Thank you for visiting The Blystone Company website. We value you, respect your privacy and work hard to protect your personal information.
Here we will explain how we collect, use, and share the information we obtain about you in the course of doing business.
Our Privacy Assurance
- We do not sell your information to anyone.
- We do not share your information with
non-affiliatecompanies that would use it to contact you about their own products and services.
- We require persons or organizations that represent or assist us in servicing your policy and claims to keep your information confidential.
- We require employees to protect your information and keep it confidential.
- Access to your Social Security Number is limited to those individuals who need access for business purposes including compliance with the law, providing you with products and services, and handling your claims.
- Our privacy practices continue to apply to your information even if you cease to be a Blystone customer.
What Personal Information Do We Have and Where Do We Get It
We gather personal information from you and from outside sources for business purposes. Some examples of the information we collect from you may include your name, phone number, home and e-mail addresses, driver’s license number, social security number, marital status, family member information
How We Use and Share Your Personal Information
In the course of normal business activities, we use and share your personal information with persons or organizations within and outside of The Blystone Company, for business purposes as permitted. For example, we may do this to:
- Fulfill a transaction you requested or service your policy
- Market our products to you
- Handle your claim
- Prevent fraud
- Comply with requests from regulatory and law enforcement authorities
- Participate in insurance support organizations
The persons or organizations with whom we may share your personal information may include, among others:
- Our affiliated companies
- Companies that perform services, such as marketing, credit/debit card processing, and communication services on our behalf
- Other financial institutions with whom we have an agreement for the sale of financial products
- Insurance companies that play a role in an insurance transaction with you
- Independent claims adjusters
- A business or businesses that conduct actuarial or research studies
- Those who request information pursuant to a subpoena or court order
- Repair shops and recommended claims vendors
The Internet and Your Information Security
Our website provides information about us, our products, and the services we provide. You may also perform some transactions on the web site. This Privacy Statement applies to users of blystoneinsurance.com and blystonefoundation.org, regardless of whether the user is a customer.
The information we collect through your use of this site (such as your internet service provider, your e-mail address, and personal information you give us in addition to your e-mail address) is not sold or in any way voluntarily disclosed to third parties, except our agents, affiliates and subsidiaries, unless disclosure is required by law. We collect and keep this information for the purpose of answering your e-mail and measuring your interest in the various sections of our site. By storing this information, we can provide you with a more personalized experience and more efficiently deliver relevant content and product offerings to users of our site.
During the period you are logged onto our website, we record your IP address (a number assigned to your computer when you use the Internet), browser and platform type, domain name, access time, referral data and your activity while using or reviewing our site, but not your e-mail address unless you provide it to us.
How You Can Review and Correct Your Personal Information
You can request to review your personal information contained in our records at any time. To do this, please send a letter to the address below requesting to see your information for the previous two years. Please note that we may not be able to provide information regarding investigations, claims, litigation, and other matters.
We will be happy to make corrections whenever possible. Please send requests to:
The Blystone Company
Customer Privacy Inquiries
P.O. Box 94
Hatfield, PA 19440
Who Should Use Our Website?
Our site presents insurance and financial products and services information and is not intended for children; we do not market any products or services to children or knowingly collect any information from children. If we become aware that information is or has been submitted by or collected from a child, we will delete this information.
What Security Procedures Do We Use to Guard Against the Loss, Misuse, Alteration, or Theft of Information While That Information Is Being Submitted to The Blystone Company Over the Internet?
To help to ensure the security of your personal and financial information that you submit to this site (other than via an e-mail message), we use security software to encrypt the information before and during its transmission through the Internet. We only allow information to be submitted for transmission if your browser is compatible with our security software. If your browser is not compatible, you will receive a message indicating that your transaction can be completed but at a lower level of security.
E-mail messages are not secure. Our security software does not encrypt e-mail messages. E-mail messages traveling through the Internet are subject to viewing, alteration, and copying by potentially anyone on the Internet.
You should exercise discretion with respect to the submission of any personal or financial information via e-mail. If you are concerned about the security of your communication, we encourage you to send your correspondence through the postal service or call to speak directly to us. We are not responsible for the security or confidentiality of communications that you send to us through the Internet using e-mail messages.
Whose Privacy Statement Applies to Links and Co-Branded Sites?
The Blystone Company provides links to other sites as a convenience to persons who visit our
Your Preference for Sharing Personal Information
You can request that The Blystone Company and its
We hope that you have found this Important Notice helpful. If you are not comfortable with any of the terms or policies described in this Privacy Statement, please discontinue use of our site. Please be aware that we may periodically update or revise this Privacy Statement. If we make a material change to our online Privacy Statement, we will post a notice on our homepage notifying users that the policy has been revised. If you have any questions or would like more information, please don’t hesitate to contact us as outlined above. We reserve the right to change our Privacy practices, procedures and terms.