South Carolina Wind and Hail Underwriters Association
Privacy Statement

We are committed to protect the privacy and security of the personal information that we collect about our customers. This notice is intended to help you understand how we collect, handle, and safeguard that information.

We treat the personal information of our customers in a confidential manner. We do not provide any information to unrelated companies for the purpose of marketing their products or services to our customers.

We do not disclose any nonpublic information about our customers or former customers to anyone, except as permitted by law.

Information Collection

Information we collect about you through applications, inspections, or investigations will not be given to anyone without your consent, except when necessary to conduct our business and when it is permitted by law.

Disclosure of Information

There are some disclosures, which may be made without your prior authorization. These include:

  • Other insurance companies, producers, inspectors, and reinsurance companies as it may be needed in connection with any application, policy, or claim involving you.
  • Adjusters, appraisers, investigators, and attorneys who need the information to investigate or settle a claim involving you.
  • Insurance support organization which is established to collect information for the purpose of detecting and preventing insurance crimes or fraudulent claims.

In addition, we may provide information to the state insurance department in connection with their regulatory authority and to other governmental or law enforcement authorities to protect our legal interest or in cases of suspected fraud or improper activities.

Security of Your Information

We have established procedures to maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to maintain the confidentiality of the personal information of our customers. Appropriate measures are taken to ensure that access is available only to those individuals who need to know that information in order to provide our products and services.

You may request access to all personal information, which has been collected. Such requests should be sent to: Executive Director; South Carolina Wind and Hail Underwriting Association; P. O. Box 407; Columbia, SC 29202. You may call us at 803 - 779 - 8373 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. If you prefer, you may email us at If we are unable to resolve your concerns or answer your questions, please contact the South Carolina Department of Insurance.

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