Be Wiser Insurance - Privacy
The pages on this website are only directed at United Kingdom residents and comply with appropriate UK legislation and regulation.
Your information may be used for the purposes of administering your insurance needs. It may be disclosed to regulatory bodies for the purposes of monitoring and/or enforcing the insurer's compliance with any regulatory rules/codes.
Your personal information may be disclosed to reputable third parties involved in the process and delivery of your policy. Be Wiser requires all such third parties to treat your Personal Information as fully confidential and to fully comply with all applicable UK Data Protection and consumer legislation from time to time in place.
Be Wiser reserves the right to access and disclose personal data or information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, to operate its systems properly and to protect itself or its users.
In the case of personal data, with limited exceptions, and on payment of the appropriate fee, you have the right to access and if necessary rectify information held about you.
If you give us information about another person, in doing so you confirm that they have given you permission to provide it to us to be able to process their personal data (including any sensitive personal data) and also that you have told them who we are and what we will use their data for, as set out in this notice.
Be Wiser may use your information to keep you informed by post, telephone, e-mail, text messaging or other electronic means, about insurance policies, other quality services or products from recomended partners which may be of interest to you. Your information may also be disclosed and used for these purposes after your policy has lapsed.
By providing us with your contact details, you consent to being contacted for these purposes. However, you can contact us at any time to have your details removed from lists used by us for direct marketing purposes. If you wish for your details to be removed please call 0844 4999410 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be Wiser may use the information which it collects to personalise your experience on the Website and to help select services or materials for inclusion on the Website which may be of interest to you.
Be Wiser may on occasion ask you to provide sensitive personal data as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998. Be Wiser will take appropriate measures to protect such sensitive personal data.
As required by the Data Protection Act 1998, we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have provided via this Website, however we cannot guarantee the security of any information you provide through the Website. You agree that we will not be liable for any such security breaches unless they have been caused by our wilful neglect.
What Are Cookies?
A "Cookie" is a small piece of information that a website transfers to your computer's hard disk so that the website can remember who you are between visits and between pages in a single visit. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings of your web browser.
How to Disable Or Delete Cookies
All browsers are different, but you can disable or delete cookies within all of them. Note that this may break certain website functionality for you. For browser-specific information on disabling or deleting cookies click on the Help menu to learn how to change cookie preferences. If cookies are not enabled you will not be able to complete an insurance quote.
For more detailed information on cookies visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org (we are not responsible for the content on this website).
More Information on Cookies Used by Be Wiser
The types of cookies used on the Be Wiser site and what we use them for are detailed below. Please note that none of these cookies contain personally identifiable information and they won’t harm your computer.
These are essential cookies. They are needed to allow you to move successfully from one page to the next of the website. If cookies are not enabled you will not be able to complete an insurance quote.
These cookies are needed for things like our website analytics which allows us to improve the website performance and usability.
“Third Party Cookies”
These are placed on your computer by other domains that are not “BeWiser” or “secure.bewiser”. These cookies are used for a number of different reasons including allowing you to share our news articles on Facebook, allowing us to improve website usability as well as enabling us to offer you things that you may be interested in.
Third party cookies allow us to show ads to you that contain products we think are relevant to you based on how you used our website before. This is commonly known as retargeting.
We use also use this type of cookie to determine if you arrived at Be Wiser by clicking on an advertising link. This allows us to reward some external websites for directing visitors to us.
We use social sharing buttons on many pages across the website. In order for these buttons to work and to be connected to the relevant social network there are scripts used by domains outside of Be Wiser. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so please check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
External Web Services
We sometimes use services outside of Be Wiser, including but not limited to YouTube. As is the case with the social buttons, we do not control the information that these domains collect and you should refer to their individual policy on cookies.
Most of the emails we send you will have no tracking capabilities. From time-to-time though we may send you a newsletter which uses tracking features that allow us to see who opens newsletters and clicks on items within them. The data is not used on a personal level, but instead we use this data to understand open and click rates in order to make them better. Please opt out of any newsletters sent to you if you do not wish to be part of this data.
Cookies You May See
Here are some examples of cookies that you may see on your computer after visiting our site.
This list is not exhaustive, and does not include every single cookie we use.
|Cookie Name||Cookie Type||What It Does|
|__utma __utmb __utmc __utmz||Google Analytics||These track how our website performs. They tell us how many people visited our website, whether you've visited us before, what country you're located in and more - but none of it is personally identifiable. For more information on how to reject these cookies see http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html.|
|__atuvc xtc uid uvc uit psc di, dt bt loc||addthis.com (social sharing buttons)||We use these cookies to make sure our content, like news, is easy to share on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ - if you don’t share content with your friends, then you won’t be using these cookies.|
|SESS referrer has_js JSESSION||Be Wiser/Secure Be Wiser Cookies||These cookies allow you to complete an insurance quote. They also allow us to identify which advertising partner sent you to our site, so we can pay that partner appropriately and/or decide whether to continue to advertise with them.|
|dis b BX udc||Retargeting Cookies: Criteo, Yahoo.com, Overture||These cookies allow us to continue to offer you our products, e.g. car insurance, after you leave this site and visit other sites.|