Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, Brines & Company may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
– First and Last Name, and Gender
– Mailing Address
– E-mail Address
– Phone Number
Brines & Company may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your:
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) completing a form on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Use of your Personal Information
Brines & Company collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. When you submit a quote request to Brines & Company, your information is used to match you with qualified, licensed agents who can best serve your insurance needs. In order to provide you with as many insurance options as possible, your information may also be transmitted to one of our Affiliates in an effort to ensure you receive as many competitive quotes as possible.
Brines & Company may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Brines & Company and its affiliates.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
Brines & Company may sell, rent, or lease customer information to third parties for the following reasons:
Brines & Company may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number, age) is transferred to the third party. Brines & Company may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email, SMS, or postal mail, provide support, or arrange for the purchase of insurance products. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Brines & Company, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Brines & Company may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Brines & Company or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Brines & Company; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Brines & Company, or the public.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Brines & Company. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Brines & Company website.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Security of your Personal Information
Brines & Company secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Brines & Company uses the following methods for this purpose:
– SSL Protocol
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 Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
Children Under Eighteen
Brines & Company does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of eighteen. If you are under the age of eighteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
Opt-Out & Unsubscribe from Third Party Communications
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from third-party partners of Brines & Company by contacting us here:
– Web page: www.Brines & Company/contact
– Email: info@Brines & Company
A. Brines & Company Communications
You may expect to receive confirmation emails for submitted quote request(s), newsletters, surveys, follow-up telephone inquiries, telephone solicitations, direct mail solicitations, wireless solicitations, SMS solicitations, and facsimile solicitations and courtesy communications from Brines & Company.
B. Agent Communications
C. Affiliate and Third Party Communications
Brines & Company is not an insurance agency. We are a free matching service that instantly connects you with our network of quality insurance Agents and Affiliates. After you submit your quote request via our web site, Brines & Company immediately matches you to Agents and Affiliates and sends your information to them. This process happens instantly; therefore, there is not an opportunity for you to edit your original information after it’s been submitted. We recommend that you communicate the needed changes directly to the Agents and Affiliates with whom you were matched.
California Consumer User Rights
In accordance with California Civil Code Sec. 1789.3. California resident users are entitled to know that they may file grievances and complaints with the California Department of Consumer Affairs, 400 R Street, STE 1080, Sacramento, CA 95814; or by telephone at (916) 445-1254 or (800) 952-5210; or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about protecting your privacy, you may wish to visit: www.ftc.gov.
Changes to this Statement
Brines & Company welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Brines & Company has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Brines & Company at:
Effective as of September 01, 2018