ProAssurance recognizes the confidence you place in us when sharing your personal information, and we respect and will protect your privacy. We are committed to protecting the security and confidentiality of your nonpublic personal information by maintaining appropriate safeguards in our data systems to prevent unauthorized access to your information.
Types of Information We Collect
ProAssurance obtains personal information about its customers, employees and business associates (including individuals who submit applications for coverage or employment) in the normal course of conducting its business. This information may include names, postal and electronic addresses, telephone numbers, Social Security numbers, medical records, taxpayer identification numbers and professional licensing numbers. This information may be obtained from applications and other forms submitted by you, or an agent or broker on your behalf, from licensing or regulatory entities, from third party organizations that provide financial and business analytics, from defending claims in which you are a party or from peer review documents. Additionally, information about you may also be obtained from your activity on our website.
Cookies and Tracking Technologies
How We Use, Share and Protect Your Information
We restrict access to your personal information to those employees or third parties who require the information to provide products or services you expect from the leader in the professional liability, workers’ compensation, and medical technology and life sciences insurance industries. We will not disclose your personal information to any non-affiliated third parties without your prior authorization, except as we deem necessary to conduct our business after assessing risk and as permitted or required by law. ProAssurance will not disclose your personal information for promotional purposes, and we will not sell, trade or rent your information to third parties.
We follow generally accepted industry standards, including encryption and multifactor authentication, to protect the personal information you submit to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the internet is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have questions about security on our website, you can contact us.
Compliance With The General Data Protection Regulation
ProAssurance is a U.S.-based company. However, due to the global nature of our business, we are aware that under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), citizens of the European Union in the European Economic Area (EEA) have a number of rights in connection with their personal data. These rights apply only in certain circumstances and are subject to certain exceptions. The rights include the following:
- Right to Withdraw Consent. You have the right to notify ProAssurance that you no longer want us to process or use your personal data. You can do that by contacting ProAssurance via email or the mailing address below.
- Right to Data Portability. You have the right to obtain a copy of your Personal Data stored and processed by ProAssurance and direct ProAssurance to transfer your personal data to another data controller via an electronically suitable format.
- Right to Erasure/Right to be Forgotten. You have the right to request that any of your Personal Data being stored or processed by ProAssurance is deleted from our records. However, while we can delete your Personal Data from our current records, copies of your data may be stored in ProAssurance’s inactive and archived records and will be deleted in accordance with our then-current document management policy. In some cases, your Personal Data may continue to be stored in archived records of transactions where ProAssurance is required by law to retain such records.
- Right to Restriction of Processing. You may request that ProAssurance restrict the processing of your Personal Data. In such case, this may affect your ability to use or navigate our website.