Privacy Statement

The security of your personal information is a prime concern of Founders Insurance Agency, Inc. You should know about the measures we take to safegard social security, driver license, State ID card, debit or credit card, bank account, passport, health insurance ID, or alien registration numbers.

Administrative

All paper applications completed or received in office containing client personal information are scanned to the agency management system and shred. The agency has a contracted paper shredding service. No credit card numbers are kept.

All electronic applications containing client personal information are completed on secured company websites using data encryption and password protection. Applications are transmitted real time.

Technical

Agency management system programs and data are housed offsite. Access is through the internet using secured socket layering websites, encrypted and password protected. The encrypted data is backed up each night at offsite locations. All other data, primarily management reports, is stored on password protected servers at each location. This data is backed up each night at offsite locations using the internet. The data is transmitted and stored in an encrypted state.

Each agency site uses firewall protection between the internet connection and workstation or server internet access. Corporate edition anti-virus and spyware protection reside on each workstation, server and laptop computer.

Physical

Founders Insurance has not created new paper client files since 01-01-2004. Older paper files are kept in locked office locations and shred on a scheduled basis. We expect to have no more paper client files beyond 01-01-2011.

Web Privacy

At the Founders Insurance Agency, Inc we are committed to protecting your privacy as a visitor to this web site. To our visitors we offer this pledge:

If you provide any personally identifiable information to Founders Insurance Agency by using this web site we will not sell, disseminate, disclose, trade, transmit, transfer, share, lease or rent it to any third party not specifically authorized by you to receive your information except as we have disclosed in this Privacy Policy.

The Founders Insurance Agency, Inc web site does not use cookies as a means of collecting information about visitors to our web site.

This web site may contain links to third party web sites that are not controlled by the Founders Insurance Agency, Inc. These third party links are made available to you as a convenience and you agree to use these links at your own risk. Please be aware that Founders Insurance Agency, Inc is not responsible for the content of third party web sites linked to the Founders Insurance Agency, Inc, nor are we responsible for the privacy policy or practices of third party web sites linked to the Founders Insurance Agency, Inc. If you should link to a third party web site from the Founders Insurance Agency, Inc web site, we strongly encourage you to become familiar with that web site's privacy policy.