Privacy is important especially when you consider the number of ways we communicate and interact these days. We are committed to our privacy obligations and will conduct our business to ensure the protection of your personal information, including sensitive information.
This policy ("Policy") explains how Insurance Australia Limited (ABN 11 000 016 722)("IAL" or "we") manage, collect, use and protect an individual's personal information in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles ("APPs") and the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) ("Privacy Act").
We are committed to safeguarding your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal information. This Policy aims to give you a better understanding of the types of personal information we collect and the purposes for which that information is used, including circumstances where information is likely to be disclosed to overseas recipients.
In this Policy, the terms "Personal Information" and "Sensitive Information" reflect the meanings as they are defined in the Privacy Act:
Personal information: Information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable:
(A) whether the information or opinion is true or not and
(B) whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not.
Sensitive information: Information or an opinion about an individual’s racial or ethnic origin political opinion membership of a political association religious beliefs or affiliations philosophical beliefs membership of a professional or trade association membership of a trade union sexual orientation or practices criminal record that is also personal information health information genetic information (that is not otherwise health information) biometric information that is to be used for the purpose of automated biometric verification or biometric identification or biometric templates.