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
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 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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
If we are unable to resolve your concerns or answer your questions,
please contact the South Carolina Department of Insurance.