Information and Addendum for Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) Safeguards Rule

What is the Safeguards Rule:

The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLBA”) (1999) requires the protection of consumer data. The Safeguards Rule (“Rule”) has been in place since 2003, it included requirements that dealers “safeguard” consumer data. 

Changes to the Safeguards Rule are in response to the growing incidence and severity of cyberattacks.

How the changes to the Safeguards Rule affect dealers:

The new Safeguards Rule includes specific measures that dealers must implement before December 9, 2022 to comply. 

Under the Rule, dealers must ensure that service providers maintain safeguards similar to the dealers’ own information security program. 

The Rule envisions dealers obtain written acknowledgement of the safeguards their service providers have in place.

Assurant’s Actions:

Assurant has prepared an easy, downloadable and printable Addendum for you to use.

Click Here to access Assurant’s Safeguards Addendum.

Send the signed Addendum to csauto@assurant.com

If you have questions, please contact csauto@assurant.com