, claims history, and billing information.
Information We Disclose
The above-described types of personal and other types of information about our current, former, or potential customers, may be disclosed, but only as permitted or required by law, or as permitted or directed by the customer or consumer.
We may disclose such information to affiliated and nonaffiliated insurance companies, insurance companies, surety companies, reinsurance companies, surety support organizations, such as consumer reporting agencies and government entities. We may also disclose information to nonaffiliated third parties that perform services or functions on our behalf including the marketing of our products or services. Further, we may also disclose information as necessary to effect, administer or enforce a transaction that you request or authorize.
The following are examples of situations in which we may disclose information:
* Your information may be passed between us and our agents, appraisers, attorneys, investigators, and others who may be involved in the sales and marketing of BuySurety.com products and services, processing of applications, and servicing of surety bonds.
* We may provide your information to others whom we determine need such information to perform surety or other professional functions for us. These may include parties helping us with administrative services and consumer reporting agencies.
* We may supply information as required by search warrant, subpoena, or legal process, with state insurance departments, or other law enforcement or government authorities when required by law, or to protect our own legal interests in the event of suspected illegal or fraudulent activities.
All of the nonaffiliated entities with which we may share your information are required to keep the information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which it was shared, except as otherwise permitted by law.
As an BuySurety.com customer, BuySurety.com will contact you regarding your bond and our products and services, such as billing notices, confirmations of changes, changes to our products, and other BuySurety.com-specific communications. You may NOT unsubscribe from these BuySurety.com-specific communications that relate to your primary usage of our service and products; and you agree to receive these if you make a purchase.
From time-to-time, BuySurety.com may contact you about third-party promotions. In addition, prior to purchasing a bond, BuySurety.com may contact you to confirm your quote or invite you to come back and get a new quote or to purchase a surety bond or other insurance. You will have the ability to unsubscribe from whichever type of communication you received.
Confidential and Secure Environment
BuySurety.com is strongly committed to protecting the confidentiality and security of your information against unauthorized access and disclosure. As examples, we use encryption technology to protect your information and only allow those with a “need to know” to ever access it. Learn more about the safeguards we have in place to protect your information, as well as choices you may make about cookies and pixels.
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BuySurety.com may modify this Policy from time to time. The current policy is always available at www.buysurety.com.