LifeSearch Limited is an Appointed Representative of LifeSearch Partners Limited, who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. FCA Registration Number 656479.
1. We may collect personal information about you from sources (if available) including:
(a) when you contact us with an enquiry or in response to a communication to us;
(b) from publicly available sources such as the electoral role;
(c) from referencing agencies that may verify your identity, in accordance with the money laundering regulations
(d) when you agree to buy a product/service from us.
2. You'd expect us to be concerned about the confidentiality and use of your personal information, and we are. We will use your personal information for purpose including:
(a) to help provide quotations, administer your policy and for compliance reviews where we have a duty to do so. We may transfer our rights and duties under any agreement in execution of your business;
(b) to keep in touch with you so that you hear about any special offers and new products that may be of interest to you. Should you have come to LifeSearch through and intermediary or introducer, they sometimes ask us to confirm who has taken up a policy from us. This allows them to monitor our performance and customer service. Generally most communication is by telephone or e-mail. In the event that you do not wish to participate in these activities, please write to the Customer Contact Team, LifeSearch Limited, 11-21 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4JU, telling us about your preferences for how we may use your personal information.
(c) from time to time, we would like to tell you about special customer promotions provided by third parties. Rest assured, we will do our very best to ensure these match your likely interests and requirements. Again, most communication is by telephone or e-mail.
To receive e-mail contact by these other organisations you MUST:
(i) call us on 020 7065 1000
(ii) e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Should you NOT wish to receive postal or telephone contact from them, then please write to the Customer Contact Team, LifeSearch Limited, 11-21 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4JU explaining your preferences so that we can suppress you from such communication.
(d) to help administer accounts, products and services for which you are a customer;
(e) to help detect fraud or loss
3. Information you supply may be used by insurance companies who provide services to LifeSearch for the purpose of administering and processing you application/account.
Your personal data will only be used for the purposes for which you provided it to LifeSearch, as indicated to you at the time you provided it to us. It will also be used to administer, support and obtain feedback on the level of our services, to prevent breaches of security, the law or our contract terms, and for direct marketing purposes. Your data may also be transferred to LifeSearch international offices and be accessed by LifeSearch personnel outside the EEA as well as within it (you should be aware that in territories outside the EEA laws and practices relating to the protection of personal data are likely to be different and in some cases may be weaker than those within the EEA). If we transfer your information outside of the EEA in this way, we will take the appropriate steps to ensure that your privacy rights continue to be protected. We comply with the stringent safeguards to protect your personal data required by law.
If you ask, we will tell you what information we hold about you and provide a copy in line with the Data Protection Act. (A fee of £5 is payable) Please write to the Customer Contact Team, LifeSearch Limited, 11-21 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4JU. You should let us know the if you think any information we hold about you is inaccurate so that we can correct it.
We will store your details on computer, but will not keep them longer than necessary.
For our joint protection and staff training , some calls may be recorded and/or monitored. This is in case we need to check we have carried out your instructions correctly and to help improve our quality of service.
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We serve cookies directly from LifeSearch so we are able to 'remember' you on any part of your journey through the LifeSearch site.
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