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Privacy policy

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website:

This site is operated by Globeshield International Limited

Crown House Business Centre
North Circular Road
London
NW10 7PN

In using this web site and parts of the engine and booking request, you consent to the collection and use of your information in the ways described below.

If you have any questions or comments about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealings with the site please e-mail us insure@globeshield.co.uk

We will require some personal information such as your
  • a)   name
  • b)   e-mail address
  • c)   postal address
  • d)   credit/debit card number and expiry date
  • e)   telephone number

in order to reserve the required products/services, to send you details of that confirmation and if necessary to inform you of updates or changes to your insurance/travel plans. We may also use your contact details to inform you of our products/services including special offers that we think may be of interest to you.

If you do not want us to use your personal information to send details of our products to you please let us know in an email to insure@globeshield.co.uk

We do not pass details of your personal information to third parties except as described in Sharing Information below.

We request information from you on our order/registration forms. Here, you must provide contact information - name/postal delivery address/telephone number - and financial information - credit/debit card number/expiry date - this information is used for billing purposes and to complete your orders. If we have trouble processing a request this contact information is used to get in touch with you. We would use your telephone number only if we needed to contact you urgently if you had made a mistake entering your details.

We store your name/e-mail address/postal address/telephone number details for:
  • i)   in the event that modifications or amendments may be necessary to existing insurance,
  • ii)   in order to make your next order/renewal quicker
  • iii)   to send details of our products to you from time to time, unless you have informed us that you do not want to receive those details.

We store your information for as long as we need to do so in order to fulfil our legal obligations or in order to keep you informed of our products. We use your information to create generic information, which we then use for market and commercial analysis. This generic information does not identify you personally.

Sharing information

Information is shared with

  • (a)   our bank
  • (b)   involved third parties

a) When paying by credit or by debit card we pass your card details to our bank for authorisation of the transaction and for payment.

b) We may disclose your information to suppliers, booking agents and retailers/hotels who will use your information in the ways described above in this privacy statement. We will provide only the information necessary to ensure the successful fulfilment of your insurance/travel arrangements. You should be aware that the supplier/involved third party may not be subject to data protection laws.

c) Apart from sharing your information as mentioned above, we do not disclose your details to any other person without your consent unless there is an emergency situation that requires it or we are legally required to do so.

d) Internet payments made through the WorldPay network will necessitate your personal and credit card details being processed by and retained by WorldPay. In these events we do not have any access or control over the use, storage or security of your credit card details. However, we would point out that WorldPay is part of the Royal Bank of Scotland and as such they utilise the very best in security and encryption techniques.

Links

This site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites - this privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this site.

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All your information is restricted in our offices and only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. All employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices with regular quarterly updates or whenever new policies are added.

Changes to our privacy statement

Any material changes in the way we use personal information will be described in future versions of this privacy statement.

By ordering/insuring with us you agree that our privacy statement, current at the time of your most recent order/booking, shall apply to all your information, whether given to us at the time of that order/booking or at the time of earlier orders/bookings.

If at any time we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated in the privacy statement applicable to your information, we will notify you by way of an e-mail and request your approval.

In addition to the privacy statement, you may wish to also take time to read our terms & conditions.