When you visit our website, we collect certain personally identifiable information from you if you choose to provide it in connection with the following website features:
- "Contact Us" links and other email forms — name, email address, the name of your employer and your policy number.
- Request for information forms — name and mailing address and/or email address
- Event registration forms — name, email address, mailing address, company, title & phone number
- Newsletter subscriptions — name, email address, company, and title
We also collect information from prospective employees who are interested in applying for a position with us. When you create an account to apply for a position, we may require that you provide certain information, including your name, address, email address, telephone number, demographic information, employment history and work experience. We also permit you to upload your resume. Applicant information is collected, processed and stored solely for the purpose of evaluating an applicant’s employment qualifications and contacting that applicant about their application. This information is not shared with any third parties other than third party consultants with whom we have contracted to help us fill open employment positions. Any such third party will be bound by an agreement requiring that such third party keep your information confidential and only use it for the purposes described herein. You can update your information at any time by logging into your account and selecting “My Account Options”.
Use of information gathered
The information we collect is used to administer insurance policies, answer questions or concerns, manage the website and its use and usage of the services we provide, provide information about our products and services and provide information requested in a timely manner.
We have physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information that comply with applicable regulations. However, transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure and we cannot guarantee the security of personal information transmitted through our website. Access to personal information you have provided is limited to employees and agents of Unum who need to know that information in order to service your request. We retain the information collected for as long as required or permitted by law or regulation.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of this website, you are responsible for keeping such password confidential. We ask that you not share your password with anyone.
Information we may share
We disclose information, including information collected on our website, that we, in good faith, believe is appropriate to cooperate in investigations of fraud or other illegal activity, or to conduct investigations of violations of our user agreements, as permitted or required by law, and in response to a subpoena, warrant, court order or similar legal process. If the subpoena seeks information about an identified user or limited group of users, we’ll make reasonable business efforts to contact the user(s) before providing information to the party that requests it. We cannot guarantee that we will be able to contact user(s) in all cases, whether because of a time limit, court order, inability to effectively contact a user, or for other reasons. In the event of a merger, acquisition, reorganization, bankruptcy or similar event, information collected on our website may be transferred to or assigned to our successor, if permitted by and done in accordance with applicable law.
Cookies; “Do Not Track”
Cookies are sets of information that our Web server assigns to you when you visit our website. Cookies are used in a few areas of our site only for maintaining information between pages. They are not used for storing or tracking personal information from our customers. These cookies simply carry forward information that you submitted on one screen to the next screen, eliminating the need for redundant entry. These cookies do not gather any other personal information from you or your computer. You do have a choice whether or not to accept the cookie, however, if you reject the cookie or if cookies are disabled on your Web browser, some parts of the website will not be operable.
We do not track or allow third parties to track our users for purposes of targeting advertisements or engaging in marketing activities. Since we do not track our users (except as described in the paragraph above) our website does not treat users differently if they have selected a “Do Not Track” or similar option on their Internet browser.
Governing law; Children’s privacy
Our website and the services we provide are not directed toward children under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children in connection with our website.
Privacy contact information
Attn: Privacy Officer
2211 Congress Street, C476
Portland, Maine 04122