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At DAS, we are committed to taking the right approach to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and doing business responsibly.
We constantly strive to develop and improve our CSR programme, and pride ourselves on being a responsible business.
DAS UK Holdings Ltd and any subsidiary companies (“DAS Group”) are committed to protecting all personal information or data we may hold about you.
It also relates to our use of any personal information we collect through other means, such as email, in person or other third party sources.
The privacy and security of your personal information is very important to us. We want to assure you that your information will be properly managed and protected whilst in our hands. Typically DAS Group acts as Data Controller which means we are responsible for ensuring that your data is collected, processed, secured and retained in accordance with applicable Data Protection Legislation.
We may receive personal information about you, when you contact DAS Group for example by doing any of the following:
This information may include:
It is necessary for us to use your personal information to perform our obligations in accordance with any contract that we may have with you. It is also in our legitimate interest to use your personal information for the provision of services in relation to any contract that we may have with you.
We collect information through “Cookies” and other similar technologies (e.g. pixel tags or links), to remember you when you visit the Websites and Apps and so we can improve your online experience to suit your needs. These help us understand how you and others use our Websites and Apps, view our products and respond to our advertising, so we can tailor direct marketing and enhance our overall product and service offering. This also saves you from re-inputting information when you return to the Websites or Apps.
When you visit one of our websites we may record your device information including hardware and software used, general location, when and how you interact with our websites and your registration and log-in activity when you use our online platforms. This information is retained and used to note your interest in our Websites and improve customer use experience.
We may use and share information from or with online sources, such as websites, social media and information sharing platforms. This information may be used to help tailor and improve our services and communicate with you effectively, as we know many of our customers use a range of media channels.
Where we use or share information from or with these sources, we will respect any permissions you have set about how you would like your information to be used.
We use information about you or the property we insure for you, from publicly available sources.
We may use information to:
We may also use your information for research or statistical purposes, including to analyse how people use our Websites, view our products, respond to our advertising and to improve our understanding of what customers need.
We may use your information for training purposes, to improve our services and their delivery, for example by recording telephone calls.
If you request a quote, or purchase a product or service, your personal information may be shared with and processed by our associated companies, introducers, intermediaries, reinsurers and agents, as well as the policy holder (for a corporate policy) and your broker or agent for the purposes of administration, including third parties providing services to them, (as detailed above).
Your information may be disclosed when we believe in good faith that the disclosure is:
We may share your information with regulatory bodies in the UK or if applicable, overseas, as well as with other insurance companies (directly or via shared databases) to prevent and detect fraud.
Your information may be transferred by DAS Group to another EEA country, for processing, storage, administration or any other use stated in this policy. The purposes and processing associated with any such transfer will comply with all applicable data protection regulations, including the UK Data Protection legislation, and with our obligation to adequately protect and secure your personal information. By providing your personal information to DAS UK Group you consent to the transfer of your information as described above.
We are committed to protecting the confidentiality and security of the information that you provide to us and we put in place appropriate technical, physical and organisational security measures to protect against any unauthorised access or damage to, or disclosure or loss of, your information.
You should also be aware that communications over the internet, such as e-mails, are not secure unless they have been encrypted. For further details on our security details please refer to our Information Security Standards.
You can change your marketing preferences at any other time by contacting us through the data request contact form.
Please let us know if your information changes as it is important that the information we hold about you is accurate and up to date.
You can ask us to update or correct your personal information or opt out of DAS Group’s use of your information for direct marketing purposes by contacting us using any of the following methods:
By email: email@example.com.
You have the right to request a copy of all the personal information we hold about you in a Subject Access Request. To do this, simply complete the data requests form or write to us at the address below. We will take all reasonable steps to confirm your identity before providing you with details of any personal information we may hold about you.
Under data protection legislation you may have certain rights relating to your information that DAS Group processes:
Data Protection Officer: Paul Eccleson
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Typically we retain your personal data for 7 years. We will only retain and use your personal data thereafter as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. If you wish to request that we no longer use your personal data, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are unhappy with the way in which your personal data has been processed you may in the first instance contact the Data Protection Officer using the contact details above.
If you remain dissatisfied then you have the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office for a decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:
Information Commissioner’s Office
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DAS UK Group has been shortlisted in the ‘Brand Management’ and ‘Risk & Resilience’ categories at this year’s British Insurance Awards (BIAs).
On 25th March, student Luke Netherclift joined CEO Andrew Burke on the ‘CEO for the day’ experience, organised by our Family Network.
DAS UK Group’s insurance website has been shortlisted for ‘Best Financial Services Site of the Year’ by CMS, e-commerce and online marketing platform Kentico at its annual global awards.
DAS UK Group has been shortlisted for Marketing Team of the Year at the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s (CIM) ‘Marketing Excellence Awards 2019’.
The Insurance Institute of Northern Ireland’s Premium Masterclass Series – sponsored by DAS UK Group – is holding the fourth in a series of six thought leadership events at the Clayton Hotel in Belfast at 8:30am this Thursday.
DAS UK Group has agreed to sell its business in the Republic of Ireland to ARAG.
DAS UK Group is one of the latest signatories to a national initiative designed to increase awareness of terminal illness in the workplace.
As part of its ‘Diversity and Inclusion Week’, DAS UK Group has become a member of Working Families, the UK’s leading work-life balance charity.
DAS UK Group has been shortlisted as a finalist at the Insurance Times Awards in the ‘Customer Champion of the Year – Insurer’ category.
DAS UK Group’s Recruitment team has won the ‘Best Recruitment Team in the Professional Services Sector’ award at the annual In-house Recruitment Awards.
The DAS recruitment team has been shortlisted for three awards at this week’s In-House Recruitment Awards.
DAS UK Group’s Customer Contact Centre is shortlisted in the ‘Best Small Contact Centre of the Year’ category at this week’s European Contact Centre and Customer Service Awards (ECCCSA).
The Insurance Institute of Northern Ireland’s Premium Masterclass Series – sponsored by DAS – is holding the second in a series of six thought leadership events at the Clayton Hotel in Belfast at 8:30am this Thursday (18 October).