This Data Privacy Statement describes how Aon Hewitt
collects, uses, and protects personally identifiable
information. At Aon Hewitt, protecting personally identifiable
information about you is important to us. We strive
to protect the personal information under our control
and take certain precautions to help maintain the
security and integrity of that data.
How Aon Hewitt Receives Your Information
Most of the personally identifiable information
we receive relates to an employer's programs, including
pay, benefits, and other human resources plans or
programs. There are several ways that we could receive
- You might provide the information directly
as a benefit plan participant.
- Your employer or service providers (such
as payroll processors, health plans, or mutual
funds) that have a part in administering your
employer's plans or programs might provide the
- You might provide information as a visitor
to Aon Hewitt's Web sites or choose to participate
in some type of information exchange, including
- We may also receive personal information
from companies that choose to participate in
The types of personal information we receive
- Contact information and other identifiers
such as name, address, phone number, email address,
Social Security Number, or bank account number,
as required to provide our services.
- Demographic information, such as
date of birth, gender, and marital status.
- Employment information, such as date
of hire, employment status, pay history, tax
withholding information, performance records,
and date of termination.
- Benefit program participation and coverage
information, such as benefit elections,
beneficiary information, claims information,
benefit plan account balances or accrued benefits,
and date of retirement.
Aon Hewitt's Commitment to Protecting Personally
We have implemented various security measures
to help prevent unauthorized processing or disclosure
of personal information and to prevent accidental
loss, destruction, or damage to your personal information.
We have implemented a computer security policy and
related procedures, and we train our employees about
data security issues. Only employees who have a
job-related need to do so are authorized to access
personal information, and they have agreed to protect
the confidentiality of that information. In addition
to these employees, only your employer and particular
service providers are authorized to access your
personal information. We also require that our subcontractors
enter into confidentiality agreements intended to
protect your personal information.
Our commitment to protecting personally identifiable
information also means that:
- We won't sell your personally identifiable
information to any third party.
- We won't use, transfer, or disclose your
personally identifiable information to anyone
outside of Aon Hewitt, unless authorized by you,
except in connection with your employer's plans
and programs, as required by law or legal process,
in response to law enforcement requests, and
as necessary to protect the property, interests,
and rights of Aon Hewitt and/or your employer.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a piece of information contained in a very small text file that is stored in your Internet browser or elsewhere on your hard drive. Cookies allow a website to identify a user's device whenever that user returns to the website and are commonly used in order to make websites work more efficiently and enrich the user experience, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Aon Hewitt is committed to accurately maintaining
your personally identifiable information. Although
we can't guarantee that your personal information
will be 100% accurate at all times, we'll take reasonable
steps to correct personal information that is properly
identified as incorrect.
Aon Hewitt reserves the right to modify this Data
Privacy Statement at any time. If you have any questions
or complaints about Aon Hewitt's use of your personally
identifiable information or about this Data Privacy
Statement, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.