As a current customer of our agency, we take this opportunity to both thank you and share with you the importance in which we hold the privacy and confidentiality of your insurance and personal information.
MAHOMET INSURANCE CENTRE, INC., as a member of the financial services industry, has been and continues to be subject to federal and state privacy laws regarding the collection and exchange of your insurance information. Title V of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) generally prohibits any financial institution, directly or through its affiliates, from sharing nonpublic personal information about you with a non-affiliated third party unless the institution provides you with a notice of its privacy policies and practices, such as the type of information that we collect about you and the categories of persons or entities to whom it may be disclosed. In compliance with the GLBA, we are providing you with this document, which notifies you of the privacy policies and practices of MAHOMET INSURANCE CENTRE, INC.
Working with you, MAHOMET INSURANCE CENTRE, INC. gathers the necessary information from you and other public and insurance sources to execute the insurance market search and placement for the insurance coverages your needs/risk exposures require. We collect nonpublic personal information about you from the following sources:
1) Information we receive from you on applications or other forms; 2) Information about your transactions with us, our affiliates or others; and 3) Information we receive from a consumer-reporting agency.
In doing so, MAHOMET INSURANCE CENTRE, INC. exchanges such information only with other insurance related parties that are similarly obligated under state and federal privacy laws and have in place the appropriate procedures to keep all treatments and exchanges of your information with in the requirements of these laws.
We may disclose the following kinds of nonpublic personal information about you to them:
1) Information we receive from you on applications or other forms, such as your name, address, social security number, assets, income, and beneficiary information; 2) Information about your transactions with us, our affiliates or others, such as your policy coverage, premiums, and payment history; and 3) Information we receive from a consumer-reporting agency, such as your creditworthiness and credit history.
We may disclose all of the information we collect, as described above as permitted by law.
We do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about our customers or former customers to anyone, except as permitted by law. Moreover, we do not disclose any nonpublic information to any third parties.
And as we place your insurance with these carriers, both our agency and the carriers work together (as well as individually) to retain uses for only those activities required to underwrite, issue and services your policy of insurance, as well as conduct claims activities should that be necessary on your behalf. We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those employees who need to know that information to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.
We know that you have other choices when it comes to insurance and financial services. That is why we at MAHOMET INSURANCE CENTRE, INC. appreciate your decision to place your insurance and financial service needs with us. We value you and your business, and look forward to a continuing client relationship with you. MAHOMET INSURANCE CENTRE, INC. wants to earn your partnership to explore your insurance and financial service needs, determine the various placement options that may respond to these needs and over time build the type of financial service portfolio you need to secure your family needs and assets.