Unicorn Underwriting Limited is committed to protecting all personal data it holds irrespective of where it is located.
We recognise that the lawful and correct treatment of personal data is very important to successful operations and to maintaining our customers’ confidence in ourselves. Any personal data which we collect, record or use in any way whether it is held on paper, on computer or other media will have appropriate safeguards applied to it to ensure that we comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679
Unicorn Underwriting Limited uses a self-assessment approach to assure compliance with the GDPR, and will periodically verify that this Privacy Notice is accurate, comprehensive for the information intended to be covered, prominently displayed, and is completely implemented and accessible.
Information we will collect (for insurance purposes)
Unicorn Underwriting as a (re)insurance broker will collect and use relevant information from clients or third parties about you, insured persons or beneficiaries to provide the insurance cover you require and to meet any legal obligations.
This information includes details such as names, addresses and contact details and any other personal information that we collect in connection with placing your insurance cover. We will only disclose your personal information in connection with the (re)insurance cover that we look to place with (re)insurers.
This may include sensitive information such as: physical or mental health; or a criminal record. You do not need to supply this information unless it is explicitly required. We will only use sensitive data for the purposes of providing insurance cover.
In order to effect insurance cover your information may be shared with, and used by, a number of third parties in the insurance sector for example, (re)insurers, agents or brokers, loss adjusters, sub-contractors, regulators, law enforcement agencies, fraud and crime prevention and detection agencies and compulsory insurance databases.
Information we will collect (for e.g. Job Applications)
Where you may apply for a role at Unicorn Underwriting the fact sheet in the link below explains the information we collect; why we collect it; how we use it; who will have access to it; how long we will keep it and your rights.
What will we do with your information?
Personal data will not be used for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except where required by law. Personal data will be retained only if necessary for the fulfilment of those purposes.
Unicorn Underwriting Limited will:
- apply strict checks to determine the length of time personal data is held
- ensure that the rights of individuals about whom the personal data is held, can be fully exercised
- take appropriate security measures to safeguard personal data
- ensure that personal data is not transferred outside the EU without suitable safeguards.
We have a responsible marketing policy and do not give details of our customers or related individuals to any other company. We may contact customers by mail, e-mail or telephone with details of products and services offered by Unicorn Underwriting Limited.
Europe & GDPR
In Europe and the UK, the lawful basis forUnicorn Underwriting Limited processing your personal data is where there is a legitimate interest and adheres to the 6 principles of data protection which state that personal data must be:
- processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to individuals;
- collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes; further processing for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes shall not be incompatible with the initial purposes;
- adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed;
- accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date; every reasonable step must be taken to ensure that personal data that are inaccurate, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed, are erased or rectified without delay;
- kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed; personal data may be stored for longer periods insofar as the personal data will be processed solely for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes subject to implementation of the appropriate technical and organisational measures required by the GDPR in order to safeguard the rights and freedoms of individuals; and
- processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures.
Further details of GDPR regulations can be found at the Information Commissioner’s Office website https://ico.org.uk/
Privacy & Cookies
When using the public parts of our website you are not required to provide us with any personal information, except when you expressly submit such information, for example to send a job application form to us. We do not monitor or collect any personally identifiable information from you on your use of the public parts of our website: our monitoring may track the number of visits to the site or a particular page but this tracking will not identify an individual user.
Access to your information
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, or would like to correct or remove information you believe is inaccurate, please email or write to us (see “Our commitment to you below).
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Changes to our privacy statement
We keep our privacy statement under review and will place any updates on this web page. This statement was last reviewed in September 2018.
Our commitment to you
Unicorn Underwriting Limited commits to answer any queries about your privacy and its collection or use of your Personal Information and encourages interested persons to raise any concerns using the contact details below.
UK and Europe:
Data Protection Office
Unicorn Underwriting Limited
107 Leadenhall Street
Unicorn Underwriters Limited is registered in England and Wales, company registration number 1514749. Registered office 107 Leadenhall Street, London EC3A 4AF.