Privacy Policy

I. Privacy Statement and Notice

The AXIS Group ("we", "us", or "our"), which includes the following operating entities: AXIS Specialty Limited, a Bermuda domiciled insurer/reinsurer, AXIS Specialty Europe SE, an Ireland domiciled insurer, AXIS Re SE, an Ireland domiciled reinsurer, AXIS Reinsurance Company, a New York domiciled insurer and reinsurer, AXIS Surplus Insurance Company, an Illinois domiciled surplus lines insurer,  AXIS Insurance Company, an Illinois domiciled insurer and AXIS Specialty Insurance Company, a Connecticut domiciled insurer, is committed to protecting the privacy of any personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") that we may collect through the AXIS Site (the "AXIS Site"). If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, you are not authorized to use the AXIS Site and your sole recourse is not to use the AXIS website. Any revisions to this Privacy Policy will be posted at this location on the AXIS Site. It is your obligation to periodically visit the AXIS Site to review any changes that may be made to this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the AXIS Site constitutes your agreement to be bound by any such changes to the Privacy Policy.

II. Information Collected

AXIS Group does not collect any Personal Information about you as a result of your use of the AXIS Site unless you provide it to us voluntarily. However you may submit business processing information as part of an AXIS Web Application or Portal which could contain Personal Information.

III. Use of Collected Information

Email Correspondence If you send us an e-mail message, AXIS Group will use your e-mail address and the contents of your message to enable us to respond to your electronic communication or inquiry.

Personal Information Any Personal Information you may submit as part of the AXIS Site as part of standard business processing is stored in a manner appropriate to the nature of the information and is protected in accordance with applicable laws.

Other Information The AXIS Group may also automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser (including your IP address), may set and access "cookies" on your computer, and may monitor and analyze your activity on the AXIS Site. We may use this information: to monitor use of the AXIS Site to improve services offered on the web site; to diagnose and solve technical problems; and to fulfill your requests for information.

IV. Disclosure of Personal Information You May Have Submitted via the AXIS site

Disclosure Except as described in this Privacy Policy, the AXIS Group does not and will not sell, trade or rent your Personal Information, including your e-mail address, without your prior consent.

Exceptions The AXIS Group will disclose your Personal Information to third parties unless: (a) you expressly authorize us to do so; (b) it is necessary to conduct its everyday business practices (including processing your transactions, and providing our services and products to you); (c) it is disclosed to entities that perform marketing services on our behalf or to other entities with whom we have joint marketing agreements; (d) we are required by applicable law; or (e) it is necessary in connection with the sale of all or a substantial portion of the business or assets in connection with which the AXIS Group uses or maintains the personal information.

V. Disclaimer As To Links to Third Party Sites

The AXIS Site may contain links to third party sites. These links are provided solely to facilitate your access to external or third party web sites, and the AXIS Group is not responsible for these other, linked web sites, including the privacy practices of such other web sites. These linked external or third party web sites are not controlled by AXIS Group and, therefore, are not subject to this Privacy Policy. You should consult the online privacy policies posted on these third party sites to determine how your personal information may be utilized by the proprietors of those third party sites. The AXIS Group disclaims any and all responsibility and/or liability for the collection and/or transfer of information collected by such other third party web sites.

VI. Security

The AXIS Group takes appropriate administrative, technical and physical measures against unauthorized or unlawful processing of personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, personal data. However, although we take appropriate measures to protect the security of the information communicated through the AXIS Site, no Internet-connected computer system can be made absolutely secure from intrusion. We, therefore, cannot and do not guarantee that information communicated by you to us will be received or that it will not be altered before or after its transmission to us. If you elect to use the AXIS Site to communicate with us, you do so at your own risk. For additional information regarding the AXIS Group's security measures, please refer to the "Security" section of the AXIS Site.

VII. User Access to Personal Information

If you desire access to your own Personal Information, to correct existing Personal Information, or to remove your Personal Information, please contact the AXIS Group using the contact information provided below. AXIS Group will store and retain Personal Information only for as long as is reasonably necessary. AXIS Group reserves the right to maintain your Personal Information even if AXIS Group has suspended, limited, or terminated your access to the AXIS Site for violating the applicable Terms of Use.

VIII. Contact Information

If you have any questions about these Terms of Use, the operation of this AXIS Site, or your dealings with us, you can contact us at:

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited
AXIS House
92 Pitts Bay Road
Pembroke, HM 08
Bermuda
Tel: + 1.441.296.2600
Fax: + 1.441.405.2640