Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Sompo International website www.sompo-intl.com and its related websites and microsites (collectively, the " Sompo International Website") provided to you by Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sompo Holdings, Inc. and the successor to Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., and its affiliate and subsidiary companies ("Sompo International", "us" or "we").

When you provide information to Sompo International through this web site, we respect your privacy. It is important for you to understand what information we collect about you during your visit and what we do with that information. This Privacy Policy only applies to information collected on the Sompo International Website and not to information that is collected by Sompo International through any other means. Your visit to the Sompo International Website is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.

1. Information Collection and Use

Please be aware that the Sompo International Website is a general audience Website, not directed to children under the age of 13, and must not be used by children under 13. Sompo International and the Sompo International Website take important measures to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). If you are the parent of a child under the age of 13 who you believe is accessing the Sompo International Website or contributing personal information wittingly or unwittingly to Sompo International or the Sompo International Website, please contact Sompo International immediately as set forth in Section 5 below, so that we may restrict access and destroy such information. We do not collect personally identifiable information about you, except when you provide it to us. For example, if you submit an inquiry to us, you may be asked to provide certain information such as your contact information (name, e-mail address, mailing address, and telephone number), and the product and/or service that your inquiry concerns.

When you submit your personally identifiable information through the Sompo International Website, you are giving your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. If you would prefer that we not collect any personally identifiable information from you, please do not provide us with any such information. We will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to third parties without your consent, except as otherwise disclosed in this Privacy Policy.

Except as otherwise disclosed in this Privacy Policy, we will use the information you provide us only for the purpose of responding to your inquiry. For example, upon your request, we may use your name and address to mail you a copy of our annual report or direct your concern to one of our representatives. We may forward your contact information and inquiry to our affiliates and other divisions of our company that we feel can best address your inquiry or concerns. We may also use the information you provide in aggregate form for internal business purposes, such as generating statistics and developing marketing plans. We may share or transfer such non-personally identifiable information with or to our affiliates, licensees, agents and partners.

We may disclose any information, including personally identifiable information, we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.

2. Third Parties

We may retain other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include, without limitation, data analysis firms, customer support and investor relations specialists, webhosting companies, and fulfillment companies (e.g., companies that coordinate mailings). Such third parties may be provided with access to personally identifiable information needed to perform their functions, but may not use such information for any other purpose.

3. Links

The Sompo International Website may contain links to or from other Sompo International web sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other web sites. This Privacy Policy applies only to the information we collect on the Sompo International Website. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of other web sites you link to from the Sompo International Website or otherwise visit. Sompo International is not responsible for the privacy practices of such web sites, advertisers, or third parties or the content of such sites. Sompo International does not control these third parties’ use of cookies, collection of information, or how they manage such information.

4. Business Transfers

As we continue to develop our business, we might sell certain of our entities or assets. In such transactions, user information, including personally identifiable information, generally is one of the transferred business assets, and by submitting your personal information on the Sompo International Website you agree that your data may be transferred to such parties in these circumstances.

5. Security Measures and Communicating with Sompo International

Sompo International has implemented security features that are designed to prevent the loss, misuse, alteration or unauthorized release of or access to personal information provided to us. However, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from Sompo International via the Sompo International Website or e-mail cannot be and is not guaranteed. In addition, you understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Sompo International Website content may be transferred unencrypted and involve(a) transmissions over various networks and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Accordingly, Sompo International is not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the Internet. Instead of communicating with Sompo International via e-mail (legal@sompo-intl.com) or the Internet, visitors can contact Sompo International by regular mail at 750 Third Avenue, New York, New York, 10017, or by phone at 212 471 2800. 

6. Opt-Out Right

Except as necessary for Sompo International to provide the services, information, or products requested by a visitor, the visitor may opt out of having his or her personally identifiable information, which has been voluntarily provided to Sompo International through online forms, contest entries, surveys, e-mail, or another online avenue, prospectively retained by Sompo International, used by Sompo International for secondary purposes, or disclosed by Sompo International to third parties, by contacting Sompo International via postal mail, e-mail, or telephone at the addresses set out above. (This does not apply to collection of the type of Web browser of the visitor to the Sompo International Website or to information provided or collected that does not meet the description in this Section 6.)

7. Access to and Ability to Correct Personal Data

Upon your request, Sompo International will provide you with a summary of any personal information retained by Sompo International that has been voluntarily provided by you to Sompo International through email, contact forms, or other online avenues. You may modify, correct, change or update your personal information by contacting us as set forth in the preamble to this Privacy Policy. Except as necessary to obtain the services or information requested, you may opt out of having your personal information, which has been voluntarily provided by you to Sompo International through email, contact forms, or other online avenues, prospectively retained by Sompo International or used by Sompo International for secondary purposes, by contacting Sompo International. This provision does not apply to collection of the type of web browser used to visit the Sompo International Website or to information provided or collected that does not meet the description hereunder.

8. Notification of Changes

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post the revised policy here. As we may make changes at any time without notifying you, we suggest that you periodically consult this Privacy Policy. Please note that our rights to use your personally identifiable information will be based on the privacy policy in effect at the time the information is used.

9. Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 (also known as the “Shine The Light” law) permits users who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, information about the personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of personal information that was shared and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please email your request to legal@sompo-intl.com or write us at the address above.
 

10. Comments

We have taken great measures to ensure that your visit to our Sompo International Website is an excellent one and that your privacy is respected. If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our privacy practices, please contact us by e-mail at legal@sompo-intl.com.