Data Privacy Day

January 28, 2019, is Data Privacy Day. 


What is Data Privacy Day?

An international effort to empower individuals and encourage businesses to respect privacy, safeguard data and enable trust.

Millions of people are unaware of and uninformed about how their personal information is being used, collected or shared in our digital society. Data Privacy Day aims to inspire dialogue and empower individuals and companies to take action.

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Stay Safe Online

There are lots of things you can do to reduce the risk of being hit, such as putting a fraud alert of freezing your credit records, using a monitoring service to regularly check your credit record and taking action yourself to check your bank and credit card balances as frequently as possible.

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Cyber Liability insurance for Business Owners

Data drives the organizations of today’s world. Businesses of all sizes have had a cyber attack or data breach, with the average cost to rectify rising to$6.5 million per occurrence.

One stolen laptop, one careless employee, a virus or even paper records that fall into the wrong hands, can create a financial and reputational consequence affecting your business for years to come.

To learn more about Cyber Liability Insurance, click the box below.

Cyber Liability Insurance

ID Theft Insurance for Individuals

Identity theft insurance does not, as a general rule, cover you against the direct financial losses if someone misuses your credit card or takes out a loan in your name. These costs are usually borne by the bank or card company.

Your homeowner's insurance policy may include a small amount of coverage for this risk.

The real purpose of ID theft insurance is to help meet the cost of straightening out all of the problems that flow from falling victim, such as restoring victims' identities and repairing credit reports, covering lost wages and paying attorney's fees.

ID theft coverage can be issued either as a standalone policy or as an endorsement to your homeowner's insurance. It usually costs around $40 to $60 and covers expenses of up to $25,000.

Identity Theft Insurance won’t stop thieves, but if you fall victim it could ease the pain of putting things right. If you're thinking about getting this type of insurance, check your homeowner's policy first, then speak to us or your insurance agent/broker. 

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