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Privacy Policy

About this Privacy Policy

Compare Market Insurance is registered in the UK with the company number (09371162). We respect the privacy of the visitors who visit our site. This privacy policy applies to all the users of our website and/or all of our comparison services.

It is important that you read this privacy policy carefully without fail so that you can know how and why we use your personal information. Make sure that you use our website or services after you accept our Privacy Policy or our Terms and Conditions.

1. Where is this Privacy Policy applied?

This policy is applied to the information which we hold on about you. Read the following to know what it includes:

  • The personal details you provide during the purchase of any quotes such as name, your age and your other contact details.
  • The details you provide to us when you join the prize events, any competitions or while providing any reviews.
  • The details which we obtain from the third party sites. For instance, it may be from the providers if you purchase any insurance policy after getting the quote from our site.
  • The details we collect about how you use our site like traffic and data usage.

2. Confidentiality of your personal information

As we hold your personal information, we are responsible for how we use it. We follow the data protection law in the terms where we use and share your details. We use your details lawfully and fairly only to the extent for its necessary. We will take all the proper precautions to protect your personal information.

3. How we use your personal information?

We use your personal information in the following ways:

  • We use it to provide you with the best service as per your request.
  • For research purposes, like for analysing the market development and how our customers use the site and pages which are mostly visited.
  • During the transaction process between the third-party and you.
  • To track the number of products sold.
  • And mostly to communicate with you for the confirmation of your purchased quote, reviews, new product launch and also for renewal reminders.

4. With whom do we share your personal information with?

When you use our service we may disclose your personal information to the following parties:

  • Providers: This includes the companies who provide you with a quote for their products or services. When they use your details they will act as a data controller and make sure to act according to the privacy policy. Some of the providers use it for analytical reasons.
  • Data Processors: In order to best service to you we use third-parties to process all your personal information. This is to make it easier to get you the best quotes.
  • Government and Regulartory bodies: We have to provide your details to the government or regulatory bodies like FCA( Financial Conduct Authority) for monitoring the compliance. This is a legal responsibility of us.

5. How do providers use your personal information?

When we transfer your personal data to the third-party providers, they will help you to find the best-suited quote for you. They will act as data controllers when the information is shared with them. They also share your details with some of the databases which have a history of incidents reported to providers by customers and third-party claims to prevent any frauds.

6. For how long we will retain your personal details?

Unless there is a need to retain the details or which law permits, we will hold your personal details. We only hold it for a period of time necessary to fulfil purposes of the privacy policy or until you request for the deletion of the data. Even if we delete it, there may be a backup in our system for legal and regulatory processes.

7. What are the privacy rights?

We respect that your personal information must be protected. So, here we provide you all the information about under what rights your data is protected.

  • Right of Access: You have all the rights to know whether we are processing your personal information or not. If processed, you can also request a copy of it.
  • Right to Rectification: If you find that your personal details are inaccurate or incomplete you have the right to request to rectify it.
  • Right to Erasure: You have the right to ask us to delete all your personal information that we hold. We will erase it due to your request, in exception for some limitations prescribed by the law.
  • Right of Objection: You can object to the processing of your personal details while we process it. We will stop processing it until it is necessary.
  • Right to Restriction: You the rights to block us from using your personal details or limit the way we use it.
  • Right to Data Portability: It aims to enable customers to request us for the transfer of their personal data to you or third-party in a commonly-used format or machine-readable format.

8. How we provide security?

We do our best to secure the personal information you disclose to us. We provide a high priority in protecting and handling the data in compliance with accepted standards. Also, we ensure that our site helps you to keep the information safely. But, we can’t guarantee or provide security of any personal details which you share with us because you do it at your own risk. By using our site you are responsible for any interior risks of providing your personal information online and we are not responsible for any violation of security.

9. Will there be any changes in this Privacy Policy?

We reserve the right to update the Privacy Policy in the future. You should make sure that you check this Privacy Policy page each time you visit this site for any queries or purchase.