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Privacy Policy

References to “NTI”, ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’ in this statement refers to and includes NTI Limited ABN 84 000 746 109 AFSL 237246, its brands “National Transport Insurance”/ “NTI”, “Truck Assist”, “Yellow Cover”, “Marine Protect”, and “Shipping & Delivery Insurance” and any related company within the meaning of the Corporation Act 2001 (Cth).

We regard privacy as an important right for our customers. Information provided to us by our customers is protected by our strict standards, upheld by policies and procedures.

Our collection, use, holding, and disclosure of your personal information is governed by relevant Australian Privacy Laws (including but limited to the Australian Privacy Principles and the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)). 

Our Privacy Policy

This is our Privacy Policy on the management of personal information and sensitive information. "Personal information" means 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” is a component of personal information and relates more specifically to information that, by its “sensitive” nature, which includes criminal records.

We appreciate that as a customer of ours, you trust us with your personal information and sensitive information, and we are committed to safeguarding your privacy.

We collect personal information so we are able to identify you and conduct appropriate checks, to understand your requirements when providing you with a product or service. This allows us to establish, administer and manage our products and services, perform tasks in connection with purchasing a product provided to you, gather and aggregate information for statistical, prudential, actuarial, reporting and research purposes. 

We manage, train and develop our employees and representatives for when they handle your information. We manage complaints and disputes, and report to dispute resolution bodies. We collect your personal information to better understand you, your needs, and your behaviours, how you interact with us, enabling us to engage in product and service research, development and business strategy, and manage the delivery of our services and products through the different methods we communicate with you.

When we are unable to collect your personal information, we may be unable to provide you with certain products and services or limited in what we can provide.


Consideration of personal information privacy

We manage your personal information in an open and transparent manner taking such reasonable steps to ensure our practices, procedures and systems relating to our services and handling of enquiries or complaints are in compliance with the Australian Privacy Principles.

Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal and Sensitive Information

What kind of information do we hold?

Personal Information

The personal information that we may collect or hold about you can include:

•    name, date of birth, gender

•    contact details such as your address, phone number or email

•    information that we require to provide you with a product or service such as your claims history, driving history, vehicle registration number and financial institution account or credit card details

•    information that we obtain on databases or websites including business, company or criminal history searches

•    information that we obtain in processing a claim such as information contained in a police report or expert report

•    insurance policy information such as your previous insurers, details of any intermediary or broker you use or previous insurance policies held by you.

Sensitive Information

We also collect sensitive information with your consent or where the information is reasonably necessary and directly related to delivering our products and services to you, forms part of our due diligence process, or where the law requires or authorises the collection of such information.

How do we collect, hold and secure your personal information?

We may collect your personal information directly from you, for example: 

•    over the phone (mobile, telephone and calls made using internet services)

•    written forms

•    emails and other forms of electronic communications 

•    through the internet (social media, websites etc.) 

•    online platforms and mobile applications

We may also receive your personal information from a third party (including related parties, other persons or entities). This includes our list of affiliated brokers, referrers and partners.

We will collect your personal information on an ad hoc or a recurrent basis. For example, we will collect personal information when you acquire a product or service from us, when you make changes to that product, when you make a claim or exercise a right under the product or service or when you need to complain. We will combine or link personal information we already know about you to other personal information we collect about you. 

We may hold personal information electronically or on paper / in hard copy. When we collect and hold your personal information, we take all reasonable precautions to protect the information from misuse, interference, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. Where legally required we will destroy personal information or de-identify it to protect such personal information.

Purposes for which we collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information

We may collect, use or disclose your personal information for the following purposes:

•    providing and administering our products and services in relation to you;

•    customer, product, business or strategic research and development;

•    dealing with a claim in relation to you;

•    dealing with enquiries and complaints in relation to you;

•    facilitating business operations such as our IT infrastructures, databases, websites and for statistical and maintenance purposes;

•    complying with legislation, regulation and industry codes that are applicable to us. Under Australian law we may be authorised or required to collect your personal information for Goods and Services Tax, Income Tax Assessment Acts, Tax Administration Act, National Consumer Law, Personal Properties Securities Act, Anti-Money laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act, and any regulations made under these and other legislation we need to adhere to;

•    any other purpose communicated to you at the time we collected your personal information or as required or permitted by law.

We may disclose your personal information to and/or collect that personal information for the purposes of sharing it with:

•    our joint venturers (Insurance Australia Limited trading as CGU Insurance ABN 11 000 016 722 AFSL 227681 and AAI Limited Trading as Vero Insurance ABN 48 005 297 807 AFSL 230859) and related companies;

•    our agents, referrers and distributors;

•    our clubs, associations, member programmes that relate to the products and services we provide you;

•    third parties we have contracted to provide services, products or administrative services which include but limited to: consultancy firms, auditors, marketing agencies investigators, credit reference providers, recovery agents, lawyers, assessors, repairers, suppliers, advisers, mailing houses, online publishers, media partners, market researchers, payment service providers, experts and IT providers and agents or subcontractors of any of those providers;

•    government, statutory or regulatory bodies and enforcement agencies;

•    external dispute resolution bodies such as Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA);

•    any organisation assisting us to gather or aggregate information for statistical, prudential, actuarial, reporting, analytical or research purposes;

•    any other organisation or person where you have asked them to provide your personal information to us or asked us to obtain personal information from them.

Our Mobile application and geolocation 


To provide you with our mobile application’s core features, we may collect the following types of information:

•    Personal Information: This may include your name, email address, and phone number, which you voluntarily provide to us during the registration process.

•    Location Information: We collect and store information about your location by accessing your mobile device's GPS coordinates if you enable location services on your device, and are online within the mobile application. We do not capture your location when you are offline.

How We Use Your Information

•    To provide you with our mobile application’s core features: We use your location information to enable essential functionalities within the app.

•    To contact and communicate with you: We may use your personal information to contact you with newsletters, marketing, or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you.

•    For internal record keeping and administrative purposes: We use your information for operational needs, such as tracking usage, analysing data, and troubleshooting issues.



To provide location-based services on our mobile application, we may collect, use, and share location data including the real-time geographic location of your mobile device. This location data is used by us to provide and improve location-based features and services. We may also request you to provide personal information and link that information to your location data for the purpose of providing some of the location based features of our mobile application.

In accordance with Google's guidelines on collecting location information in the background we justify the need for capturing this data on the basis that the location-based services are integral to our mobile application’s functionality.

Understanding location in the background permissions


Direct Marketing

With your direct or inferred consent, we may collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information to provide you with information and offers about our products and services that we believe may be of interest to you. We may use various channels including but not limited to email, telephone, SMS, mail, social media. To engage in direct marketing we collect your personal information from and disclose it to others who provide us with specialised data matching trending or analytical services, as well as general marketing services. We may also collect your personal information for marketing through competitions and by purchasing contact lists.  

You can contact us at any time to ‘opt out’ of receiving marketing communications by phoning (07) 3292 9800,or writing to us at NTI Limited PO Box 13550 George Street QLD 4003, or simply follow the unsubscribe instructions in the relevant communication. You can change your mind at any time. If you decide to ‘opt back in’ just let us know. 

Targeted Marketing

We may use online targeted marketing, data and audience matching and market segmentation to improve advertising relevance to you. We and other persons who provide us with services, may combine the personal information collected from you or others, with the information we, or our service providers already hold about you to enable targeted marketing.

Cross Border disclosure of Personal Information

We may send your personal information overseas and collect personal information from overseas. Instances when we will do this include:

•    when you have asked us to do so, or we have your consent;

•    when we are authorised or required by law or a court/tribunal to do so;

•    when we have outsourced a business activity or function to an overseas service provider; and

•    certain electronic transactions.

Use or Disclosure of Government Identifiers

Identifiers are unique numbers that a Commonwealth Government organisation has assigned to you. These include tax file numbers and Medicare numbers. We will not adopt or assign any Commonwealth Government identifiers as our own identifier of you unless it is required or authorised by Australian law or a court/tribunal.

How to access or correct your personal information

By contacting us using the details below, you can request access to the personal information that we hold about you in the format you require. You can also contact us to correct or update your personal information if you believe the information we hold about you is incorrect or incomplete.

NTI Privacy Related Queries

•    phone (07) 3292 9800; or 

•    In writing to us at:

NTI Limited 

PO Box 13550 

George Street QLD 4003

We are required to respond to your request within 30 days or if it takes an extended period of time will inform you of any likely delay. We may charge for the costs of providing access to your personal information (such as postage), however we will inform you if a charge applies before we proceed with your request.

There may be some circumstances where we may not be able to either provide access to or correct your personal information.  If we refuse your request, we will provide you with a written statement which sets out the reasons for the refusal and the avenues available to you to make an appeal or complaint.

Breach of Privacy and Complaints

In the event we become aware of a privacy breach relating to personal information that NTI has been provided or collects NTI will:

•    follow its established policy, procedure and guidelines to resolve the matter; and

•    where applicable, advise the individual or the general public of the privacy issue.

Where you have a complaint about your personal information or you believe there is a breach of privacy we ask that you contact us by:

•    Phone: (07) 3292 9800

•    Email:

•    In writing at: 

NTI Limited

PO Box 13550

George Street QLD 4003 

We have an internal dispute resolution process to address such issues. We will contact you if we require additional information or have reached a decision relating to your complaint. We will advise you of the progress of your complaint and the timeframe for a decision in relation to your complaint. 

The Office of Australian Information Commissioner (“OAIC”) suggests you allow 30 days for us to respond to your privacy complaint, and then you may contact the OAIC with your complaint.

If you are not satisfied with our decision you can direct your complaint to the OAIC in 1 of 3 ways:

•    The OAIC online “Privacy Complaint Form” at

•    By mail (if you have concerns about postal security, you may wish to consider sending your complaint by registered mail);

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

GPO Box 5288, Sydney NSW 2001

•    By fax +61 2 6123 5145


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