We Will Respect the Personal Information of Your Clients
CropUSA Insurance Agency values the trust of our
partners. We also realize that your clients are your clients—not ours. We will
protect your ownership of your client list, their policies and your policy renewal rights.
In the course of our business, we may come in contact with
personal information pertaining to your clients. We are committed to the responsible
management, use, and protection of the personal information that we may acquire in service
to your clients and as we administer your business. This notice describes our policy
regarding the collection and disclosure of personal information pertaining to individual
- Personal information, as used in this notice,
means information that identifies an individual personally and is not
otherwise available to the public. It
includes personal financial information such as credit history, income,
financial benefits, policy, or claim information.
- We collect personal information to support our
normal business operations. We
may obtain personal information such as name, address, income, payment
history, or credit history directly from the insured, from insured-related
transactions, and/or from third parties, such as a consumer-reporting agency.
- To service your clients and administer your business, we may share information
with unaffiliated third parties, insurance companies, insurance agents or brokers,
administrators and service providers, as permitted or required by law. In
addition, we may share personal financial information with unaffiliated third
parties who are assisting us by performing services or functions, such as
conducting surveys, marketing our products or services, or offering financial
products or services under a joint agreement. Prior to sharing personal
financial information with unaffiliated third parties, except as described in
this policy, we will give your affected clients an opportunity to direct that
such information not be disclosed.
- We use manual and electronic security procedures to maintain the confidentiality
and integrity of personal information in our possession and guard against its
unauthorized access. Some techniques we employ to protect information
include locked files, user authentication, encryption, firewall technology,
and the use of detection software. We are responsible for identifying
information that must be protected, providing an adequate level of protection
for that data, and granting access to protected data only to individuals who
must use it in the performance of their job-related duties. Our employees
have access to personal information in the course of doing their jobs, and
which may include termination.
- We will continue to follow this policy regarding privacy of personal information
even when an insured relationship no longer exists between your client and us.