This notice explains how we collect, use and store personal information. Your privacy and personal information are important to us and we are committed to keeping it protected. We’ve tried to make this notice as clear and transparent as possible, so you are confident about how we use your information. As data controller, we are responsible for decisions about how your information will be processed and managed. You will also find details below regarding your rights under data protection laws and how to contact us.
When we refer to “we”, “us” and “our” in this notice it means Allianz Insurance plc, Allianz Engineering Inspection Services Limited, Petplan Ltd and VetEnvoy who are all part of the Allianz UK Group which includes insurance companies, insurance brokers and other companies owned by the Allianz UK Group. Please see link for a detailed list of these companies. When we say “you” and “your” and “individuals” in this notice, we mean anyone whose personal information we may collect, including:
We use personal information in the following ways:
We also use personal information for the legitimate needs of our business. This includes, but is not limited to:
There is no obligation to provide us with personal information, but we cannot provide our products and services without it.
We may use an individual’s personal information to market products and services to them.
Our marketing activities may include:
If you do not wish to receive marketing information about our products and services you can tell us at any time by using the contact details found in Section 10: Know your Rights.
We may use automated decision making, including profiling, to assess insurance risks, detect fraud, and administer your policy. This helps us decide whether to offer insurance, determine prices and validate claims.
Anyone subject to an automated decision has the right to object to it. To do so please contact us using the details in Section 10: Know Your Rights and we will review the decision.
The information we collect will depend on our relationship with you. We collect the following types of personal information so we can complete the activities in Section 2: How We Use Personal Information:
In certain circumstances, we may request and/or receive special category or sensitive information about you. We would only collect this information if it is relevant to the insurance policy or claim or where it is necessary for a legal obligation:
We collect personal information direct from individuals, their representatives or from information they have made public, for example, on social media.
We also collect personal information from other persons or organisations, for example:
We don’t store any contact details or banking information.
We only share your information when necessary for the purposes stated in Section 2: How We Use Personal Information.
We may share personal information with:
We, or third parties acting on our behalf, may need to transfer personal information outside of the UK. In such cases as this is necessary, we shall ensure that any transfer of personal information has adequate safeguards in place to protect your data and privacy rights. Where we transfer to suppliers outside the UK, we ensure that contractual obligations are put in place to maintain the equivalent levels of data protection as we would administer.
Transfers of data between other members of the global Allianz Group are covered by Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs), which contractually oblige each entity to ensure that your personal information is protected to an adequate and consistent level wherever it is transferred within the group.
For more information about BCRs, data transfers and the safeguards we have in place, please contact our Data Protection Officer.
We keep information only for as long as we need it to administer the policy, manage our business or as required by law or contract.
Any individual whose personal information we hold has a number of rights in relation to how that information is processed by us. You have the following rights:
If you wish to exercise any of these rights you can do so by contacting our Data Rights team:
Phone: 0208 231 3992
Email: [email protected]
Allianz Insurance Plc,
Surrey GU1 1DB
Allianz Insurance plc, Allianz Engineering Inspection Services Limited, Petplan Ltd and VetEnvoy are companies within the Allianz Holdings.
Any queries about how we use personal information should be addressed to our Data Protection Officer:
Phone: 0330 102 1837
Email: [email protected]
Data Protection Officer,
Surrey GU1 1DB
This Privacy Notice was last updated in March 2023.
Occasionally it may be necessary to make changes to this notice. When that happens we will provide an updated version at the earliest opportunity. The most recent version will always be available on our website www.allianz.co.uk.
The Allianz BCRs provides you with information on the rules governing the international transfer of personal data between Allianz Group companies operating in the European Economic Area (EEA) and Allianz Group companies outside that area.
The Allianz BCRs also describes your rights in respect of such transfers, what to do if you want to exercise your rights or complain about such transfers, and how to contact us.
The latest Allianz Binding Corporate Rules can be found at: Privacy Statement (allianz.com)
An up-to-date list of Allianz Group companies have committed to comply with the Allianz BCRs can be found at: Privacy Statement (allianz.com)
Petplan is a trading name of Pet Plan Limited (Registered in England No. 1282939) and Allianz Insurance plc (Registered in England No. 84638), Registered office: 57 Ladymead, Guildford, Surrey GU1 1DB. [email protected]
Petplan insurance is underwritten by Allianz Insurance plc. Pet Plan Limited is a subsidiary of Allianz Insurance plc.
Pet Plan Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Financial Services Register No. 311969. Allianz Insurance plc is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Financial Services Register No. 121849.
If you have a complaint, please write to the Customer Satisfaction Manager at Petplan, PO Box 223, Huddersfield, HD8 1FR
Both Allianz Insurance plc and Pet Plan Limited are registered with the UK Information Commissioner under the Data Protection Act 1998
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