Last modified November 3, 2021
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Information You Provide to Us. We may collect personal information about you when you provide it to us while using or interacting with the Site such as your name, email address, telephone number, mailing address, business name, login information, location, financial information, account information, certain claims information, demographic information, messages you submit via the Site form, information submitted on an insurance application, and other information that may personally identify you. If you apply for an open position with us, we will also collect information related to your employment application, such as resume, education, work experience, and professional certifications.
Information We Collect Automatically. As you use our Site, we may use technologies that collect certain information about you automatically. We may collect, among other things, your IP address, location, device type, date and time of visit, operating system, browser‑type and version, your activities on the Site, and information about how you use the Site. If you are visiting the Site via a mobile device, we may also collect your mobile device’s unique device ID and information about how you use the Site from a mobile device.
INFORMATION WE OBTAIN FROM THIRD PARTIES
From time to time, we receive information about individuals from our third party service providers, affiliates, agents, social media services, and partners. For example, we may receive information through email campaigns with our third party service providers, including whether you have read an email sent by us or on our behalf, forwarded an email, and when and how many times you have opened an email. We may also receive information from third party analytics on the Site that allow us to improve our Site and services. If you apply for employment with West Bend, your employment application information will be collected by our third-party service provider and shared with West Bend.
AUTOMATIC INFORMATION COLLECTING TECHNOLOGIES
West Bend and its third party business partners or providers may use a variety of technologies that collect information automatically, including cookies, web beacons, flash cookies, and logging. For example, we may use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers interact with the Site—you can read more about how Google uses your information here: https://policies.google.com/privacy. You can also opt‑out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. The following may help you better understand cookies and web beacons:
HOW WE USE INFORMATION
Uses of Information You Provide to Us. We know your personal information is important to you. As a result, we want you to know how we may use it. We use information for the following purposes:
Uses of Information We Collect Automatically or Receive from Third Parties. Information that is collected automatically or that we receive from third parties may be used for a variety of business purposes, such as providing our services or goods to you, monitoring website traffic, delivering relevant content, improving the Site, security of the Site, and use of the Site. We may also use information we collect automatically that is otherwise de-identified, aggregated, or anonymous for any purpose.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may share your personal information:
We may also share your personal information to comply with any court order or legal obligation, including responding to any lawful government or regulatory request, or if we believe disclosure is necessary to enforce or protect our rights, property, or safety, or that of our users or third parties.
Cookies. If you do not wish us to place cookies, you may set your browser to refuse some cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you do so, please note that some parts of the Site may then be inaccessible or may not function properly. Information on deleting or controlling cookies can be found at www.aboutcookies.org.
Opt-Out. You may opt out of receiving future marketing communications from us by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of email communications from us. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to process such request in a timely manner.
CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13 without parental consent, we will delete that information and otherwise comply with the requirements of any applicable law, including the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under the age of 13, please contact.
We strive to use reasonable means to secure your personal information; however, please keep in mind that the transmission of information over the Internet and on mobile platforms is not always secure, which means we cannot and do not guarantee the complete security of any personal information you provide to us. Please consider this prior to submitting personal information to us via the Site. To the extent that you use a username and/or password to access the Site or any portion of it, the confidentiality of your username and password are your responsibility.
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
We may update this Policy to reflect material changes in the manner in which we deal with personal information, including complying with law. The Policy posted here will always be current. We encourage you to review it regularly. Your continued use of this Site after we make changes to this Policy is deemed to be your acceptance of any changes regardless of whether you receive an email.
To ask questions or comment about this Policy, remove or change your contact information in our database, or to not receive certain mailings or other communications, please contact us using one of the options below:
West Bend Mutual Insurance Company
PO Box 1115
West Bend, WI 53095
Via email: firstname.lastname@example.org