‘Our’, ‘Us’ and ‘We’ refers to Tego Insurance Pty Ltd, ABN 608 505 960, AFSL 482467 of Level 5, 260 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, NSW, Australia 2010.
‘Personal Information’ is any ‘information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable:
‘Related Companies’ has the same meaning as related bodies corporate and the meaning in section 50 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).
‘Sensitive Information’ is a sub set of Personal Information defined as:
‘You’ and ‘Your’ refers to our customers and prospective customers. It also refers generally to users of our websites.
We recognise that your privacy is very important to you. We are committed to ensuring the privacy of Your Personal Information.
The Privacy Act details Australian Privacy Principles that set minimum standards for how private sector organisations such as us should collect, use, disclose, store, and provide access to and correction of Personal Information.
The Personal Information We collect depends on the products and services we offer you or you use or apply for (and may also require us to collect Personal Information about other people such as a co-insured, or your spouse, partner or children). Typically the details we collect and hold include your name, contact details (address, phone and fax number, and email address), date of birth, gender and payment details. We may also collect information that is specific to a particular product.
The type of Sensitive Information We may collect generally include the following (where it is relevant to underwriting an insurance policy or dealing with, managing, or processing a claim):
We collect Personal Information to provide, offer and administer. Our various products and services, or otherwise as permitted by law. Such purposes include responding to Your enquiries, providing You with assistance You request of Us, maintaining and administering Our products and services (for example processing requests for quotes, applications for insurance, underwriting and pricing policies, issuing You with a policy, managing claims, processing payments); processing Your survey or questionnaire responses; market research and the collection of general statistical information using common internet technologies such as cookies; providing You with marketing information regarding other products and services (of Ours or a third party); quality assurance and training purposes; performing administrative operations (including accounting and risk management) and any other purpose identified at the time of collecting Your information.
We will only collect ‘Sensitive Information’ where it is relevant to underwriting an insurance policy or dealing with, managing, or processing a claim. We may use or disclose it by giving it to Related Companies and Our appointed third parties for research and analysis and to design, test or underwrite new insurance products or features. Your Sensitive Information will not be used or disclosed for any other purpose unless we have your permission.
We may combine or link Personal Information We already hold about you to other Personal Information We collect about you. Third party marketing service providers may combine the Personal Information we disclose to them with information they already hold about you, in order to provide you with more relevant advertising about our or their products and services.
Third parties are prohibited from using Your Personal Information for purposes other than those for which it is supplied.
If you do not consent to us collecting, using or disclosing all or some of the Personal Information We request, we may not be able to provide you with our products or services such as processing your application for insurance, your claim or any payment due to you. It may also prevent us from maintaining or administering your policy or the provision of information regarding our products or services or those of any third party.
We collect Your Personal Information from you in various ways and at several different points, including via telephone (including any form of mobile phone text messaging), our website, hard copy forms or email. Unless it is unreasonable or impracticable for us to do so, we collect Your Personal Information directly from you. There may, however, be occasions where we collect Your Personal Information from someone else.
Collection of Your Personal Information may include us collecting from:
Unless it is impracticable, you have the option of interacting with us anonymously or by the use of a pseudonym. For example, you may visit and browse our websites and use some of our online facilities without having to reveal any Personal Information.
We may use a cookie that collects anonymous traffic data. A cookie is a message given to a web browser by a web server which is then stored by the browser in a text file. Each time the browser requests a page from the server this message is sent back which enables the user’s computer address (IP address) to be identified.
We may use the information provided by cookies and IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, or for research and marketing purposes to help us improve our product and service offerings. No information which personally identifies you will be collected through the cookies. You can set your browser to notify you before you receive a cookie so you have the chance to accept it and can set your browser to turn off cookies. No information which personally identifies you will be collected as part of these cookies.
On occasion, We may use Your Personal Information to provide You with information about the products and services We or Our distributors, referrers, agents, business partners, affiliates and any proposed new or incoming insurer may offer. If you do not wish to receive any of this information you can at any time let Us know by contacting us.
We may collect Personal Information from and/or share Your Personal Information with Our Related Companies and other third parties who provide services to us or on our behalf.
We may collect and/or share Your Personal Information with other third parties or any unrelated party under the following circumstances:
We aim to ensure that Your Personal Information is accurate, complete and up to date.
During the course of your relationship with Us We will ask you to inform us of any changes to Your Personal Information? You should however contact us at any time to update Your Personal Information or advise us that the information we have is not accurate or complete.
We are committed to keeping Your Personal Information secure and will use all reasonable precautions to protect it from loss, misuse, interference and unauthorised access, modification or disclosure including:
You may generally access the information we hold about you and request corrections. This right is, subject to the exceptions detailed in the Australian Privacy Principles. For example, we may refuse access where the:
Where providing access would reveal evaluative information in connection with a commercially sensitive decision-making process, we will provide an explanation for the decision rather than direct access to the information. In most cases, You may access Your Personal Information at no cost to You by contacting Our privacy officer at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to Level 5, 260 Elizabeth Street Surry Hills NSW 2010. For access to complex or Sensitive Information or more detailed requests for access to Your Personal Information, for example, access to information that is archived, we may require you to place your request in writing and charge you a fee for our reasonable costs of retrieving and supplying the information to you.
In all cases you will be asked to verify who you are before Your Personal Information is provided. All requests for Personal Information will be handled in a reasonable period of time.
If you are not satisfied with our response to your enquiry or complaint you can contact the Privacy Officer and request that it be reviewed by a senior staff member who will endeavour to resolve your dispute within 30 days. If you are still not satisfied we will tell you about any external dispute resolution avenues which may be available to you.