Great Lakes Mutual
Website Privacy Statement
Lakes Mutual works to provide you with insurance products
and services to meet your insurance needs. The terms "we,"
"us," and "our" refer to Great Lakes Mutual Insurance
Company. In providing these products and services, we are
committed to protecting our customers' privacy. We want you
to understand when, how and why we collect, use and disclose
the personal information about you that we obtain on this
you are already a customer of ours, you have received the
Company Privacy Statement that describes our practices and
procedures regarding privacy. If you are for the first time
applying for an insurance policy with us, you will receive
the Company Privacy Statement upon issue of the new policy.
collected from this web site is subject to the applicable
privacy laws and regulations will be handled according to
our Company Privacy Statement. This Web Site Privacy
Statement supplements the Company Privacy Statement by
describing our practices and procedures relating to the
personal information we collect at this web site.
Personal Information We Collect And Use At This Site
We do not collect any
personal information about you at our web sites unless you
choose to provide it to us voluntarily. The “personal
information” we may request is information that is unique to
you and might include your phone number, name, address or
driver’s license number. If you encounter a screen or page
that requests information you do not want to share with us,
do not enter the information and do not proceed with that
screen or page.
If you do provide us
with personal information, we will only use it for the
purposes described where it is collected, and we will not
sell, license, transmit or disclose this information outside
of the Company unless (1) you expressly authorize us to do
so, (2) it is necessary to allow our contractors or agents
to provide services for us, (3) doing so is necessary for us
to provide our products or services to you, or (4) otherwise
as we are required or permitted by law. We may also use the
information you choose to provide to us to improve the
content of our web site.
Confidentiality And Security
When you submit sensitive information to us at this website, we will protect your information both online and offline. We restrict access to personal information collected about you at our web sites to our employees or others who need to know that information to provide services to you or in the course of conducting our normal business operations. We maintain what we believe to be appropriate physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information from unauthorized access and use.
Cookies are small
pieces of data that are sent from a web site server and
stored in a user’s browser while a user is browsing a web
site. The stored data helps the web site server remember the
state of the web site or the user’s previous activity. Our
Agent Login page is the
only location on our web site that uses an Authentication
settings in your browser.
Links To Other Sites
For your convenience, we may provide links to other web sites and web pages that we do not control. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any web sites or pages not under our control. We do not endorse any of those web sites or pages, the services or products described or offered on such sites or pages, or any of the content contained on those sites or pages.
Changes To Our Web Site Privacy Statement
We may change this Web Site Privacy Statement at any time. The most recent version of the Web Site Privacy Statement is reflected by the version date located at the bottom of this Statement. This statement is not intended to and does not create any contractual or other legal right in or on behalf of any party.
What Customers Can Do To Help
We are committed to protecting the privacy of our customers. You can help by following these simple guidelines:
- Protect your policy numbers and information.
- Use caution when disclosing your policy numbers, social security numbers, etc., to other persons. If someone calls you, explains the call is on our behalf and asks for your policy number or social security number, you should beware. Our authorized staff will have access to your information and will not need to ask for it.
- Keep your information current. It is important that we have current information on how to reach you. If we detect potentially fraudulent or unauthorized activity, we will attempt to contact you immediately. If your address or phone number changes, please let us know.
If you have any
questions about this Statement or would like to learn more
about how we protect privacy, please write to us at
Last Updated: November 1,
Last Updated: November 1, 2012