In connection with providing Member access to various insurance benefits, WAEPA collects personal financial and medical information from Members from various sources including membership applications, insurance applications, benefit claims forms, and the website. Members may be asked to provide personal information from which you can be identified, such as your name, date of birth, postal and e-mail address, phone number, social security number, health history, and information about spouses and beneficiaries. WAEPA only collects personally identifiable information you voluntarily submit to WAEPA.
When you terminate your membership, WAEPA may continue to share information about you according to our legal and regulatory requirements. We will use the information you provide us solely for the purpose of providing you with information that WAEPA believes may be of interest to you, providing you with information and materials you have requested, administering our relationship with you, and for internal business purposes such as WAEPA research and development projects.
SHARING AND DISCLOSING INFORMATION
- Your personal information will not be shared or sold to non-affiliated companies of WAEPA for the purpose of selling their products or services to you without your prior consent.
- WAEPA discloses your personal information to insurance carriers that underwrite, issue, and administer the group term life policies underlying your WAEPA benefits.
WAEPA may also use this information for performing marketing studies, research projects, or for other commercial purposes for which it may receive compensation. If WAEPA collects credit card information through this website, such information will be used to fill your order but WAEPA will not share your personal payment information with third parties. WAEPA may disclose to carefully chosen third parties navigational and transactional information in the form of anonymous, aggregate usage statistics and demographics but only in forms that do not reveal a website user’s identity or confidential information.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, WAEPA may disclose your personal information as required by law or as needed in legal proceedings when WAEPA believes in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect your rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
In addition, in the event of a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of some or all of our assets to a third party, we may also disclose your personal information to the third parties concerned or their professional advisors. In the event of such a transaction, the personal information held by WAEPA will be among the assets transferred to the buyer.
This website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under WAEPA’s control. When you enter sensitive information as part of the enrollment process, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). In addition, WAEPA maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information form impermissible disclosure.
When you submit information to WAEPA through our website, you should be aware that your information is transmitted across the Internet and that no method of transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. Although we take reasonable security measures to protect your information when we receive it, you also need to ensure you take appropriate steps to protect your information.
COMMUNICATIONS FROM WAEPA
We will not send you promotional information without your prior consent and you can change your mind at any time by contacting us. If you no longer wish to receive WAEPA’s promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each communication or by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
INTERNATIONAL WEBSITE ACCESS AND CROSS-BORDER DATA TRANSFERS
ACCESS AND CORRECTION/NOTICE TO ALL USERS
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire communications or information from WAEPA, you may correct, update, amend, or deactivate it by making the change by contacting us at email@example.com.
You may request a copy of the information WAEPA holds about you so you can correct or amend information that may be inaccurate or incomplete by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, we will ask you to provide sufficient evidence of your identity for your own protection so we can ensure that information is being released to the correct person. We will respond to your request to access within 30 days. To request the deletion of your information, please contact us by writing to email@example.com. In some cases, our business requirements and legal obligations may prevent us from being able to delete your information. If we are unable to delete your information we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
SOCIAL MEDIA WIDGETS
PROTECTION OF CHILDREN’S PERSONAL INFORMATION
The WAEPA website is intended for adults, such as WAEPA members and prospective members. WAEPA does not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13. Please contact WAEPA at firstname.lastname@example.org if you suspect that WAEPA has collected any such information. If WAEPA learns that we have collected the personal information of a child under 13 without verifiable parental consent, WAEPA will take steps to delete the information as quickly as possible.
Effective Date: March, 2017