Transportation Specialty Underwriters

Privacy Notice

 

“TSU” means Transportation Specialty Underwriters and any and all subsidiaries, parent companies, and/or affiliate operations. This Privacy Statement applies to all TSU affiliates and subsidiaries. If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should contact TSU using the contact information included at the end of this statement.

TSU considers the protection of your privacy to be very important. Our goal is to treat any personal information you provide TSU with the utmost respect and in strict accordance with this Privacy Policy. Any personally identifying information you provide is voluntary.

TSU is strongly committed to protecting the privacy and security of its brokers and agents using TSU interactive products and services, as well as the visitors to its site. We want to contribute to providing a safe and secure environment for brokers, agents, and consumers. The purpose of our privacy policy is to inform you, our welcomed visitor, how we will use the information received through the TSU websites.

 

Visit to Transportation Specialty Underwriters website

TSU collects information during your visit to a TSU website through the use of cookie technology. A cookie is a piece of programming information contained in a very small text file that is placed in your internet browser or elsewhere on your hard drive. You can control acceptance of cookies by modifying your internet browser preferences. Please note, should you choose to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or part of TSU’s websites and may be unable to use those services or engage in activities that require the placement of a cookie. TSU uses cookies to distinguish visitors to TSU websites and to help TSU compile aggregate statistics to determine the number of visitors, to ensure the sites are working properly, and to help make TSU sites more useful.

 

Agency Marketing Agreement

The information obtained in TSU’s Agency Marketing Agreement and all of the supporting documentation provided to become an agent/broker of our products is kept confidential. It is not TSU’s practice to share this information with other companies or industry sources. If you are submitting an Agency Marketing Agreement and supporting documentation via TSU’s website you are doing so through a third-party vendor, which has its own specific privacy and terms of use policy.

 

Insurance Quote, Application, and Information Request Forms

TSU website insurance quote request forms and information request forms may require you to provide TSU with contact information (such as names, e-mail and postal address), unique identifiers (such as social security number), and demographic information (such as zip code and age).

Contact information from information and insurance quote forms is used to contact customers, when necessary. This data is necessary for the processing of, and future identification of, insurance quotes and confirmation of mailing addresses, and is used solely for those purposes. Information is never given, sold, rented or leased to third parties for any purpose, except to TSU affiliated business or to third-party providers acting on TSU’s behalf.

IMPORTANT: please note that NO coverage is changed or bound until approved by the carrier and written confirmation is sent to you. Coverage cannot be assumed if you do not receive confirming documentation from our office.

 

Security

TSU will safeguard, according to prudent security standards, your confidential information. A fundamental element of safeguarding your confidential information is to provide protection against unauthorized access or use of this information. TSU maintains physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable guidelines to guard your confidential information against unauthorized access or use. TSU employees are limited in the access they have to information about you to what is reasonably necessary to complete their responsibilities, to maintain your accounts, to complete a transaction that you authorized, to notify you of new products and services, or otherwise meet your needs. They are subject to a corporate code of ethics and other policies that require maintaining the confidentiality of customer information.

 

External Websites

Through tsuins.com, you may link to websites operated by TSU and its subsidiaries and affiliates in various jurisdictions. If any TSU subsidiary or affiliate website has its own specific privacy policy, the provisions of that specific policy will prevail. This site may contain links to other sites not affiliated or controlled by TSU and/or related subsidiaries or affiliates. TSU shall not be responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such non-affiliated linked websites.

You can engage TSU through social media websites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter or through features on tsuins.com that integrate with social media websites. If you use these websites or features, we will be able to access basic account information from your social media profile (e.g., name, email address, photo, gender, birthday, city, the posts or the “likes” you make). This information is used to improve the content and operation of TSU’s websites.

When you post comments, remember that other Internet users will be able to see those posts. You can control the information that you share via the privacy settings of the social media websites. Each social media website has its own policy for sharing information with companies. To learn more about their policy practices, we encourage you to read their privacy policies.

TSU may disclose the personal information among its affiliated business. However, TSU will not sell, rent or lease your personal information. Due to the global nature of services provided by TSU, the personal information provided may be transferred, used, stored and otherwise processed outside the jurisdiction where the information was submitted.

Individuals may have certain rights of access to personal information held by TSU and to have such data corrected where incorrect. Please contact TSU using the contact information provide on this website.