Protecting Your Privacy
Title V of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) and the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, generally prohibit us from sharing non-public personal information about you with a third party unless we provide you with this notice of our privacy policies and practices describing the type of information that we collect about you and the categories of persons or entities to whom that information may be disclosed. In compliance with the GLBA and the laws of the Commonwealth, we are providing you with this document, which notifies you of the privacy policies and practices of the Hometown Insurance Center.
Information We Collect
Information we receive from you on applications or other forms, information about your transaction with us, or other companies, information we receive from the Registry of Motor Vehicles and information we collect about whether you have defaulted on paying insurance premiums in the past.
Personal Information We Disclose About You
We do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about our customers or former customers to anyone, except as permitted by law, and then, only for permitted insurance purposes. We do not release, sell or provide information to any non-insurance third party.
How We Protect Your Information
We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those employees who need to know that information in order to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to guard your nonpublic personal information.
Reservation of the Right to Disclose Information in Unforeseen Circumstances
In connection with the potential sale or transfer of its interests, Hometown Insurance Center reserves the right to sell or transfer your information (including but not limited to your name, address, age, sex, zip code, state and country or residency and other information that you provide through other communications) to a third party entity that concentrates its business in a similar practice or service; agrees to be Hometown Insurance Center’s successor in interest with regard to the maintenance and protection of the information collected and agrees to the obligations of this statement.