PRIVACY POLICY

Welcome to the www.FreelancersInsuranceCo.com website (the "Site"). The Site is owned and operated by Freelancers Insurance Company ("FIC"). This Privacy Policy describes our general principles for the collection and use of personal information.   

1.  Acceptance of Agreement

By accessing, using or browsing the Site, you agree to the collection and use of your information by FIC in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Site. FIC reserves the right to change the terms of this Privacy Policy. Any changes will be posted on this page. FIC encourages you to check this page regularly. Your continued use of the Site following any changes to this Privacy Policy will constitute your agreement to such changes.

2.  Information FIC Collects

FIC may collect "personally identifiable information" from you, such as your name, email address, phone number and date of birth. FIC will collect personally identifiable information from you when you voluntarily give FIC the information, such as when you enroll on the Site, complete a survey, or otherwise communicate with the Site.

FIC may also collect demographic information that you provide it via surveys or otherwise, such as your zip code, age, or income level.

FIC may collect "non-personally identifiable information," such as your IP address and browsing patterns. FIC uses IP addresses to help diagnose problems with its servers, to administer the Site, and to gather broad demographic information. FIC collects such information from you by “passive” means, such as through the use of cookies and other tracking technologies. Many Internet services deliver cookies to people who visit their websites in order to make their services more convenient and personalized. FIC may use session ID cookies to confirm that users are logged in. These cookies terminate once the user closes the browser. FIC may also use a persistent cookie that stores your information to make it easier for you to login when you come back to the Site. You can remove or block this cookie using the settings in your browser if you want to disable this convenience feature. The Site is not intended for use by children. FIC will not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information submitted by visitors to the Site who are under the age of 18.

3.  How FIC Uses Your Information

FIC will use your personally identifiable information to create accounts, to send updates, to respond to your requests, to provide online technical support and troubleshooting, for customer service, and for general internal business purposes. FIC may also combine your personally identifiable information with information about you that is provided to FIC by your insurance product’s third-party administrator, such as insurance plan and dependent information. The user name and password you create during registration is used to sign-in to the password-protected area of the Site and linked third-party websites.

Unless you tell it not to, FIC may use your personally identifiable information to contact you with information FIC thinks you may be interested in. If you do not want to receive this information, contact us. Email messages will also provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of receiving this information. Please note that changes to your preferences may not be effective immediately.

FIC may use third party contractors to help it operate its business and the Site or administer activities on its behalf, and may share your information with these contractors for those limited purposes.

Except for those third parties specified herein, FIC will not share your personally identifiable information with third parties, unless you allow it to.

FIC uses non-personally identifiable information for internal purposes and to help it interact with visitors to the Site. FIC may also share non-personally identifiable information in the aggregate form with third parties to illustrate trends and patterns.

If FIC is sold to or merges with another company, or declares bankruptcy, some or all of the information collected from you may be transferred to a third party as a result of the transfer of assets. FIC may also disclose your information when it determines it is necessary to comply with applicable laws or protect its interests or safety or the interests or safety of other visitors to the Site.

4.  Special Rules Applicable to FIC Enrollees

Any personally identifiable information you provide to FIC in your capacity as an enrollee of FIC or an applicant for FIC insurance products is subject to special privacy protection under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA") and other applicable state and federal privacy laws. A description of how FIC may use and disclose this information if provided in FIC's Notice of Privacy Practices.

5.  Links

The Site may contain links to other websites of entities that are not necessarily affiliated with FIC. FIC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.


6.  How to Access or Correct Information

You can review, change or delete your personal information by logging into the FIC account or by emailing/phoning customer service.

7.  Security

Protecting your information is important to FIC. FIC uses industry standard technology to protect the security of your information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while FIC is committed to protecting your information, FIC cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to it. All of our security measures will be reviewed and considered complaint with HIPAA security and privacy regulations.

8.  Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact FIC at:
Freelancers Insurance Company
Effective Date October, 2008