Privacy

The Warranty Group, Inc. Privacy Policy

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This Privacy Statement applies to all affiliates and subsidiaries of The Warranty Group.

Through thewarrantygroup.com website, you may link to web pages and websites operated by The Warranty Group and its subsidiaries and affiliates in various jurisdictions. If a Warranty Group subsidiary or affiliate site has its own specific privacy policy, the provisions of that specific policy will prevail. The Warranty Group may also provide links to websites that are external to The Warranty Group. These websites are not operated or controlled by The Warranty Group and The Warranty Group is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such external web sites.

General Disclaimer


The material provided on this Web site is for informational purposes only and is not a contract. It is intended to provide a general description of The Warranty Group and its relevant affiliates and subsidiaries, along with their products and services.

One or more of The Warranty Group companies provide the products and/or services described. The information is intended to present a general overview for illustrative purposes only. It is not intended to substitute for the guidance of retained legal or other professional advisors or to constitute a binding contract. All products and services may not be available in all states and the availability of described products and services may be limited by state or other applicable laws and by underwriting criteria.

The Warranty Group values individual privacy and we want to give our website visitors the opportunity to know what information we collect about them and how they can limit the use of personally-identifiable information beyond the purposes for which they first provided it. At all times, however, The Warranty Group reserves the right to disclose information where required by law or to comply with valid legal process (such as a search warrant, subpoena or court order), to protect The Warranty Group’s rights or property, including without limitation in the event of a transfer of control of The Warranty Group or substantially all of its assets, or during emergencies when safety is at risk.

Our Use of Personal and Non-Personal Information


We collect two kinds of information about our on-line visitors, personal and non-personal information. Visitors are not required to register to access the public pages of The Warranty Group’s sites. Non-personal information is collected to track the total number of guests visiting The Warranty Group sites and to guide our efforts to improve our sites. The non-personal information we monitor includes the browser type and operating system being used by our visitors; areas of the sites visited; date and time of access; host or service-provider information, and identification of the referring site. This information is used exclusively for our internal purposes and is not disclosed to any non-affiliated third parties except our producers.

Personal information that can identify a visitor, such as name, address or other information is collected only when voluntarily offered and solely for purposes that are clearly identified on our sites such as information provided in connection with an employment application, information sent via e-mail by visitors using the “Contact Us” feature on the website or by accessing one our web sites for the purchase of any goods or services.

  • You may apply for positions with The Warranty Group and its affiliates and subsidiaries through this Website. If you apply online through this Website for a position, you are affirmatively consenting to have your personal details, including your resume and any other personal information submitted in connection with your application, used, stored or otherwise processed, including storing such information in relevant databases, for the sole purpose of processing your job application. In addition, your resume and other personal information submitted in connection with your application may be shared with a third-party service provider for the purpose of organizing, storing and processing the application.

  • We collect your email address if you communicate with us by email The Warranty Group uses the information submitted via e-mail addresses set forth in the “Contact Us” link to respond to your comment or inquiry. Also, your inquiry might appropriately be answered by a particular Warranty Group company, and it may be forwarded to such company. Such Warranty Group company will use the information to respond to your inquiry. Neither The Warranty Group nor any of its affiliates or subsidiaries will use the information submitted via the “Contact Us” feature for marketing purposes, nor share it with any third party for marketing purposes.

  • If you choose to purchase any goods or services, we may require you to provide contact and identity information, credit card information, billing information and other personal information as indicated on the forms throughout the Site. Where possible, we indicate which fields are required and which fields are optional. You always have the option to not provide information by choosing not to use a particular service or feature. Under some circumstances we may require some additional financial information. We do not give out your credit card or other account information to third parties unless you authorize us to do so or if it is necessary to fulfill our responsibilities, including, but not limited to, delivering a product or service you order.

Access to pages with content specific to our customers is password-protected and requires pre-registration. Personal information acquired through registration is kept confidential and will not be disclosed to third parties except as may be required by law.

Our Use Of “Cookies

Protecting your privacy is important to The Warranty Group and its affiliates. No information is collected from individuals who wish to browse our Web site without registering, except as may be contained in “cookies” (i.e. small files that are stored by your Web browser to help a particular system recognize you and the pages you visit in a Web site). We use cookies to store information between sessions and to maintain information about the data you have reviewed or requested during your session. This information may be used by our staff for maintenance, to detect and resolve website problems, to assist with customer support and to better understand how our visitors use our site and services so that we can make them better. We do not collect any personally identifiable information about site visitors in this process.

Links


Our Web sites may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that they visit. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected when you visit our Web site.

Data Integrity and Security

We use state-of-the-art technology to keep any information you provide as secure as possible. We also have in place privacy protection control contractual obligations with our vendors designed to ensure that personal data is protected from unauthorized access or disclosure. All Warranty Group employees must abide by The Warranty Group Privacy Policy. Only authorized employees are permitted to have access to personally identifiable data about website visitors, and that access is limited to what is reasonably needed to perform an employee’s responsibilities, such as providing updates or notices or customer service.

Consent


By using this site, you signify your consent to The Warranty Group's on-line privacy policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use this site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to update, change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy from time to time.

Questions or Concerns

We value your opinions. If you have comments or questions about our privacy statement, please send them to privacy@us.thewg.com or write to us at the following address:

Corporate Compliance Department
175 West Jackson Blvd, 11th Floor
Chicago, Illinois, 60604
U.S.A.

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