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Privacy Notice
Fulmont Mutual Insurance Company

Fulmont Mutual Insurance Company

PRIVACY NOTICE

This notice applies to Fulmont Mutual Insurance Company and to FM Scion Service Corporation. A reference to Fulmont Mutual includes any subsidiaries.

Fulmont Mutual Insurance Company is committed to maintaining the privacy of our consumers and policyholders. In accordance with Regulatory authorities, your Property and Casualty Insurance Company is giving you this notice to tell you how we may use information about you or your policy. This notice also advises you of your right to keep this information from being shared with other companies that may be affiliates of Fulmont Mutual Insurance Company or other business associates (non-affiliates) under certain circumstances.

Please note that you will receive this notice on an annual basis after the initial mailing. As required by the Regulation, you will receive one privacy notice for each policy that you have in effect with Fulmont Mutual Insurance Company.

We collect nonpublic personal financial information about you from the following sources:

  • Information we receive from you on applications or other forms, which could include your name, address and social security number;

  • Information about your transactions with us, our affiliates or other non-affiliated third parties, which could include information about balances, payment history and parties to the transaction;

  • Information we receive from a consumer-reporting agency, which could include information regarding a consumer’s creditworthiness and credit history.

  • Information we may obtain from third parties depends on the type of policy you may have with us, but may include claims reports and property inspection reports.

We may share the previously described nonpublic personal financial information that we collect (as permitted by law) with the following:

  • Your Insurance Agent or Broker - to provide you with the best possible service, your agent/broker is your direct link to your insurance company.

  • A government agency, self-regulatory organization, or other organization pursuant to an examination of our records and/or practices;

  • Your attorney, trustee or anyone else who represents you in a fiduciary capacity or has a legal interest in your policy;

  • Persons to whom a court order requires us, by subpoena or court order to provide information;

  • Persons or Organizations that conduct Actuarial or Research studies, provided that individuals might not be identified in any report.

  • Inspection or Loss Prevention Companies - in order to inspect your home to help you determine if your coverage is adequate or if hazards exist;

  • Loss Adjusting Companies or Investigators - to provide information to properly represent you or to assist you in reaching a satisfactory settlement for your loss;

  • Your Mortgage Company - to assist with information they need to pay your insurance premiums or to be correctly listed on your policy;

  • An Insurance Support Organization or another insurer to prevent or prosecute fraud or to underwrite a risk or detect criminal activity;

  • Insurance Rate Advisory Organizations;

  • Consumer Reporting Agencies;

  • Our Attorneys, Accountants or Auditors;

  • We may share the same kinds of information as described above about our former customers with the same types of third parties as described above, as well as with affiliates and non-affiliated third parties as permitted by law.

No further action is required by you at this time if you wish to permit information sharing as described above.

If you have already opted out and have decided to opt back in, please write to:

Fulmont Mutual Insurance Company
PO Box 487
Johnstown, New York 12095-0487

We strive to maintain our records accurately and keep your information up to date. Please advise us of any errors to your records so we may correct immediately.

Thank you for the opportunity to be of service to you as your Property and Casualty insurance carrier. We at Fulmont Mutual Insurance Company will take great steps to maintain your privacy with our Company.

While this privacy policy does not apply to business accounts, our commercial customers’ information is also very important to us. We also respect the privacy of our commercial policyholders, and take steps necessary to protect their information.

Fulmont Mutual Insurance Company educates its employees about the importance of confidentiality and customer privacy. We take appropriate disciplinary measures to enforce employee responsibilities regarding customer information.

If you agree to receive e-mail messages from Fulmont Mutual Insurance Company, we will retain the information you provide us to deliver e-mails of specific interest to you. If you choose to send us e-mail, we may retain the content of your e-mail message, your e-mail address and our subsequent response. Please exercise caution about the information you provide to us by e-mail; as with any public website, this channel of communication is not necessarily secure against interception.

A ‘cookie’ allows Fulmont Mutual Insurance Company to determine that a visit has occurred within our site, as well as which pages were viewed. A ‘cookie’ is not used to identify you and will not collect personal information. You remain anonymous throughout your visit to our website. ‘Cookies’ are commonly used on websites and do not harm your personal computer.

Your Opt-Out Right

If you prefer that we not disclose nonpublic personal financial information about you to non-affiliated third parties, you may opt out of those disclosures, that is, you may direct us not to make those disclosures (information sharing which is permitted by law includes sharing information with our affiliates & non-affiliates about our transactions or experiences with you for business, administrative and other legal purposes).

If you wish to opt out of disclosures to non-affiliated third parties, you may choose one of the following options:

  1. Complete the opt-out form on our web- site located at www.fulmontmutual.com.

  2. Mail or Fax the attached opt-out form (page 4/5) to us. Fax # (518) 762-7870.

  3. Call (518) 762-3171, extension #116. Follow the voice-mail directions to leave your name, address, policy number and telephone number for us to confirm your information if necessary. (For your ease, complete the opt-out notice located on this form prior to making the call.)

Your opt-out form must reach us within 30 days of your receipt of our privacy notice. Your opt out request will take effect on the 7th day following receipt of your request, to allow for notification to all applicable affiliated or non-affiliated third parties.

If you share your account with another person, either of you may opt out of disclosures (other than disclosures permitted by law) for both of you.

We restrict access to non-public personal financial information about you to our employees, agents and subcontractors who need this information to provide products and services to you. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal & Company regulations to guard your non-public personal financial information.

OPT-OUT NOTICE

I prefer that you do not disclose nonpublic personal financial information about me to non-affiliated third parties, (other than disclosures permitted by law, which includes sharing information with our affiliates & non-affiliates about our transactions or experiences with you for business, administrative and other legal purposes).

In order for an opt-out notice to be valid, all *required information must be completed.

 

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Fulmont Mutual Insurance Company
P.O. Box 487, Johnstown, NY 12095-0487

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