Website Privacy Policy

Effective Date:  05/25/16                                  Policy Version:  1.0


This document governs the privacy policy of our website www.tpinsurancebroker.com. Our privacy policy tells you what Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and Nonpersonal Information (NPI) we may collect from you, how we collect it, how we protect it, how we may share it, how you can access and change it, and how you can limit our sharing of it. Our privacy policy also explains certain legal rights that you have with respect to your PII. Any capitalized terms not defined herein will have the same meaning as where they are defined elsewhere on our website.


Definitions

‘Nonpersonal Information’ (NPI) is information that is in no way personally identifiable. Some NPI is obtained automatically when you access our website with a web browser. ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is information that is personally identifiable to you and obtained for us to provide you with a product or service. PII may include information such as your name, email address, physical address, phone number, credit card information, and other information you provide to us.


Topics Covered in Our Privacy Policy

Information We Collect

How Your Information Is Used

Retaining and Destroying Your PII

Updating, Requesting, and Deleting Your PII

Revoking Your Consent and Opting Out of Sharing Your Information

Protecting the Privacy Rights of Third Parties

Links to Other Websites

Protecting Children’s Privacy

Our Email Policy

Our Security Policy

Changes to Our Privacy Policy


Information We Collect

Generally, you control the amount and type of information that you provide to us when using our website. We require that you provide us with certain information so that we can provide you with services and products. If you do not provide us with enough information, we may not be able to process your order. If you register as a user or member to use our website, you must provide PII for us to provide you with various features and functionality in terms of our website. We collect your PII in the following ways:


When Buying Products or Services

If you buy products or services from us, we collect your name, email address, physical address, credit card information, phone number, and other information listed.


Online Forms

Our website may use online forms. The information you enter into these online forms may contain PII.


Mobile Application

If you use our mobile application, you may have to provide PII to use it.


How Your Information Is Used

We use the information we receive from you to:

• Provide our products and services

• Personalize and customize our content

• Make improvements to our website

• Contact you with updates to our website

• Resolve problems and disputes

• Contact you with marketing and advertising that we believe may be of interest to you


Communications and Emails

When we communicate with you about our website, we will use the email address you provided when you registered as a member or user. We may also send you emails with promotional information about our website or offers from us or our affiliates unless you have opted out of receiving such information. You can change your contact preferences at any time through your account or by sending us an email with your request to: [email protected]


Sharing Information With Affiliates and Other Third Parties

We do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your PII to third parties for marketing purposes. However, for data aggregation purposes we may use your nonpersonal information (NPI), which might be sold to other parties at our discretion. Any such data aggregation would not contain any of your PII. We may provide your PII to third-party service providers we hire to provide services to us. These third-party service providers include but are not limited to: payment processors, web analytics companies (like Google Analytics), call centers, data management services, help desk providers, shopping cart and email service providers, and shipping and mailing companies.


Legally Required Releases of Information

We may be legally required to disclose your PII if such disclosure is (a) required by subpoena, law, or other legal process; (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies; (c) necessary to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our Legal Terms; (d) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties, including you and/or other users or members; or (e) necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of our company, users, employees, and affiliates.


Disclosures to Successors

If our business is sold or merges in whole or in part with another business that would become responsible for providing the website to you, we retain the right to transfer your PII to the new business. The new business would retain the right to use your PII according to the terms of this privacy policy as well as to any changes to this privacy policy as instituted by the new business.  We also retain the right to transfer your PII if our company files for bankruptcy and some or all of our assets are sold to another individual or business.


Retaining and Destroying Your (PII)

We retain information that we collect from you (including your PII) only for as long as we need it for legal, business, or tax purposes. Your information may be retained in electronic form, paper form, or a combination of both. When your information is no longer needed, we will destroy, delete, or erase it.


Updating, Requesting, and Deleting Your (PII)

You can update your PII using services found on our website. If no such services exist, you can contact us using the contact information found at the top of this policy and we will help you. You have the right to request and access the type of PII we have collected from you that is stored in electronic or paper format by our company. You also have the right to request that we delete any PII we have about you. If you want access to your PII, are requesting to know what PII we have collected about you, or are requesting that we delete your PII, send us an email with your request to: [email protected] or contact us using our contact information at the top of this website and we will help you. However, we may keep your PII as needed to enforce our agreements and to comply with any legal obligations.


Revoking Your Consent and Opting Out of Sharing Your Information

You have the right to revoke your consent for us to use your PII at any time. You can always opt out of future unaffiliated third-party disclosures of your information. Such an optout will not affect disclosures otherwise permitted by law including but not limited to: (i) disclosures to affiliates, (ii) disclosures to third-party service providers that provide certain services for our business, such as credit card processing, computer system services, shipping, data management, or promotional services, (iii) disclosures to third parties as necessary to fulfill your requests, (iv) disclosures to governmental agencies or law enforcement departments, or as otherwise required to be made under applicable law, (v) previously completed disclosures to third parties, or (vi) disclosures to third parties in connection with subsequent contests or promotions you may choose to enter, or third-party offers you may choose to accept. If you want to opt out of unaffiliated third-party disclosures or revoke your consent for us to use your PII, send us an email with your request to: [email protected]


Do Not Track Settings

Some web browsers have settings that enable you to request that our website not track your movement within our website. Our website does not obey such settings when transmitted to and detected by our website. You can turn off tracking features and other security settings in your browser by referring to your browser’s user manual.


Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. These websites are not under our control and are not subject to our privacy policy. These websites will likely have their own privacy policies. We have no responsibility for these websites and we provide links to these websites solely for your convenience. You acknowledge that your use of and access to these websites are solely at your risk. It is your responsibility to check the privacy policies of these websites to see how they treat your PII.


Protecting Children’s Privacy

Even though our website is not designed for use by anyone under the age of 13 (child), we realize that a child under the age of 13 may attempt to access our website. We do not knowingly collect PII from children under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that your child is using our website, please contact us. Before we remove any information, we may ask for proof of identification to prevent malicious removal of account information. If we discover that a child is accessing our website, we will delete his/her information within a reasonable period of time. You acknowledge that we do not verify the age of our users nor do we have any liability to do so.


Our Email Policy

You can always opt out of receiving further email correspondence from us or our affiliates. We will not sell, rent, or trade your email address to any unaffiliated third party without your permission except in the sale or transfer of our business. 


Our Security Policy

We have built our website using industry-standard encryption and authentication tools to protect the security of your PII. We also use technologies such as secure routers and firewalls to help protect your PII. When we collect your credit card information through our website, we will encrypt it before it travels over the Internet using industry-standard technology for conducting secure online transactions. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee against the loss or misuse of your PII or secure data transmission over the Internet because of its nature.

We strongly urge you to protect any password you may have for our website and to not share it with anyone. You should always log out of our website when you finish using it, especially if you are sharing or using a computer in a public place.


Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy at any time. If our company decides to change this privacy policy, we will post those changes on our website so that our users and customers are always aware of what information we collect, use, and disclose. If at any time we decide to disclose or use your PII in a method different from that specified at the time it was collected, we will provide advance notice by email (sent to the email address on file in your account). Otherwise we will use and disclose our users’ and customers’ PII in agreement with the privacy policy in effect when the information was collected. In all cases, your continued use of our website, services, and products after any change to this privacy policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.


Questions About Our Privacy Policy

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please email us at: [email protected]