Privacy Officer: Johann Schneider
Tel. 604 603 5424 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Effective January 1, 2004 the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) came in force. This legislation sets out the rights of the consumer and duties of Canadian businesses to protect personal information.
i3 Underwriting Managers Inc. is committed to protecting the privacy of personal information for an individual.
The purpose of this Act is to make all public bodies, including financial service institutions, more accountable to the public in the way they collect, use and dispose of information.
i3 Underwriting Managers Inc. collects, creates and maintains information for the purposes of issuing, underwriting, and servicing insurance policies. The purpose of this statement is to inform the public, staff, business partners and policyholders about the legislation and to answer general questions concerning how the Act will affect the collection, use, disclosure and protection of information at i3 Underwriting Managers Inc.
We are committed to respecting the privacy rights of individuals by ensuring that their personal information is collected, used, and disclosed in an appropriate manner. We will use reasonable means to ensure that personal information is given a level of protection while being processed by a third party. Common purposes for collection include:
- Enabling the Broker or Agent to issue a new or renew an insurance policy;
- Enabling the Broker or Agent to make changes on current policies;
- Assisting customers with claims;
- Assisting a 3rd party dealing with our customers’ claims;
- Personal information on our employees for the purposes of employment (address, telephone, etc.)
We may obtain express consent for the collection, use, or disclosure of personal information OR we may determine that consent has been implied by the circumstances.