Privacy Policy

As a customer of our agency, we take this opportunity to both thank you and share with you the importance in which we hold the privacy and confidentiality of your insurance and personal information.

Gardner-Whitworth Insurance Agency, Inc., as a member of the financial services industry, has been and continues to be subject to federal and state privacy laws regarding the collection and exchange of your insurance information.

Working with you, Gardner-Whitworth Insurance Agency, Inc. gathers the necessary information from you and other public and insurance sources to execute the insurance market search and placement for your insurance coverages. We collect nonpublic personal information from the following sources:

In doing so, Gardner-Whitworth Insurance Agency, Inc. exchanges such information only with other insurance related parties that are similarly obligated under state and federal privacy laws and have in place the appropriate procedures to keep all treatments and exchanges of your information within the requirements of these laws.

We may disclose nonpublic personal information we have collected, as described above.

And as we place your insurance with these carriers, both our agency and the carriers work together to retain uses for only those activities required to underwrite, issue, and service your policy of insurance, as well as conduct claims activities -- should that be necessary on your behalf. All of these professional financial service operations are subject to state and federal privacy laws and are bound by their agreement with us to comply with the insurance requirements in this area as well. Should you purchase their product or service, a copy of their privacy practices will be sent to you.

We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to the agency employees who need to know that information to provide products and/or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal and state regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.

This notice applies to current and former customers of Gardner-Whitworth Insurance Agency, Inc., but does not in any way imply or affect insurance coverage. We will provide our customers a copy of our privacy policy at least annually and more often if we make any changes affecting your rights under our privacy policy.

We know that you have other choices when it comes to your insurance and financial services. This is why we at Gardner-Whitworth Insurance Agency, Inc. appreciate your decision to place your business with our agency. We value you and your business, and look forward to a continuing client relationship with you.

Should you have any questions, please give us a call or stop by our office at your convenience.