iSelect is committed to protecting the confidentiality of your personal information. This policy explains the steps we have taken to ensure that we comply with the Privacy Act 1988.
For the purposes of this policy, iSelect/we means each of iSelect Ltd, iSelect Health Pty Ltd, iSelect Life Pty Ltd, iSelect General Pty Ltd, which operate the iSelect Health, Life and General Insurance businesses respectively, as well as iSelect Media Pty Ltd and iSelect Mortgages Pty Ltd.
We collect personal information in order: to provide services and products to you, ensure we comply with the requirements of our participating insurers, lenders and providers, maintain and improve customer services, meet our legal obligations and advise you of other iSelect products or services which may be of interest to you.
Whilst you may opt not to provide us with your personal information, you should be aware that without this personal information, we may not be able to provide you with the services and/or products you are applying for.
We collect personal information about you and/or your family, where applicable, when you apply for or purchase a product offered on www.iselect.com.au or when you enquire about or purchase a product or service offered by an iSelect business via our contact centre. Where possible, we will collect personal information directly from you, or from a person authorised by you.
The types of personal information we collect may include:
We may use or disclose your personal information to: another iSelect business, our participating insurers, lenders and providers, professional advisers, service providers, payment systems operators and financial institutions, and organisations authorized by iSelect to conduct promotional, research or marketing activities.
In some circumstances iSelect is entitled to disclose your personal information to third parties without your authorization such as law enforcement agencies or government authorities.
We aim to ensure that the personal information collected, used or disclosed is accurate, complete and up-to-date. We will take reasonable steps to ensure this occurs. If you believe that your personal information is not accurate, complete or up to date, please contact us by telephone on 03-9276-8000, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or address your request to the Privacy Officer, Level 4 973 Nepean Highway, Moorabbin Victoria 3189.
You will not be charged for accessing your information, although we might have to charge the reasonable cost of processing your request, including photocopying, administration and postage.
Our website is professionally hosted and operates in a secure environment. But you should be aware that there remains inherent risks associated with transmitting information via the Internet. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer for record-keeping purposes. The information collected may be used by iSelect to improve your experience on our website.
In addition, we collect aggregated non-personally identifiable data from our website to help us maintain and improve delivery of the iSelect online service and marketing. This aggregated information assists iSelect to improve content and website navigation.
Like a number of commercial web site operators, iSelect use Omniture to measure and analyse internet usage across our web sites. All pages on our web sites are coded with Omniture tracking. This enables iSelect to track the number of unique browsers to our web sites. This information is collected and aggregated and in no way does this identify a user personally.
Whilst links to third party websites are provided on our website, we are not responsible for the content or practices of these third party websites. These links are provided for your convenience and do not represent iSelect's endorsement of any linked third party website. We recommend that you check the privacy policies of these third party websites.Updated: February 2011.