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We believe you should always know what personal information we collect from you and how we use it, DAS UK Group are committed to being open and transparent with how we use your personal information. That’s the basic purpose of this Privacy Notice.
We recommend that you read this notice in full, but here are a few key things we hope you take away from it:
Key sections to this notice include:
This Privacy Notice is issued by DAS UK Group (collectively referred to as “DAS”, “we”, “us” and “our” in this Privacy Notice) that operates in the United Kingdom.
Typically, DAS acts as a Data Controller which means we are responsible for ensuring that your information is collected, processed, secured and retained in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
The personal information you have provided or we have received from third parties typically includes:
We will either collect information directly from you, from someone who has authority to make a claim on your behalf, or via our partners (who sold you your policy) when you:
We will use your information to:
The personal information we collect will be used by us and by third parties who process information on our behalf. This may include:
Your information may be transferred outside of the UK for claims handling, processing, storage, administration or any other use stated in this notice. The processing of any information outside the UK will comply with UK data protection laws or equivalent.
Where it is necessary to send your personal information outside of the UK steps will be taken to make sure appropriate safeguards are in place to ensure the safety and privacy of your information as set out in this privacy notice.
Under data protection law you have certain rights we need to make you aware of. The rights available to you depend on our reason for processing your information. You have:
Where we have obtained your consent to process certain types of personal information or sensitive information, you do have the right to withdraw this consent at any time. You can make this request by contacting our claims department at firstname.lastname@example.org (please quote your reference number if available) or the data protection department at email@example.com.
Please note, these rights are not absolute and there may be times when we can’t do what you ask us to. If that’s the case, we’ll explain why when we reply to you. If you have a question about this Privacy Notice, how we use your personal information, or if you’re not happy with how we process your information, please contact the Data Protection Officer at: firstname.lastname@example.org or writing to:
Data Protection Officer
DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company Ltd
Bedwas House Industrial Estate
If you would like to access your personal information, you can request this by using our data request form.
Typically we keep your personal information for 7 years after the claim or service enquiry has been closed or completed. We will only retain and use your personal information thereafter as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Your data is disposed of in line with our Data Retention and Disposal Policy. If you would like to learn more about our Data Retention and Disposal Policy please contact us at email@example.com.
If you have any questions or concerns about the way we process your personal information please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or writing to:
If you’re not satisfied with the outcome of your query, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office by visiting ico.org.uk or by post to:
Information Commissioner’s Office
This privacy notice was last updated in February 2024.
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