Privacy & Legal
Cornhill Direct is a trading name of Allianz Insurance plc
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Protecting your privacy is important to us. We promise to respect and safeguard your personal information. We shall try to ensure that your details are accurate and kept up to date. We set out below how we use this information.
We collect and use personal information to allow us to give you a quote or process your purchase of a policy. This information may include details such as your name, address, date of birth, telephone number, e-mail address, bank details and renewal date(s) as well as your credit or debit card number and expiry date.
The information you supply may be used by the Allianz Insurance plc group and their agents for insurance product administration, customer research and to keep you informed by post, telephone, e-mail or other means of services or products which may be of interest to you. Where we use your personal details to tell you about other products and services we will give you the opportunity to inform us that you do not wish your details to be used in this way.
For your protection, telephone calls may be recorded or monitored. Where appropriate we make checks with a licenced credit referencing agency and a record of any search will be made. We exchange information with other insurers through various databases to help us check information provided and also to prevent fraudulent claims. We will disclose information about you to regulatory authorities in response to formal requests.
Your personal data may be transferred to countries outside the EEA. It will at all times be held securely and handled with the utmost care in accordance with all principles of the UK law. By submitting your information you consent to such a transfer.
Allianz Insurance plc is committed to protecting your privacy and takes its responsibilities regarding security of customer information very seriously. We use one of the best available security systems to protect your communication with us.
As your details are sent to us they are encrypted using a system called Secure Socket Layer, (SSL 128bit). You will see a padlock symbol at the bottom of the screen to confirm this.
Secure socket layer serves three purposes…..
It prevents impersonation so you can be certain you are dealing with Allianz Insurance plc,
(Click on the padlock to view our Registration Certificate).
It encrypts data so that others cannot read it.
It prevents others changing data that is being sent.
In addition your data is stored behind a firewall on our internal systems, this prevents unauthorised people from gaining access to it.
Furthermore, as required by the UK Data Protection Act 1998, we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us to prevent unauthorised access.
Whilst using this site, some information is collected automatically using ‘cookies’. This facilitates various processing requirements or enables us to analyse how the site is being used. These cookies may not be automatically deleted from your hard disk when you finish using the web site. You can change your web browser to reject cookies or delete cookies that have already been saved, however this may prevent the site from working correctly.
Cornhill Direct uses clear GIFs, or pixel tags, provided by our ad-serving company to help manage our on-line advertising. These clear GIFs allow our ad-serving company to recognise a unique cookie on your browser that was placed by the same advertiser or another advertiser using the same technology. This allows us to learn which banner ads bring users to our Web Site. The information we collect and share through this technology is not personally identifiable (It does not include your name, address, telephone number or email address). For more information about our ad serving company or for your choices about not having this anonymous information used please visit the following Web Site: - http://www.doubleclick.net/us/corporate/privacy
You have the right to request a copy of all personal information we hold about you, for which there may be a fee of £10.
Whilst using this site, some information is collected automatically using 'cookies' or local storage.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that is sent to your web browser and stored in the memory of your device when you visit a website. Cookies are useful because they enable collection of user data and analysis of how the website is being used by visitors, to optimise and create the best possible customer experience.
Some cookies are temporary to your browsing session and deleted every time you close your browser. Other cookies remain on your device until they expire or you delete them from your device’s cache.
What information do they not hold?
The cookies we use do not hold any data that can identify you personally, such as; names, phone numbers, email addresses, mailing addresses, bank account numbers or credit card information.
- to recognise your computer when you visit our website
- to improve the website’s usability
- to track you as you navigate our website
- to analyse the use of our website
What cookies do we use?
This site uses essential (‘strictly necessary’) cookies as they are essential to the effective operation of our website. Examples of use include:
- Saving your choice of insurance cover and information as you progress through the quote and buy process
- Ensuring your data and policy choices have been captured correctly when you reach the stage of policy purchase.
Non-essential cookies - Performance
To help us understand how visitors use our site and to measure it’s performance, this site uses web analytics cookies provided by Google Analytics. We only use trusted web analytics platforms that provide statistical insight into interaction and behaviours of website visitors.
Accepting or rejecting cookies
You may be able to configure your internet browser to warn you each time a new cookie is about to be stored, so that you may make a decision whether to accept or reject it. If cookies are already on your system, you can delete them.
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Cornhill Direct is a trading name of Allianz Insurance plc.
Allianz Insurance plc is an authorised Insurer registered in England (No. 84638). Registered office: 57 Ladymead, Guildford, Surrey GU1 1DB.
It is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Financial Services Register No. 121849. It is also a member of the Financial Ombudsman Service and the Association of British Insurers.
Whilst we make every effort to ensure that the information contained in this site is complete and accurate, we are not liable for any errors, omissions or misleading statements on these pages, other than to our customers. Anything on this site is for information purposes only and does not constitute investment advice.
Links to third party web sites on the site are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave the Cornhill Direct site. Cornhill Direct has not reviewed all of these third party sites and does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites, their content or their privacy statement. Thus, Cornhill Direct does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this site, you do so at your own risk.
We reserve the right to make amendments and changes to the information on this site at any time. Unless it is clearly indicated, the information provided on this site is not intended to be an offer by us to enter into a contract with you. A contract will be formed only after we have accepted your application and have confirmed to you that a contract has been entered into.
It is your responsibility to ensure that any software downloaded onto your computer from this site is suitable and free from viruses.
Allianz Insurance plc is the registered trademark in the UK and other countries of Allianz Insurance plc. The copyright and the content and images in the site belong to Allianz Insurance plc or the images and content are used by Allianz Insurance plc with the permission of the Copyright owner. Note that we are not the owner of copyright in any site linked to our site and you should seek permission from the site owners before copying any materials from them.
You may download information for your own personal use but otherwise it may not be copied or reproduced except with our written permission.
Applicable Law and Language
Products and services illustrated on this site are available for citizens of the UK only. The applicable law governing the contents and use of this site and any disputes arising from use of this site is English law and disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. The policy will be in English.
Note that this site is not intended for use or distribution by a person in any country where such use or distribution of the site would be contrary to local laws or regulation.
The services described in this site are available to private individuals for their use only. You are not permitted to use this site or to copy material from the site for any commercial purpose.
Please note that there is no guarantee that any e-mail sent to this site will be received by Allianz Insurance plc or that the message will remain confidential whilst being transmitted.
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