Letter notifying data breach to insurer
Letter notifying data breach to insurer

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Letter notifying data breach to insurers

[Data insurer’s name and address]


Dear [insert organisation name],

Notification under Policy Number [insert policy number]

[We understand that, under the terms of our policy, we are required to notify you in the event of a data security breach.]

On [insert date] we became aware that [briefly describe what happened, ie how and when the breach occurred].

[We have conducted a review of this incident, details of which have been included in the attachment to this letter. OR We are conducting a thorough review of this incident and aim to complete our review by [date]. We have included in the attachment to this letter as much relevant information as we have available at this stage.]

[We are also working closely with [internal and external] data security experts, [describe any other sector specific body or regulator you may be in contact with],

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