- PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal information, for the purpose of this document, means all information specific to you, which is provided to Bosch Assurance Brokers online – in other words, information that identifies you. This includes for, example, the following personal information that you may provide to Bosch Assurance Brokers:
1.1 your name and surname;
1.3 marital status;
1.4 identity number;
1.5 date of birth;
1.6 email address; and
1.7 contact number(s).
Bosch Assurance Brokers values the information you choose to provide and that which we collect from you, and will take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or unauthorised alteration. In terms of legislation, information will be provided to your insurer. Information relating to you is stored in databases that have built-in safeguards to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of that information. Please note, however, that Bosch Assurance Brokers cannot guarantee the security of any personal information that you disclose online. Whenever you use this website, complete a quotation or application form or contact us electronically, we will process and collect your personal information. Bosch Assurance Brokers will use your personal information only as appropriate in the normal course of business. The following are reasons why we would collect your personal information:
1.1 to identify you;
1.2 to process your instructions to us;
1.3 to manage your policy/ies;
1.4 compliance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa;
1.5 detecting fraud; and/or
1.6 direct marketing to you via email or telephone.
Bosch Assurance Brokers does not permit the selling or providing of personal information to third parties for independent use. At Bosch Assurance Brokers we may, however, share your personal information with our partners if that information is required to provide you with the product or services requested by you. Our business partners will adhere to using your personal information as directed by Bosch Assurance Brokers. We will disclose your personal information when required to do so:
1.7 by any regulatory authority (such as the Financial Services Board) for the various financial sectors;
1.8 to comply with any regulation passed under relevant legislation, or any legal process;
1.9 to protect and defend Bosch Assurance Brokers’ rights and property (including Bosch Assurance Brokers’ intellectual property); or
1.10 when you have expressly authorised Bosch Assurance Brokers to do so.
You have the right to access your own personal information that Bosch Assurance Brokers keeps about you by following the procedures available under Bosch Assurance Brokers’ Promotion of Access to Information Act manual available from Bosch Assurance Brokers’ website.
- ONLINE ADVERTISING
Bosch Assurance Brokers engages third parties that help it deliver its banner advertisements and other online communications. The third parties may collect and use information about Bosch Assurance Brokers’ customers that is limited to web browser behaviour to help us understand the offers, promotions, and types of advertising that are most appealing to its customers. The information they collect is aggregated and cannot be linked to a person or any specific information about that person. If you do not wish your personal information to be used in this way, please notify us.
2.1 Third party vendors, including Google and DoubleClick, show Bosch Assurance Brokers’ ads on internet sites.
- FINAL COMMENTS