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We Care About Our Customers' Privacy
Bristol West values our customer's privacy. Because
it is Bristol West’s goal to provide you with superior
products and service, we sometimes need to collect
information about you. We want you to understand what
information we collect and how we use it. This
“nonpublic personal information” is generally provided
by you or obtained by us in connection with you
transacting business with us. We may collect “nonpublic
personal information” from the following sources:
- Information we receive from you on applications or
- Information about your transactions with us, our
affiliates, or others; and
- Information we receive from a consumer-reporting
The following is the Bristol West Holdings,
Inc.'s Privacy Pledge to our customers.
- We will safeguard, according to strict standards
of security and confidentiality, any information our
customers share with us.
- We will limit the collection and use of customer
information to the minimum we require to deliver
superior service to our customers, which includes
advising our customers about our products, services
and other opportunities, and to administer our
- We will permit only authorized employees, who are
trained in the proper handling of customer
information, to have access to that information.
Employees who violate our Privacy Pledge will be
subject to our normal disciplinary
- We will reveal customer information to
nonaffiliated third parties only when it is necessary
to effect, administer or enforce your transaction with
us, or in connection with the servicing of your
- We will always maintain control over the
confidentiality of our customer information.
- Whenever we hire other organizations to provide
support services, we will require them to conform to
our privacy standards and allow us to audit them for
- For purposes of credit reporting, verification and
risk management, we will exchange information about
our customers with reputable reference sources and
clearing house services.
- We will not use or share, internally or
externally, personally identifiable medical
information for any purpose other than underwriting or
administration of a customer's policy, claim, or
account, or as disclosed to the customer when the
information is collected, or to which the customer
- We will attempt to keep customer files complete,
up-to-date, and accurate. We will tell our customers
how and where to conveniently access their account
information (except when we're prohibited to do so by
law), and how to notify us about errors, which we will
- If you decide to discontinue your relationship
with us, we will continue to adhere to the privacy
policies and practices described in this notice.
Opt Out Rights
If you prefer that we do not disclose nonpublic
personal information about you to nonaffiliated third
parties with respect to your policy of insurance with
us, you may opt out of these disclosures, that is, you
may direct us not to make those disclosures (other than
disclosures permitted by law). If you wish to opt out of
disclosures to nonaffiliated third parties, you may
detach and fill out the form below. You may also contact
us via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contacts via e-mail should include your name, address
and policy number.
It is only necessary to notify
us once of your intention to opt out.