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Cookies and privacy

The pages on the website ('the website') are published by Investis Limited ('us' or 'we') on behalf of Hiscox Ltd, with the exception of the 'Current vacancies' pages as detailed below.

Investis Limited ('us' or 'we') will not collect any information about individuals, except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by them. Examples of such information are:

  • Your name
  • Your mobile telephone number
  • Your email address
  • Your occupation

The information collected will be used to send you the information you have requested and to provide information that may be useful to you. This information may be shared with Hiscox Ltd and other Hiscox companies.

We may share non-personal aggregate statistics (group) data about our site visitors’ traffic patterns with partners or other parties. However, we do not sell or share any information about individual users.

Your rights

In addition to the company’s safeguards, your personal data is protected in the UK by the Data Protection Act. This provides amongst other things that the data we hold about you should be processed lawfully and fairly. It should be accurate, relevant and not excessive. The information should be kept up to date, where necessary, and not retained for longer than is necessary. It should be kept securely to prevent unauthorised access by other people. You have the right to see what is held about you and correct any inaccuracies online. You can do this by using the ’Log in’ link at the beginning of the alert service page.

Security

Investis Limited treats all the data held with the utmost care and security. Any details you give will remain completely confidential.

Hiscox is committed to protecting your privacy on-line. Our privacy policy explains how we collect information from or in relation to the Hiscox.com website ("Site") and what we do with it.

Non-personal information

We may automatically collect non-personal information about you such as the type of internet browsers you use or the website from which you linked to our site. You cannot be identified from this information and it is only used to assist us in providing an effective service on this website.

We may disclose aggregate statistics about our Site users to prospective partners, advertisers and other reputable third parties, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information.

Other Websites

This site contains links to other third party sites and you may have linked to this Site from another website. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of such sites. You should check the terms and policies applicable to each such web site.

Other Hiscox websites may also contain a privacy policy that is different from this privacy policy. This privacy policy relates to this Site only. When visiting other Hiscox websites (for example, www.hiscox.co.uk and www.hiscoxusa.com) please make sure that you read their privacy policies so that you can understand what personal information will be collected through or in relation to that website and for what purposes.

'Current vacancies' pages

The current vacancies pages (within the Careers section of this site) are published by Hiscox Ltd who only collects information submitted by you for recruitment purposes.

Use of cookies

Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your hard drive to store and sometimes track information about you use of the website and the aspects of it which were of interest to you. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies so as to maximise your use of the websites you access, but if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of a website if you do so. Cookies are specific to the server that created them and cannot legally be accessed by other servers, which means they cannot be legally used to track your movements around the Internet.

We use cookies to:-

  • estimate our audience size and patterns;
  • track preferences and to improve and update our website.

More information on the cookies used on this site.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Investis and Hiscox and to this privacy policy. If we change our privacy policy in any way, we will post these changes on this page. You are responsible for checking this privacy policy whenever you access the Site.

Contact details

Please e-mail any questions, concerns or comments you have about this privacy policy or the site to enquiry@hiscox.com or write to us at:

1 Great St Helen's
London
EC3A 6HX

Policy changes

Any changes to this policy will be posted here.