Professional Indemnitiy for Digital Professions

Contract Information: Selected Plan Content

The following information gives you an overview of the important contents of the insurance contract for Professional Indemnity for Digital Professions and the risk carrier Markel. We expressly point out that this information is not exhaustive.

1. Type of Indemnity Insurance Offered

The insurance is Financial Loss Indemnity Insurance (FLII) with integrated Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) for freelancers and service providers.

The financial loss indemnity insurance also includes first-party claims insurance. The following are insured, among others

  • Costs of an external PR consultant in the event of imminent or already occurred reputational damage due to a damage event,
  • Changing or blocking your own website (e.g. hacking damage)
  • Replacement of lost, own, written documents for order processing,
  • Costs for loss of your own domain caused by a third party (legal protection for domain)

Optional Modules

In order to adapt the insurance cover individually to your business model,’s professional indemnity insurance offers additional add-ons:

2. Premium Payment:

The insurance premium is paid annually by credit card as shown in the premium invoice.

3. Failure to Pay the First Premium

One-time or first premium

As long as the one-time or first premium has not been paid on time, the insurance agreement terminates after 15 days from the day the policyholder received a payment reminder (registered letter) from the insurer with notification that the premium is due.

Follow-up insurance premium

Follow-up premiums must be paid immediately following receipt of the premium invoice. If the premium has not been paid within 15 days from the day the policyholder received a payment reminder (registered letter) from the insurer with notification that the premium is due, the insurer may terminate the insurance contract without a notice period.

The insurer will expressly advise the policyholder of this consequence when the termination is issued. The termination is not valid if the policyholder submits the payment within one month after the termination or the expiry of the deadline, unless the insured event has already occurred.

If a failure to pay a premium has resulted from policyholder‘s financial difficulties, the insurance is not terminated until the impeding circumstance has ceased to exist or three months has elapsed from the closing of the notice period.

4. Start of Insurance

When you pay by credit card, if the application questions are answered with yes, you will receive immediate insurance coverage, i.e. from 12:00 a.m. CET of the selected start of insurance (including Saturday or Sunday). In the online application, you can choose a backdate of up to 3 months or a date that is up to 12 months in the future.

5. Contract Extension and Termination

The contract is extended by a further year if it is not terminated by the insurer under acceptable reason with one month’s notice to the end of the insurance year. You are entitled to terminate the insurance contract at any time without a notice period.

For complete information, we ask you to familiarise yourself with the insurance conditions agreed upon.