Your Personal Information
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) entitles California residents to certain disclosures before collecting their Personal Information. MedicareWireMedicareWire is a Medicare insurance consulting agency. We founded MedicareWire after seeing and hearing how confusing and frustrating it is to find, understand, and choose a plan. Our services are free to the consumer..com must tell you the categories of information we will potentially collect from you and the business purposes for our collection of Personal Information.
CCPA does not apply to information governed by the federal Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) as well as other state and federal regulations like HIPAA. However, for complete transparency, we have included details about this type of information in this notice about our data collection.
Categories We Collect
To the greatest extent possible, MedicareWire does not collect any information for direct marketing purposes. When requested, we temporarily collect information necessary to deliver personalized reports. The CCPA categorizes this data collection as “Identifiers” which includes things like your name and email address. This category also includes identifiers that are associated with internet/online activity like your IP address, cookies, and the type of device used to access MedicareWire’s pages.
We will also collect Personal Information that is considered “Protected Characteristics” like your age, gender, and medical condition.
We collect limited “Commercial Information” about the Medicare insurance products you viewed on MedicareWire.
We do not collect “Biometric Information,” which includes things like signatures, voice recordings, or other biological/health-related information.
As part of providing our online services, we collect Personal Information categorized as “Internet Activity”. This includes your interactions with our website.
Additional categories of Personal Information we collect include geolocation data and sensory data.
How We Use Personal Information
As with the categories of Personal Information we collect, the reasons for our collecting your information can vary based on the type of Medicare insurance, but all of the uses are included in the business purposes permitted by CCPA and other applicable regulations. For example, much of the information we collect from you is for performing everyday business operations. This can include things like providing quotes for premiumsA premium is an amount that an insurance policyholder must pay for coverage. Premiums are typically paid on a monthly basis. In the federal Medicare program, there are four different types of premiums. or preparing summary of benefits information.
MedicareWire.com does not sell your Personal Information, as defined in CCPA. We do not share your Personal Information with our trusted network of partners. Our partners are required to request your Personal Information directly.