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Your policy summary
Contents                            Your policy summary
•	 2.	 Your	policy	summary          This is a summary of your policy. It doesn’t contain the full          What is car insurance?
   5. Other important information   terms and conditions of your cover. These are in your policy           The policy protects you and your car for the level of cover
                                    booklet and schedule, which you can find in My Account on              selected by you when requesting the quote and itemised
                                    our website. It’s important that you read these documents              in your policy schedule. Some of the covers summarised
                                    carefully when you receive them.                                       are optional and these are clearly marked as such. If you
                                                                                                           have selected any of these options, they will be clearly
                                    Who is the insurer?                                                    marked on your policy schedule.
                                    The insurer of this policy is Aviva Insurance Limited, trading
                                    as                                                   What are the benefits and features of
                                                                                                           car insurance?
                                                                                                           Depending on the level of cover you have chosen your
                                                                                                           policy includes the following significant features and benefits,
                                                                                                           which are explained in detail in your policy booklet:

                                     Cover                                                                                                       Comprehensive
                                     Legal liability for death or injury to any other person, including passengers

                                     Legal liability for damage to other people’s property

                                     Legal costs incurred with our consent, in connection with a claim against your policy

                                     Own damage (excluding glass) and fire and theft claims
                                     Cover for personal belongings which are in or on your car

                                     Courtesy Car (whilst your car is being repaired)

                                     Glass – windscreen/window breakage

                                     New car replacement (following total loss or theft)

                                     Vehicle recovery and approved repair service

                                     Personal accident: benefits for you and/your spouse/domestic partner for death loss of limbs/sight

                                     Foreign use: comprehensive cover within European Union countries
                                     Optional cover If you have selected any of these options, they will be itemised on your schedule and the
                                     cover details will be set out in your policy booklet(s).

                                     Legal services                                                                                                         optional
                                     Hire car (following total loss or theft)                                                                               optional
                                     Increased personal accident cover                                                                                      optional
                                     Breakdown cover provided by RAC                                                                                        optional
•	 2.	 Your	policy	summary          What are the significant or unusual exclusions or limitations           Loss of value following a repair (see ‘Section 1’ of your policy).
   5. Other important information   of car insurance?
                                    Your policy excludes some situations. Please refer to your              Confiscation or requisition or destruction by or under order
                                    policy booklet for full details but the most significant or             of any government or public local authority (see ‘Section 1’
                                    unusual exclusions are outlined below.                                  of your policy).

                                    Third party only cover for the policyholder to drive other cars         You will have to pay the first part of most claims – this is known
                                    is only provided where the policyholder is aged 25 or more at the       as an excess. Your schedule details the excesses which apply
                                    commencement, or renewal, of the policy (see your certificate).         to your policy including a non-approved repairer excess
                                                                                                            (see ‘Section 1’ of your policy).
                                    No cover is provided to secure the release of a motor vehicle,
                                    other than the car identified on your certificate by its registration   We will not pay for any accident, injury, loss or damage that
                                    number, which has been seized by, or on behalf of, any government       occurs while your car is being used for a purpose not shown
                                    or public authority.                                                    under the ‘Description of use’ section of your certificate of
                                                                                                            insurance or, while it is being driven by any person not described
                                    Loss or damage arising from theft while the ignition keys of your       in your certificate of insurance as entitled to drive or, who does
                                    car have been left in or on your car or your car has been left          not hold a current, valid and appropriate driving licence (see the
                                    unattended with the engine running (see ‘Section 1’ of your policy).    ‘General exclusions’ section of your policy).

                                    Loss of use, wear and tear, deterioration, depreciation, any loss
                                    or damage which happens gradually or mechanical, electrical
                                    or computer breakdowns, failures or breakages (see ‘Section 1’
                                    of your policy).

•	 2.	 Your	policy	summary          How long does my insurance run for?                                       We’re covered by the Financial Ombudsman Service. If you
   5. Other important information   The policy will remain in force for 12 months from the start date,        have complained to us and we have been unable to resolve your
                                    (or as otherwise shown on your policy schedule) and for any               complaint, you may be entitled to refer it to this independent body.
                                    period for which you renew the policy, as long as you continue            Following the complaints procedure does not affect your right
                                    to pay your premium. You should review the level of benefit               to take legal action.
                                    that you have chosen on a regular basis to make sure that it
                                    is sufficient to cover your needs.                                        *0844 numbers cost 4p per minute from a BT landline. Calls from
                                                                                                              other networks may vary. For our joint protection, calls may be
                                    What happens if I take out cover and then change my mind?                 recorded or monitored.
                                    You have the right to cancel your policy within 14 days either from
                                    the day of purchase or renewal of the policy or the day on which          Our regulatory status
                                    you receive your policy or renewal documentation, whichever               We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Services
                                    is the later.                                                             Authority (“FSA”). We are registered as Aviva Insurance Limited
                                                                                                              (Registered in Scotland, No. 2116. Registered Office: Pitheavlis,
                                    If you wish to cancel and the insurance cover has not yet started,        Perth, PH2 0NH) and our registration number is 202153. You may
                                    you will be entitled to a full refund of the premium paid.                check this information and obtain further information about how
                                    Otherwise, charges may apply (see the “Your policy” section of            the FSA protects you by visiting their website
                                    your insurance policy document).                                          or by contacting them on 0845 606 1234.

                                    How do I make a claim?                                                    Would I receive compensation if were
                                    Call us straightaway on 0844 251 0190* any time – 24 hours                unable to meet its liabilities?
                                    a day or alternatively claim through the        is a trading name of Aviva Insurance Limited,
                                    MyClaims iPhone app.                                                      who are members of the Financial Services Compensation
                                                                                                              Scheme (FSCS). You may be entitled to compensation from this
                                    How do I make a complaint?                                                scheme if we cannot meet our obligations, depending on the type
                                    We hope that you’ll be very happy with the service that we provide.       of insurance and the circumstances of your claim.
                                    If you aren’t, though, we’d like to hear from you.

                                    If you have a complaint about this insurance or your claim
                                    (excluding car repairer complaints) please go to

                                    If your complaint is about the car repairer please call 0844 891 3506*.

Contents                             Other important information
   2. Your policy summary            Find your full policy details online                                 Insurance administration
•	 5.	 Other	important	information   Please read the information below carefully and keep it for future   Your information may be used for the purposes of insurance
                                     reference. Please note that a policy booklet will be available       administration by the insurer, its associated companies and
                                     with your policy. You can also view the full policy wording online   agents and by re-insurers. It may be disclosed to regulatory
                                     at                                             bodies for the purposes of monitoring and/or enforcing
                                                                                                          the insurer’s compliance with any regulatory rules/codes.
                                     Material facts                                                       Your information may also be used for offering renewal,
                                     All material facts must be disclosed. Failure to do so could         research and statistical purposes and crime prevention.
                                     invalidate your policy. A material fact includes anything that       It may be transferred to any country including countries
                                     appears within your ‘Information provided by you’ document           outside the European Economic Area for any of these purposes
                                     and/or your schedule such as the addition or change of driver,       and for systems administration. Where this happens, we will
                                     car modifications or an offence, (including non motor related        ensure that anyone to whom we pass your information agrees
                                     offences such as fraud, robbery, theft or handling stolen goods)     to treat your information with the same level of protection
                                     or prosecutions pending, or infirmities of any driver. If you are    as if we were dealing with it.
                                     in any doubt as to whether a fact is material then it should be
                                     disclosed to us. It is an offence under the Road Traffic Acts to     If you give us information about another person, in doing so you
                                     make any false statement or withhold any material information for    confirm that they have given you permission to provide it to
                                     the purpose of obtaining a certificate of motor insurance. If any    us and for us to be able to process their personal data (including
                                     changes in circumstances arise during the period of insurance        any sensitive personal data) and also that you have told them
                                     cover please provide us with details.                                who we are and what we will use their data for, as set out in this
                                                                                                          notice. In the case of personal data, with limited exceptions,
                                     We recommend you keep a record (including copies of letters)         and on payment of the appropriate fee, you have the right to access
                                     of all information provided to us for your future reference.         and if necessary rectify information held about you. In assessing
                                                                                                          your application now or at renewal, the insurer or its agents
                                     DATA PROTECTION ACT – INFORMATION USES                               may undertake checks against publicly available information
                                     For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 the                 (such as electoral roll, county court judgements, bankruptcy
                                     Data Controller in relation to any personal data you supply          orders or repossessions). Similar checks may be made in
                                     is Aviva Insurance Limited.                                          assessing any claims made.

                                                                                                          Information may also be shared with other insurers either
                                                                                                          directly or via those acting for the insurer (such as loss adjusters
                                                                                                          or investigators).

   2. Your policy summary            Credit searches and use of third party information                      Marketing
•	 5.	 Other	important	information   In assessing your application, to prevent fraud, check your             Aviva Group, its agents and business partners may use your
                                     identity and to maintain our policy records, we may:                    information to keep you informed by post, telephone, e-mail, text
                                                                                                             messaging or other means of products and services which may
                                     •	 	 earch	files	made	available	to	us	by	credit	reference	agencies	
                                        S                                                                    be of interest to you. Your information may also be disclosed and
                                        who may keep a record of that search. We may also pass to            used for these purposes after your policy has lapsed. By providing
                                        credit reference agencies information we hold about you and          us with your contact details, you consent to being contacted by
                                        your payment record. The information will be used by other           us for these purposes. If you do not wish to receive marketing
                                        credit lenders for making credit decisions about you and             information please write to Customer Service,
                                        the people with whom you are financially associated for fraud        Union House, 182 – 194 Union Street, London, SE1 0LH.
                                        prevention, money laundering prevention and for tracing
                                        debtors. We may ask credit reference agencies to provide             Customer information
                                        a credit scoring computation. Credit scoring uses a number           We will only gather information about you which is relevant
                                        of factors to work out risks involved in any application.            to the services being provided and we will endeavour to keep
                                        A score is given to each factor and a total score obtained.          this information accurate and up to date. Any information which
                                        Where automatic credit scoring computations are used                 we do not have shows in your policy schedule as ‘unknown’.
                                        by the insurer, acceptance or rejection of your application          To keep your details up to date, log into My Account and
                                        will not depend only on the results of the credit scoring process;   update your details.
                                     •	 	 se	information	relating	to	you	and	your	car	supplied	to	
                                        us by other third parties.                                           Fraud prevention and detection
                                                                                                             In order to prevent and detect fraud we may at any time:
                                     Continuous renewal payment authority –
                                     credit and debit cards                                                     S
                                                                                                             •	 	 hare	information	about	you	with	other	organisations	
                                     Where you select or have selected a continuous premium                     and public bodies including the police;
                                     payment method, you will be notified prior to renewal and, unless          C
                                                                                                             •	 	 heck	and/or	file	your	details	with	fraud	prevention	
                                     we hear otherwise, the policy will automatically be renewed.               agencies and databases, and if you give us false or
                                     Unless you have advised otherwise, the renewal premiums will               inaccurate information and we suspect fraud, we will
                                     again be collected from your specified bank account, or credit/            record this. We and other organisations may also search
                                     debit card to ensure you are always covered.                               these agencies and databases to:

                                     Sensitive data                                                          	      H
                                                                                                                 •	 	 elp	make	decisions	about	the	provision	and	
                                     In order to assess the terms of the insurance contract or                      administration of insurance, credit and related
                                     administer claims which arise, we may need to collect data                     services for you and members of your household;
                                     which the Data Protection Act defines as sensitive such                 	      T
                                                                                                                 •	 	 race	debtors	or	beneficiaries,	recover	debt,	prevent	fraud	
                                     as medical history or criminal convictions. By proceeding                      and to manage your accounts or insurance policies;
                                     with this contract you will signify your consent to such                	      C
                                                                                                                 •	 	 heck	your	identity	to	prevent	money	laundering,	unless	
                                     information being processed by us or our agents.                               you furnish us with other satisfactory proof of identity;
                                                                                                                 •	 	 ndertake	credit	searches	and	additional	fraud	searches.

   2. Your policy summary            We can supply on request further details of the databases              If you are involved in an accident (either in the UK, the EEA
•	 5.	 Other	important	information   we access or contribute to.                                            or certain other territories), insurers and or the MIB may search
                                                                                                            the MID to obtain relevant information.
                                     Claims history
                                     Under the conditions of your policy you must tell us about             People (including his or her appointed representatives) pursuing
                                     any insurance related incidents (such as fire, water damage,           a claim in respect of a road traffic accident (including citizens
                                     theft or an accident) whether or not they give rise to a claim.        of other countries) may also obtain relevant information which
                                                                                                            is held on the MID.
                                     When you tell us about an incident we will pass information
                                     relating to it to a database. We may search these databases            It is vital that the MID holds your correct registration number.
                                     when you apply for insurance, in the event of any incident             If it is incorrectly shown on the MID, you’re at risk of having
                                     or claim, or at any time of renewal to validate your claims history    your car seized by the Police. You can check that your correct
                                     or that of any other person or property likely to be involved          registration number details are shown on the MID at
                                     in the policy or claim.                                      

                                     Motor insurance database                                               You can find out more about this by contacting us,
                                     Information relating to your insurance policy will be added            or at
                                     to the Motor Insurance Database (‘MID‘) managed by the Motor
                                     Insurers’ Bureau (‘MIB‘). MID and the data stored on it may            Legal procedure
                                     be used by certain statutory and/or authorised bodies including        The law of England and Wales will apply to this contract unless:
                                     the police, the DVLA, the DVANI, the Insurance Fraud Bureau
                                     and other bodies permitted by law for the purpose not limited          1. You and the Insurer agree otherwise; or
                                     to but including:
                                                                                                            2. At the date of the contract you are resident of (or, in the
                                     i. Electronic licensing.                                                  case of a business the registered office or principal place of
                                     ii. Continuous insurance enforcement.                                     business is situated in) Scotland, Northern Ireland,
                                     iii. Law enforcement (prevention, detection, apprehension and or          Channel Islands or the Isle of Man, in which case
                                          prosecution of offenders).                                           (in the absence of agreement to the contrary) the law
                                     iv. The provision of government services and/or other services            for that country will apply.
                                          aimed at reducing the level and incidence of uninsured driving.
                                                                                                            Telephone calls
                                                                                                            0844 numbers cost 4p per minute from a BT landline. Calls from
                                                                                                            other networks may vary. For our joint protection, calls may be
                                                                                                            recorded or monitored.

                                                                                                                                                                                7 is a trading name of Aviva Insurance Limited (Registered in Scotland,
No. 2116. Registered Office: Pitheavlis, Perth, PH2 0NH. FSA registration number 202153). You may
check this information and obtain further information about how the FSA protects you by visiting
their website or by contacting them on 0845 606 1234. Aviva Insurance Limited
is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.

LMDOC10614 07.2012


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