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Privacy Statement

Our organisation and web-site Privacy Statement

Modern information and communication technologies play a fundamental role in the activities of an organisation like Click2protect UK Limited.

Our principal activity is, Insurance intermediary. Our privacy policy covers Click2protect UK Limited and it’s web-sites including car2cover.co.uk.

Providing visitors with anonymous access

You can access our web-site home-page and browse our site without disclosing your personal data. Our web-site does not enable our visitors to communicate with other visitors or to post information to be accessed by others. Our web-site does not include links to third party web service providers.

Automatic collection of information

When you visit our website, we download a ‘cookie’ to your computer. A cookie identifies your computer (by what is known as an IP address) to our server. Cookies are commonly used on the internet – and contain no personal information about you. The cookie enables us to retain your profile as you navigate our site, and prevents the need to re-collect information about you or your desired purchases. We do not automatically log personal data nor do we link information automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific individuals.

Data collection and purpose specification

We collect the personal data that you may volunteer while using our services. This information is collected lawfully and in accordance with the Data Protection Act. We do our best to ensure that your details are accurate and kept up to date and we ask you to assist us in doing so by notifying us of any changes to your personal information. We will only use your information for the purposes that you would reasonably anticipate and unless you have informed us to the contrary, we may contact you by e-mail letting you know about new products which we believe may be of interest to you and keeping you informed of new developments within the motor related insurance industry. We will always ensure that you are given the option to opt out of any further communication and we do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organisations.

Disclosure and visitor choice

We may disclose your personal data to our subsidiaries, where we feel they offer a product or service which may be of interest to you. We do not disclose your personal data to any other organisations unless you purchase an insurance from us. In these cases your details are passed to the insurer, strictly for claims handling and policy administration only.

On-line security

The Padlock – If you see the padlock in the bottom right-hand corner of your browser status bar you know that a digital certificate has been installed onto this website and that SSL encryption is in place. This means that information being transmitted between your web browser and the web server you are connected to on the Internet is safe from being tampered with. Payments to car2cover.co.uk are made through Secure Trading and Barclaycard Merchant Services, providing a secure on-line payment process. You can make a payment with your Debit or Credit.  All our employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors’ personal data.

Access to the personal data we may hold about you

You can ask us, by sending an email to mail@car2cover.co.uk whether we are keeping personal data about you.

We will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data which we keep about you within a month. We will require prior proof of your identity. We will provide the information at a charge of £5.00.

We allow you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate, you may have the data erased, rectified/amended or completed. We reserve the right to refuse to provide our visitors with a copy of their personal data – but will give reasons for our refusal. We do, however, allow you to challenge our decision to refuse to provide you with a copy of your personal data.

Privacy compliance

In order to demonstrate that our privacy policy accords with all the above, we are subject to an independent Data Protection Authority supervision. Our registration reference number with the Information Commissioners Office is ZA118546. More information can be found at www.ico.org.uk. Alternatively, you could write to the Information Commissioners Office at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, or call them on 0303 123 1113.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will take effect only after the revised privacy statement is available on this site.