Fair Obtaining Notice

This notice relates to the collection, processing, and retention of Driving Licence Number(s) by Connect Insurance Brokers Ltd. It applies to the Proposer (and any Named Drivers) in relation to any live/prospective policy for the purposes of MyLicence access.

MyLicence is an online platform operated by the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB). It works in association with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), and the Association of British Insurers (ABI). MyLicence offers insurance companies efficient access to official driving records to ensure any quotes provided are accurate and fair.

This Data Protection Notice explains how we may use the details you provide us. This applies to both yourself, and any specified Named Driver, for the aforementioned purposes. You must ensure that anyone proposed to be covered under any prospective policy is made aware of this. They must confirm their consent as per the below:

I understand why you are collecting, processing, and retaining my Driving Licence Number, and I authorise you to use my Driving Licence Number to access the MyLicence platform and check my official driving record.

I consent for you to carry out the necessary searches, and pass the data that I have provided to you to suppliers, insurers and third parties for the purposes set out in this Data Protection Notice.

For details relating to information held about you by the DVLA please visit www.dvla.gov.uk

Why we are accessing the Data

To understand the potential risk for insurance underwriting purposes. This helps detect and prevent fraudulent claims and/or activities such as negligent misrepresentation and non-disclosure.

What Data we are accessing

We use MyLicence to confirm the licence status, entitlement and relevant restriction information. We will also confirm endorsement/conviction data of you/any other named driver on the policy/proposed policy.

When are we accessing the Data

Searches may be carried out before inception such as at quote stage, and at any point throughout the policy. We also commonly undertake searches at any mid-term adjustment or renewal.

How will we process the Data

Your personal data will not be used for marketing. It will only be shared within organisations involved with the administration of your insurance policy or as otherwise set out in this Data Protection Notice.