Personal Data Protection Policy
InsureDIY Pte Ltd (UEN 201212158G) is a company licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore to undertake broker activities in Singapore. We are also an exempt financial adviser advising on life policies and collective investment schemes (CIS).
This Personal Data Protection Policy will help you understand how we collect, use and protect your personal data. Details of the types of personal data that we collect, use, and disclose are described further below. We will respect your personal data and keep it secure. We are committed to fully implementing and complying with the data protection principles and all relevant provisions of the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 ("PDPA").
Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
In the event you choose to engage our services and subject to the further matters detailed in the "Your Consent" section below, you are deemed to have read, understood and agreed to the terms of this Personal Data Protection Policy as set forth hereunder.
Our services are made available to you subject to your acceptance of the terms of this Personal Data Protection Policy and your consent to our collection, use, recording, storage, transmission, erasure, destruction (hereinafter collectively referred to as “processing”) and/or disclosure of your personal data in accordance with such terms. By using our website ("our Site"), you are deemed to have read, understood and accepted the terms of this Personal Data Protection Policy. In the event you choose to engage our services, you will be required to complete a registration process a section of which will require you to expressly consent to our processing of your personal data. You may, at any time, withdraw your consent previously given to us to process your personal data by providing us with a written notice to such effect. Please note, however, that if you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to continue serving you or providing the full services which you were enjoying previously.
Other than the personal data which you provide to us, we may receive and process personal data about yourself which you may have provided to third party insurers or product providers for the purposes of your insurance policy or CIS application or subscription. In such instances, you are deemed to have consented to any processing by us of such additional personal data of yourself.
TYPES OF INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
Your information is essential for us to render our services to you. As part of the quotation, account set-up and order fulfilment processes, we will be asking you for your personal information in order to provide an accurate quotation and to tailor our services to your needs.
The safety and integrity of your information is of utmost importance to us. Regardless of whether you are a visitor or registered user, we place great priority in protecting the privacy and security of any information that personally identifies you and/or your account with us. In order for us to provide to you our advisory services, we will need you to provide us with personal information about yourself (“personal data”) which includes without limitation: -
(a) any personal information which you provide to us by filling in the forms available on our Site for the purposes of the registration process, subscribing to our service, seeking a quotation for a policy, for a renewal, for an endorsement, or for making a claim or for subscribing to a CIS or for requesting further services including without limitation: -
(b) any personal information which you provide to us in the course of any transaction, other than submission of forms, executed through our Site as well as the fulfilment of your orders;
(c) any personal information which is set out in any correspondence which you send to us;
(d) any personal information which is set out in any survey commissioned by us for research purposes which is completed by you on a voluntary basis;
(e) details of your visits to our Site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access; and
(f) any other information which would enable us to identify you as an individual.
When you provide information about a third party you are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the information and that you confirm that you have informed and sought that third party’s consent to provide their personal information to us.
HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION
We may ask you for your personal data in order to provide an accurate quotation or to tailor services to your needs as part of the quotation, account set-up and order fulfilment processes. This includes collecting information at the time of you registering to use our Site, subscribing to our service, seeking a quotation for a policy, renewal, endorsement, or subscribing to a CIS or for making a claim, or for requesting further services.
In order to carry out our services, we may collect personal information about you from someone else, including another insurer, an insurance investigator, claims manager, CIS provider or a medical provider.
PURPOSES FOR WHICH WE COLLECT INFORMATION
We may collect, use, record, store, transmit and disclose your personal data for the following purposes:
Your personal data will only be shared with the relevant insurers, CIS providers, CIS platform as well as our third party rewards program partner on a need-to-know basis and as further detailed below, will not be shared with other selected organisations for marketing purposes, without your prior consent. Use of your personal data shall be in compliance with the applicable data protection and security laws, regulations and industry standards.
If you do not want us to use your personal data in any of these ways, please contact us.
We may also disclose your personal data to third parties where such disclosure is necessary to satisfy the purpose or directly related purpose for which the personal data was collected. Such third parties include our group companies, suppliers, professional advisors, other insurers, authorized personnel who assist with the application and claims process, repairers and suppliers, investigators and recovery agents.
In this respect we will not intentionally disclose your personal data to any third party for any purpose other than for such purposes to which your consent encompasses except
(a) when the disclosure:
(b) The disclosure was justified as being in the public interest in circumstances as determined by the Singapore authorities.
For the avoidance of doubt, we may disclose your personal data to any of our officers, employees, agents or affiliates on a need-to-know basis without obtaining your prior consent.
RETENTION AND TRANSFER
We will only keep your personal data for as long as it is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was collected as well as to ensure due compliance with the law. Once it is no longer required to be retained by us, we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your personal data is destroyed and
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, stored at, or processed at a destination outside of Singapore. It may also be processed by staff operating outside of Singapore, who work for us, for one of our suppliers, for the insurers, CIS providers or CIS platform whom we seek quotations from and/or who enter into transactions with you. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Personal Data Protection Policy.
Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own personal data protection policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
We take all reasonable precautions to protect your personal data from unauthorised access, use, or disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions and all pages that require personal information will be encrypted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password (code or other authentication device or method) which enables you to access certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping this code, password, device or method confidentialand must not share it with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site. Any transmission is at your own risk.
Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access, including anti-virus software.
Cookies are data files that contain and collect data. When you browse our Site, cookies will be stored in your computer's hard drive. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Site and also allows us to improve our Site (see below for more details). We will not collect any personal data from you under this circumstance. You have a choice as to whether to accept the cookies, but if you choose not to accept, certain functionalites may not be available.
Our Site uses the cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Site, to enable you to move throughout our Site, to enable us to customise your experience of the Site to you and your interests by remembering your preferences as to language, font size etc, to determine previous and/or subsequent websites that you have visited in order to enable a better understanding of your behaviour and preferences and to improve our website through monitoring usage trends.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will inform you (before collecting your personal data) if we intend to use your personal data for such purposes, or after obtaining your consent, if we intend to disclose your information personal data to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your personal data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at the contact address below.
You may withdraw your consent for us to collect, use or disclose your personal data by giving us reasonable notice at the contact address below.
You may correct or update the personal data that we have about you by contacting us using the contact details below.
We shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that your personal data is accurate, complete, not misleading and kept up-to-date, by having regard to the purpose for which you have granted us your consent.
The PDPA gives you the right to access information held about you and you may submit your access request in accordance with the PDPA by using the contact details below. We may charge an administration fee for access requests. You can also access your personal data that we maintain by logging into your online account.
CHANGES TO OUR PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION POLICY
Any changes we may make to our Personal Data Protection Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you. The changes will take effect immediately whether or not you have received notification so long as you continue to use this Site after the change.
If you have any questions, comments and requests regarding this Personal Data Protection Policy or if you wish to contact the Data Protection Officer, you can write to us at [email protected] or The Data Protection Officer, InsureDIY Pte Ltd, 20 Maxwell Road, #07-18D, Maxwell House Singapore 069113.