Our Privacy Policy

Important

Boat requiring an insurance claimThe information below forms part of the terms and conditions between our company (Mercia Marine Underwriting Ltd) and you. If there are any items covered herein which you do not understand, you should discuss them direct with us before proceeding. If you are unable to agree to any of the following or have a material fact to declare please do contact us on 01684 564457 during office hours or email us as we can often assist with minimal fuss.

Personal Information

We make every effort to comply with our obligations under the 1998 Data Protection Act. We will treat all your personal information as private and confidential to us and anyone else involved in the normal course of arranging and administering your insurance, even when you are no longer a customer. We will not give anyone else any personal information except on your instructions or authority, or where we are required to do so by law, or virtue of our regulatory requirements. We may use information we hold about you to provide information to you about other products and services which we feel may be appropriate to you. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to see personal information about you that we hold in our records. If you wish to exercise this right or have any other related queries please contact us at our usual office address. Should you need more information please visit the website of the Data Protection Commissioner (www.dataprotection.gov.uk) or the Information Commissioner (www.ico.gov.uk).

Links to Other Sites

Certain links, including hypertext links, in this site will lead you to websites or pages which are provided for convenience and inclusion of any link does not imply endorsements in any way of the site to which it links. We are not responsible for any material on or linked to this site by any third party over which we have not control. We are not our responsible for data policies and procedures of other websites links. No one may link into this website without our prior written consent.

Disclaimer

Whilst we have taken reasonable care in the preparation of the information contained in this website, we are not liable for any errors, omissions or misleading statements and all warranties (expressed or implied) to the fullest extent permitted by law are hereby excluded. You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for the use to which you put this site and all results and information you obtain from it. Except in the case of death or personal injury caused by our negligence, we exclude liability for all and any losses, or damages arising out of or in connection with the use of this site. We do not warrant that any information contained on or acquired through the website is accurate, verified or complete, or that the website is available on an uninterrupted basis or that defects will be remedied or that the website or the server that makes the website available is entirely virus free.

Domain Information

We may collect domain information as part of the analysis of use of this site. This data enables us to become more familiar with which customers visit our site, their paths through the site and areas of the site they visit most often. This information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part.

Jurisdiction

The use of this internet website, including the products illustrated, is intended only for residents of the United Kingdom and we make no representation that any of the information contained within this website is available or appropriate for use in any other countries or jurisdictions.

Alternative Terms

We may at ant time make changes to the contents of the Website, all such changes are effective as soon as they appear on the Website and your continuing use after such publication will signify your agreement to be bound by such changes.

Copyright

You acknowledge that the copyright in the design, text, graphics and other materials on this Website and the selection or arrangement thereof are the copyright of Mercia Marine (Underwriting) Ltd. Accordingly the design, text, graphics and other materials may not be altered in any way. In addition, the materials on this Website may not be used, transferred, copied or reproduced in whole or in part in any manner other than for your own personal use. Any other use of materials on this site, including reproduction for purposes other than those noted above and alteration, modification, distribution or replication, without our prior written permission is strictly prohibited.

Trademarks

Our website logo and website address are owned by us. You may not distribute products or offer services under or by reference to or otherwise use or reproduce any such trademarks, trade name or service marks without our prior written consent.

Website Renewal

Please be aware that at the point of renewal we will contact you either by email or letter with an updated insurance quotation.

Website Security

This website is hosted on a secure server with all emails containing your personal information being protected by encryption to ensure maximum security. Due to the nature of the internet whilst we take all reasonable steps to ensure your provided personal information is kept secure we do not guarantee that the personal information you provide will not be intercepted by others and decrypted which means your privacy cannot be guaranteed. We cannot warrant that this site is free of viruses or technical defects of any description and will not be responsible for any technical problems arising from the use of this website.

English Law

The Conditions of Use will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English Law and any disputes arising in relation thereto will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. If any of the provisions of the Conditions of Use shall be unlawful, void or for any purpose unenforceable, the particular provision shall be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions or conditions.

Data security

When dealing with your data we adhere to the following commitments. Your data is;

  • Transferred and stored securely
  • Processed fairly, honestly & lawfully
  • Only stored if specifically needed
  • Never kept longer than FCA guidelines require
  • Processed inline with UK law & the Data Protection Act 1998

We never;

  • Pass your details on to third parties without your consent
  • Contact you unnecessarily.. no junk mail/ automated calls!
  • Transfer data outside UK/ EEU

Please also read our wider privacy policy.

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