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UNION Versicherungsdienst GmbH - About us 

UNION Versicherungsdienst GmbH is the reliable partner for the institutions and employees of the "Paritätische" in all matters relating to insurance protection. On behalf of its shareholder – the German Parity Welfare Association – UNION mediates high-quality and low-priced insurance and pension products. In the context of long-term broker-assignments and as representatives of our clients‘ interests, we provide insurance and risk advisory services. We also assume mediation and administration of insurance contracts. In this role, UNION Versicherungsdienst GmbH ensures that insurers fulfill their contractual and legal obligations towards our customers in a contractually correct, prompt and clientfocused manner. 

As a specialized insurance broker, we are authorized in accordance with Section 34d paragraph 1 of the German Trade Regulations [Gewerbeordnung]. UNION Versicherungsdienst GmbH acts exclusively in the interest of its customers. In accordance with Section 11a German Trade Regulations, UNION Versicherungsdienst GmbH is registered with the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Lippe zu Detmold and is listed as an insurance broker in the German intermediary register under No. D-SOXI-5D28Y-34. Please visit the website of the Intermediary Register at or contact the Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag (DIHK) e.V. [Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce], Breite Strasse 29 in 10178 Berlin. Phone: +49 (0)-180-600 585-0 (20 ct per call from the German landline network; calls from the German mobile phone network will not exceed 60 ct per call) for further information on the insurance brokers listed in the intermediary register. Please visit our website at for further information about UNION Versicherungsdienst GmbH. 

UNION Versicherungsdienst GmbH will normally receive a broker’s commission for its activities, which is included in the insurance premium. If agreed, it works on a fee basis, which is to be paid directly by the client; a combination of broker’s commission and fee is possible. UNION Versicherungsdienst GmbH does not receive any other payments as remuneration. For insurance contracts brokered and/or managed by the Ecclesia Group Assekuranz-Service GmbH as insurance agent for insurers, this company receives a commission from the insurer for its activities on behalf of the insurer, which is included in the insurance premium. 

UNION Versicherungsdienst GmbH is strongly committed to resolve any dispute arising out of or in connection with our contractual relationship amicably. We are obliged to take part in extrajudicial settlement of disputes before the Arbitration Boards of the Versicherungsombudsmann e. V., Postfach 080632, 10006 Berlin, www.versicherungsombudsmann. de and of the Ombudsmann Private Kranken- und Pflegeversicherung, Kronenstraße 13, 10117 Berlin,, where these arbitration bodies are competent. 

As an annex to this customer information at first business contact with our company, please find the data protection declaration of UNION Versicherungsdienst GmbH and the information in accordance with art. 13 and 14 GDPR attached. 

UNION Versicherungsdienst GmbH is an organization of the Ecclesia Group, which has its headquarters in Detmold. With about 1,750 employees and a turnover of 235 million euros, the Ecclesia Group is the largest German insurance broker for companies and institutions ( The Ecclesia Group operates its own companies in Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands and Turkey. With its partners in the Ecclesia Global Network it has a worldwide presence. 


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Data Privacy Statement and Information in accordance with Articles 13 and 14 of the GDPR