This website www.omwins.ie (the "Website") is owned and operated by O’Mahony Walsh Insurance Brokers Ltd. ("O’Mahony Walsh", "we", "our" and "us"), an Irish incorporated company, with an address at 2 Main Street, Ballincollig, Co Cork. O’Mahony Walsh Insurance Brokers Ltd (trading as OMW insurance) is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.
This Privacy Notice (together with our Terms of Business) sets out the basis of how any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us or we source from trusted third parties will be processed by OMW Insurance.
On the 25th of May 2018 the EU introduced a new regulation the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). A key reason for this new law is to standardise legislation on data protection across the EU. O’Mahony Walsh Insurance Brokers Ltd t/a OMW Insurance is a Data Controller under the GDPR. OMW Insurance is committed to ensuring personal data shall be
OMW Insurance is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy.
DATA PROTECTION OFFICER
WHY DOES OMW INSURANCE COLLECT MY DATA?
In order to provide appropriate advice and perform transactions on your behalf with Product Producers (Insurance Companies) we need to collect and store personal data including sensitive information, if applicable. This information supplied by you will be used by us to understand your needs and objectives and to enable us to provide specialist advice to you on the products
and or services available to suit your specific requirements. This information may also be used for the performance, administration and management of contacts with Product Producers to which you are a party including pre-contract and claim stage. We are committed to ensuring that the information we collect and use is appropriate for this purpose and does not constitute an invasion of your privacy.
In order to ensure we have a complete understanding of your insurance needs and your personal circumstances we may obtain your personal information from a number of sources
When submitting an application to us for a product you may provide us with information relating to other persons under the policy (eg) a named driver. You agree that you will bring this Privacy Notice to the attention of each person named on the policy at the earliest possible opportunity. If you are providing information about another person please make sure that person has provided you with consent to provide their personal information to us.
TYPES OF DATA COLLECTED
Data collected may vary depending on the Product Producer requirements. Types of Data collected include the below but not limited to
Insurance Policy Data
Name, Address, Occupation, DOB, Contact Details, Nationality, Details of Health, Driving licence details, Penalty point and conviction details, Previous Insurance details
Data Sourced from others
Vehicle details and internet searches for property location etc
Details of any injuries, health issues, data relating to court proceedings etc
THE LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING:
OMW Insurance will process – collect, use and store the information you provide in a manner compatible with GDPR,
OMW Insurance will require your personal data in order to:
WHO ARE WE SHARING YOUR DATA WITH?
We may pass your personal data on to third-party service providers contracted to OMW Insurance in the course of dealing with you. Any third parties that we may share your data with are obliged to keep your details securely, and to use them only to fulfill the service they provide on your behalf.
If we wish to pass your personal data onto a third party we will only do so once we have obtained your consent, unless we are legally required to do otherwise.
The third parties that we pass your personal data to are:
DATA SUBJECT RIGHTS:
At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:
All of the above requests will be forwarded on should there be a third party involved as we have indicated in the processing of your personal data.
OMW Insurance will need to collect and store your personal data. Data will not be held for longer than is necessary for the purpose(s) for which it is obtained. OMW Insurance will only hold personal data for as long as necessary unless otherwise required under applicable laws.
SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL DATA:
If it is deemed necessary to collect any special categories of personal data, such as health, racial, ethnic origin, or information relating to criminal convictions, we will ensure we will only process what is necessary for the purpose of providing an insurance product.
If we are relying on your consent to process your data, you can withdraw this at any time.
This does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before its withdrawal.
In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by OMW Insurance or how your complaint has been handled, you have the right to lodge a complaint directly with the Data Protection Officer at OMW Insurance and/or with the Data Protection Commission.
FAILURE TO PROVIDE INFORMATION:
If we are collecting your data for a contract (e.g. House Insurance, Car Insurance, Commercial Insurance, Life and Pension applications) and you cannot provide this data the consequences of this could mean the contract cannot be completed or details are incorrect.
If we intend to further process your personal data for a purpose other than for which the data was collected, we will provide this information prior to processing this data.
AUTOMATIC DECISION MAKING:
As part of securing quotations/ policies for you, an element of assessment of your application for insurance is carried out using automated decision making. The results of the automated decision making may limit the products or services that we can provide to you. Should you have any concerns you are entitled to speak to a member of staff.
UP TO DATE INFORMATION:
In order to ensure our records are up to date and accurate or should you wish to provide any additional information please contact our office.
ONLINE ADVERTISING DATA:
We also use Hubspot forms to collect details that are freely and knowingly submitted by visitors to our website via one of our pop-up forms.
Finally we also use the Mailchimp platform to create desirable landings pages for our online Google ad campaigns. OMW Insurance collect details that are freely and knowingly submitted by visitors to that platform.
Your privacy is important to us. If you have any comments or questions regarding this Privacy Notice, please contact us.
CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT:
OMW Insurance may make changes to this Privacy Notice. We will post a revised version online. We encourage you to check this notice often so that you continue to be aware of how we are protecting your personal information.
Privacy Statement reviewed May 2018.