Effective December 15, 2017
National Western Life Insurance Company (“NWL”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personally
Internet Website residing at www.nationalwesternlife.com
(“NWL Internet Website”) and NWL’s online client service portal, MyNWL. This policy refers to these sites collectively
as the “NWL Websites.” The NWL Websites are also governed by the terms and conditions described in the Legal Disclosure.
NWL collects personal information from NWL customers and prospective customers to provide these individuals with NWL products and services. NWL has designed its information collection practices to collect the minimum amount of information necessary to support a transaction with a customer or prospective customer. NWL will collect your personal information when:
- You complete and submit applications or other forms associated with NWL products through the NWL Websites or through conversations with NWL representatives, including NWL agents.
- You complete any underwriting forms, questionnaires or examinations.
You request changes to your NWL policy through communication with NWL client support specialists or your NWL agent.
- You, your appointed designee, or the beneficiary of your policy reports a claim under your policy.
You provide authorization for non-NWL entities, including consumer reporting agencies and parameds, to provide NWL with health information, credit history, or similar consumer information reports necessary to administer your NWL policy.
Personal information collected by NWL includes the following:
- First and last name
- Telephone number
- Date of birth
- Fax number
- Email address
- Credit card, debit card, or checking account information
- Driver’s license number
- Social security number
- Medical information
- Any additional information that NWL may use to specifically identify an individual.
NWL maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the personal information it collects through NWL Internet Websites and to comply with state and federal laws. NWL also regularly reviews its security policies and practices, monitors its computer networks, and tests the strength of its security measures to reduce risks to the security of your personal information.
When you view pages on our site, the web server automatically collects certain technical information from your computer and about your connection. In addition to any information collected by our server, NWL collects the following:
- The domain name from which you visit our site
- Aggregate information on pages visited
- The referring website
- The date and time of visit
- The duration of visit
- Your browser type
- Your screen resolution
- Aggregate information collected by Google Analytics
Continued use of our website indicates consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of this information as described in this notice.
From time to time, we may use visitor information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice.
Only data collected from the time of the policy change forward will be used for these new purposes. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our website periodically.
A cookie is a small data file that is written to your hard drive that contains information about your visit to a web page. If you prefer not to receive cookies, you may configure your browser not to accept them at all, or to notify and require approval before accepting new cookies. Some web pages/sites may not function properly if the cookies are turned off, or you may have to provide the same information each time you visit those pages.
- Customize web page content on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends
- Record aggregate information collected by Google Analytics
An anonymous identifier is a random string of characters that is used for the same purposes as a cookie on platforms, including certain mobile devices, where cookie technology is not available.
Opting out of Google Analytics Advertising Features
Users can opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads by using Google Ads Settings.
If you have supplied personally identifiable information to NWL, and would like to review or request changes to any of the personally identifiable information collected about you, you may send a written request to NWL Policy Owner Services addressed to:
Policy Owner Services
National Western Life Insurance Company
PO Box 209080
Austin, TX 78720