Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy The Foster Insurance Agency, Inc. is a full service insurance agency providing a broad range of products and...

Privacy Policy

The Foster Insurance Agency, Inc. is a full service insurance agency providing a broad range of products and services to its customers.
Protecting your privacy and retaining your trust is a core commitment of the Foster Agency. This notice is intended to help you understand how we fulfill that commitment.
The recently passed Federal Law, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, and laws of Massachusetts require insurance agencies to notify you of their privacy policies. The following information outlines our privacy policy and describes the standards we follow in handling information about you. We will send you a copy of this notice annually, as well as any changes to this policy.

Confidentiality and Security

We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those employees who need to know in order to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the safety and integrity of this information.

Information We May Collect

We obtain information to provide you products and services you request. The information may be public (name and address) or nonpublic personal information about you. “Nonpublic personal information” includes information such as payment history, assets you own and policy information. We collect nonpublic personal information about you from the following sources:
Information we receive from you in writing, in person, by telephone, by facsimile or electronically.
Information we receive from your transactions with us, our affiliates, or non-affiliated third parties or others
Information we receive from a consumer reporting agency

Information We Disclose

We do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about our customers or former customers unless permitted by law. For example, we may share this information with others, such as your insurance company or mortgage company in order to process transactions on your behalf.

Persons to Whom We Disclose

We may disclose the non-public personal information we collect about you to companies that perform services necessary to administer or enforce an insurance related transaction on your behalf. The parties with whom we disclose this information includes, but is not limited to:

  • Banks, mortgage companies, lessors or other persons shown on our records as having a legal or beneficial interest in a policy of insurance.
  • Parties who need information necessary to investigate, defend, or settle a claim on your behalf. This includes claims adjusters, appraisers, investigators, car rental agencies, auto glass companies and auto body repair shops.
  • Parties acting in a fiduciary of representative capacity to you such as accountants, attorneys, auditors and trustees.
  • Registry of Motor Vehicles and automobile dealers.
  • Parties administering transactions as requested or authorized by you.

If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy or how your personal information is used, please contact us and we will be happy to answer your questions.

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Whether you are a new customer needing an insurance quote, or an existing insured that wants to request a change or ask a question about your policy, Foster Insurance is here to help.