BDElite Privacy Statement

BDElite Limited is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This privacy statement explains your rights and how BDElite may collect and use you your information.

IMPORTANT – If you are a BDElite Limited insurance policyholder further data protection information is provided in your insurance documentation. BDElite Limited is the controller for any personal information you provide to us and can be contacted using the information in the How to Contact Us section below.

The Purpose of Processing

BDElite Limited process your information to enable us to:

Policyholder Processing

Consider entering or renewing a contract of insurance with you.
Undertake checks for the purposes of preventing fraud and money laundering, and to verify your identity.
Administer and monitor your policy as required.
Deal with any claims on your policy.
The above processing and provision of personal data are necessary for the entering into and performance of the insurance contract.

Third-Party Processing

(such as third-party claimants or witnesses)

Undertake checks for the purposes of preventing fraud and money laundering, and to verify your identity.
Deal and investigate any claim(s) made.
To administer and monitor any claim as required.
The above processing is necessary to protect your interests and/or the interests of another natural person such as our policyholder.

Website user only processing

  • Allow our website to function and to enhance your website experience;
  • See how you interact with our website and to create general statistics on website use;
  • You to contact us and to request we contact you;
  • Deliver any services you have requested;
  • Take the first step in making a claim when requested.

What we Process and Share

The personal data you have provided, we have collected from you, or we have received from third parties may include your:

  • Name; date of birth, residential address and address history.
  • Contact details such as email address and telephone numbers.
  • Financial and employment details.
  • Identifiers assigned to your computer or other internet connected devices including your Internet Protocol (IP) address.
  • Health or criminal conviction information.
  • Vehicle or household details.
  • Anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your postcode, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites.
  • Information such as your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses.

We may enable law enforcement agencies to access and use your personal data to detect, investigate and prevent crime.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through BDElite Limited public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: BDElite Limited does not read any of your private online communications.

Sensitive information

Some of the information BDElite ask you for may be sensitive personal data, as defined in Data Protection Legislation (such as information about health or criminal convictions). We will not use such sensitive personal data about you or others except for the specific purpose for which you provide it and to carry out the services described in your policy documents. Please ensure that you only provide sensitive information about other people with their explicit consent.

Who we may receive information from

We may receive information about you from the following sources:

  • Your insurance broker.
  • From third parties such as credit reference agencies and fraud prevention agencies.
  • From insurers, witnesses, the police (in regards to incidents) and solicitors.
  • Directly from you.

Who may receive your information?

BDElite Limited does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

BDElite Limited may use and share your information with other group companies, including fraud prevention and credit reference agencies, to help us and them:

  • Assess financial and insurance risks.
  • Recover debt.
  • Prevent and detect crime, fraud and money laundering.
  • Develop our services, systems and relationships with you.
  • Understand our customers’ requirements.
  • Develop and test products and services.

Your information will not be disclosed to anyone outside BDElite Limited or your insurer except:

  • Where we have your consent; or
  • Where we are required or permitted to do so by law; or
  • To credit reference and fraud prevention agencies and other companies that provide goods or services to BDElite, your insurer, our partners or you; or
  • Where we may transfer rights and obligations under this agreement.

Data transfers

BDElite Limited process your information within the United Kingdom. However, BDElite or your Insurer may transfer your information to other countries on the basis that anyone they pass it to provide an adequate level of protection. In such cases, BDElite Limited or your insurer will ensure it is kept securely and used only for the purpose for which you provided it. Details of the companies and countries involved can be provided on request.

Data Retention

We will hold your details for up to 7 years after the expiry of your policy, complaint and/or claims settlement.

Fraud prevention

If false or inaccurate information is provided and fraud is identified or suspected, details may be passed to fraud prevention agencies. Law enforcement agencies may access and use this information. We and other organisations may also access and use this information to prevent fraud and Money Laundering, for example, when:

  • Checking details on applications for credit and credit related or other facilities.
  • Recovering debt.
  • Checking details on proposals and claims for all types of insurance.
  • Checking details of job applicants and employees.

Your rights

Your personal data is protected by legal rights, which include your rights to:

  • Object to our processing of your personal data.
  • Withdraw consent at any time where relevant.
  • Request that your personal data is erased or corrected.
  • Request access to your personal data and date portability.
  • Complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office, which regulates the processing of personal data.

For more information or to exercise your data protection rights, please contact us using the contact details provided.

Links to other websites

BDElite Limited encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from BDElite Limited so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. BDElite Limited is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the BDElite Limited and BDElite Limited family of web sites.

Changes to this statement

BDElite Limited will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. BDElite Limited encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how BDElite Limited is protecting your information.

How to Contact Us

BDElite Ltd welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that BDElite Ltd has not adhered to this Statement, please contact BDElite Ltd at [email protected]. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

We will endeavour to respond to you as soon as possible and in the event of a Subject Access Request or other will respond with 1 month.

Use of Cookies

The BDElite Limited website uses “cookies” to help you personalise your online experience and to store your website preferences.

A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on your computer/device and is a feature on most modern websites in order to support your browser whilst navigating, to store your website preferences and to help tailor your online experience

Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the BDElite Limited services or websites you visit.

BDElite Limited secures your personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. BDElite Limited secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.