Personal information collected by AIG Insurance New Zealand Limited (“AIG”), is treated as confidential and is protected by the Privacy Act 1993 (New Zealand). Personal information is information about an identifiable individual. Personal information is provided to us voluntarily, however if we do not collect certain information we may not be able to process your application.
This site is operated by AIG through the use of an external hosting service provider. When visiting this site, a record of your visit is logged. The following information is automatically recorded for statistical purposes and is used by AIG to help improve the site: the user's server address; the user's operating system (for example Windows, MAC etc); the type of browser used; the user's top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .nz, .uk etc); the date and time of the visit to the site; the pages accessed and the documents downloaded; the previous site visited; the external links from this site that are used by you.
No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the Internet Service Provider's logs.
When you email us: we will record your email address; we will not use your email address for any unrelated purpose; we will not disclose it without your consent.
Other information collected by us, for example through an on-line form, will always: be collected by lawful and fair means; be used for a lawful purpose; be collected with your consent; and have a clear and explicit purpose of collection.
Your personal information will not be released unless the law permits it or your permission is given. We provide a secure environment and a reliable system but you should be aware that there may be inherent risks associated with the transmission of information via the internet. For those who do not wish to use the internet, AIG provides alternative ways of obtaining and providing information. In some circumstances, AIG security guidelines may also require us to send particular information by non-electronic means.
Cookies are pieces of information that a website can transfer to an individual's computer hard drive for record keeping. Cookies can make websites easier to use by storing information about your preferences on a particular website. The information remains on your computer after the Internet session finishes.
On each use a "session cookie" may be temporarily placed on your computer, which is used to maintain navigation information during your site visit. These session cookies are automatically deleted from your computer at the end of each Internet session.
Your computer saves cookies to your hard drive so that they are available the next time you use it. These cookies record details of search results and viewed documents to make your navigation easier on subsequent visits to a site. AIG does not record this information.
We use your personal information for the following purposes:
You may gain access to your personal information or correct your details by a written request to AIG by writing to:
The Privacy Manager AIG PO Box 1745 Shortland Street Auckland 1140 New Zealand
In some circumstances, AIG may not permit access to your personal information. Circumstances where access may be denied include where it would compromise the privacy of other individuals, or where it would be unlawful. Whilst access to your personal information may generally be provided free of charge, we reserve the right to charge for access requests in limited circumstances.
If you feel you have a complaint about privacy, please write to the above address.
By completing an on-line application form you consent to the above uses of your personal information.