Insurance Privacy Notice
WHAT DOES HSBC DO WITH YOUR
Financial companies choose how they share your personal information. Federal law gives consumers the right to limit some but not all sharing. Federal law also requires us to tell you how we collect, share, and protect your personal information. Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do.
The types of personal information we collect and share depend on the product or service you have with us. This information can include:
- Social Security number and income
- Assets and employment information
- Medical information and insurance claim history
When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.
All financial companies need to share customers' personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their customers' personal information; the reasons HSBC chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.
|Reasons we can share your personal information||Does HSBC share?||Can you limit this sharing?|
|For our everyday business purposes—
such as to process your transactions, maintain your account(s), respond to court orders and legal investigations, or report to credit bureaus
|For our marketing purposes—
to offer our products and services to you
|For joint marketing with other financial companies||Yes||No|
|For our affiliates' everyday business purposes—
information about your transactions and experiences
|For our affiliates' everyday business purposes—
information about your creditworthiness
|For affiliates to market to you||Yes||Yes|
|For nonaffiliates to market to you||Yes||Yes|
To limit our sharing
- Call 1-800-323-1317 — our menu will prompt you through your choice(s).
- Mail the form below
If you are a new customer, we can begin sharing your information 30 days from the date we sent this notice. When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.
However, you can contact us at any time to limit our sharing.
Mark any/all you want to limit:
Do not share information about my creditworthiness with your affiliates for their everyday business purposes.
Do not allow your affiliates to use my personal information to market to me.
Do not share my personal information with nonaffiliates to market their products and services to me.
|City, State, Zip|
|Who we are|
|Who is providing this notice?||
Household Life Insurance Company, First Central National Life Insurance Company of New York, HSBC Insurance Company of Delaware, Household Life Insurance Company of Delaware, BFC Insurance Agency of Nevada, and HSBC Insurance Agency (USA) Inc.
|What we do|
|How does HSBC protect my personal information?||
To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings.
Also, we only allow employees, authorized service providers and other parties as required or permitted by law to access your information.
|How does HSBC collect my personal information?||
We collect your personal information, for example, when you:
|Why can't I limit all sharing?||
Federal law gives you the right to limit only
State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing. See below for more on your rights under state law.
|What happens when I limit sharing for an account I hold jointly with someone else?||
Your choices will apply to everyone on your policy.
Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
Other important information
HSBC companies and affiliates with access to your personal information may be located in countries other than where you reside, including but not limited to the United Kingdom and India.
You have a right to see personal information collected about you and the right to correct any information, which may be wrong, by writing to us at the following address: Insurance Customer Service Operations, 90 Christiana Rd., New Castle, DE 19720.
Special notice for residents of California or Vermont
HSBC does not share your information with affiliates or nonaffiliates, except as permitted or required by applicable law.
Special notice for residents of Nevada
Pursuant to Nevada law, we are providing this notice, which applies to accounts with Nevada mailing addresses, to inform you that you may elect to be placed on our internal "do not call" list. If you would like to be placed on the list, please let us know by simply calling us toll-free at 1-800-323-1317. You may also contact the Bureau of Consumer Protection, Office of the Nevada Attorney General, 555 E. Washington Avenue, Suite 3900, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101 Telephone: (702) 486-3132 Email: BCPINFO@ag.state.nv.us.
Click here to access a printable version of the HSBC Insurance Privacy Notice
Review our Online Privacy Practices.
Revised: November, 2010
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