Privacy Policy

QBE European Operations PLC ("QBE", "we", "us" or "our") takes privacy seriously and we have systems in place to ensure the security and accuracy of any personal information we collect. Any personal information that you may provide to us in order to request further information will be stored and used only for the purpose of responding to your enquiry.

We apply appropriate safeguards to any personal information which we collect, record or use in any way, however that information is held (ie. whether on paper, computer or other media), to ensure it complies with the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act").

We restrict access to that information as appropriate within our organisation to those who need to know that information in order to provide products or services to you. Any third party who is granted access to personal information by us are legally bound to use that information only for the purpose for which we provide it and not to disclose or reuse it in any way. We also adhere to the eight principles of Data Protection as set out in the Act and to meet those principles we will:

  • observe the conditions regarding the fair collection and use of personal information;
  • meet our obligations to specify the purposes for which personal information is used;
  • collect and process appropriate personal information only to the extent that it is needed to fulfill operational/business needs or to comply with any legal requirements;
  • ensure the quality of personal information processed;
  • apply strict checks to determine the length of time personal information is held;
  • ensure that the rights of individuals about whom the personal information is held, can be fully exercised under the Act; and
  • take appropriate security measures to safeguard personal information.
  • ensure that personal information is not transferred abroad without suitable safeguards.

By using this Site, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information in the manner set out above.

Cookies, Action Tags and Web Beacons

We do not use cookies for collecting user information from the Site.

We do use a third party to monitor our adverts across the Internet. The third party may also collect anonymous information about your visits to our Site. This is primarily accomplished through the use of a technology device, commonly referred to as a 'Web beacon' or an 'Action Tag', which we place on various pages within our Site that allows the third party to collect anonymous information. The third party may use information about your visits to this Site in order to provide advertising on the Site about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by the third party, "click here". The third party reports the anonymous data that they collect on our behalf back to us, which we may link to any personal information we hold for the purposes of better serving you. When we merge this data, it is treated under this Privacy Policy as personal information as described above.

If you have any issues with our processing of your personal information via this Site or wish to discuss the information we hold about you please contact us at:

QBE European Operations
Plantation Place
30 Fenchurch Street
London
EC3M 3BD
United Kingdom

All general enquiries:
tel + 44 (0) 20 7105 4000
fax + 44 (0) 20 7105 4019
email enquiries@uk.qbe.com

This Privacy Policy does not cover links to third party websites accessed from this Site.