Earning and maintaining customer trust is core to what we do, STAR HEALTH is truly committed to transparency in our privacy practices. Any personal information disclosed to us will be processed only to the extent of your consent and we invite you to engage with us in complete trust.
Interpretation and Definitions
The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.
Account means a unique account created for you to access our Service or parts of our Service.
Company (referred to as either “STAR HEALTH”, "the Company", "We", "Us" or "Our" in this Agreement) refers to Star Health & Allied Insurance Co. Pvt. Ltd.
Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing the details of your browsing history on that website among its many uses. These are also known as browser cookies or tracking cookies, they are small, often encrypted text files, located in the browser of your device(s). These cookies facilitate us in making your navigation across STAR HEALTH website smoother and personalized to perform certain functions. Due to cookies’ core role of enhancing/enabling usability or website processes, disabling cookies may prevent you from using some of our website functionalities.
Country refers to: India and by reference means Chennai or Tamil Nadu based on context.
Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a cell phone or a digital tablet.
Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person (i.e. you, the customer / visitor of this website) that can be used to distinguish or trace such individual’s identity, such as First Name, Last Name, Spouse Name, PAN Number, Aadhaar Number, date and place of birth, mother’s maiden name, or biometric records; and any other information that is linkable to you as an individual and not limited to information such as medical, educational, financial, and employment information. Commonly used synonyms are personal information, personally identifying information, personally identifiable information (PII) or personal/protected medical and/ or health Information (PHI).
Service refers to the Website and is a collective term for all the services we offer on this website as you navigate through it. While all the information is free to access, we will ask you to provide us with your personal data in order for us to cater to any specific services required like payment of insurance premium or to any downloadable resources.
Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of STAR HEALTH. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by STAR HEALTH to facilitate the Service, to provide the Service on behalf of the Company, to perform services related to the Service or to assist STAR HEALTH in analysing how the Service is used.
Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
Website refers to STAR HEALTH, accessible from www.starhealth.in
You mean the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.
Collecting and Using Your Personal Data
Types of Data CollectedPersonal Data
While using STAR HEALTH Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
- First name and Last name
- Email address
- Phone number / mobile numbers
- Address, State, ZIP/Postal code, City
- Aadhaar, DL , PAN number etc.
- Any professional information
- Any health information
- Website Usage Data
Sensitive Personal Data or Information
While using STAR HEALTH Services, sensitive personal data or information of a person means such personal information which consists of information relating to
- Financial information such as bank account, credit card, debit card or other payment instrument details
- Physical, physiological and mental health condition
- Sexual orientation
- Medical records and history
- Biometric information
- Any detail relating to the above clauses as provided to STAR HEALTH for providing service and
- Any of the information received under above clauses to STAR HEALTH for processing, stored or processed under lawful contract or otherwise
Provided that, any information that is freely available or accessible in public domain or furnished under the Right to Information Act, 2005 or any other law for the time being in effect shall not be regarded as sensitive personal data or information for the purposes of above.
Usage Data or browsing data.
Usage Data is collected automatically by the web browser when using STAR HEALTH Service(s). This is in addition to the specific information about yourself as provided on the website.
Usage Data may include information such as Your Device's Internet Protocol address (e.g., IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
When You access the Service by or through a mobile device, we may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever You visit our Service or when You access the Service by or through a mobile device. We also acquire the following additional technical information:
- Domain names of computers you use when you use our services.
- URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of resources your web browser requests.
- The time of the request.
- The method used by your web browser to submit the request to the server.
- The size of the file obtained in the response.
- The numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server (successful, error, etc.); and
- Other parameters related to the operating system you use.
Tracking Technologies and Cookies
- Web Beacons. Certain sections of our Service and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of a certain section and verifying system and server integrity).
Cookies can be "Persistent" or "Session" Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
We use both Session and Persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:
Necessary / Essential Cookies
Type: Session Cookies
Administered by: STAR HEALTH
Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide you with services available through the Website and to enable you to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes and do not remember where you have been on the Internet. Without these Cookies, the services that you have asked for cannot be provided, and we only use these Cookies to provide you with those services.
Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies
Type: Persistent Cookies
Administered by: STAR HEALTH.
Type: Persistent Cookies
Administered by: STAR HEALTH.
Purpose: These Cookies allow us to remember choices you make when you use the Website, such as remembering your login details, language and any other preference you make or have made. The purpose of these Cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience and to avoid you having to re-enter your preferences every time You use the Website. At any time during your visit, you have the choice to disable them, however, be aware that by doing so any preferences you might have set up would be lost.
To know more about cookies, you may kindly visit : https://www.allaboutcookies.org/
Use of Your Personal Data
STAR HEALTH may use Personal Data and may share with our affiliate partners for the following purposes:
To provide and maintain our Service,
including to monitor the usage of our Service.
For the performance of a contract:
the development, compliance and undertaking of the purchase contract for the products, items or services you have purchased or of any other contract with Us through the Service.
To contact You:
To contact You by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile application's push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.
To provide You
with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless You have opted not to receive such information.
To manage Your requests:
To attend and manage Your requests to Us.
For business transfers:
We may use Your information to evaluate or conduct a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Data held by Us about our Service users is among the assets transferred.
For other purposes:
We may use Your information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our Service, products, services, marketing and your experience.
Retention of Your Personal Data
Star Health will collect financial information such as credit card number and expiration date through the payment gateway of the credit card company or the internet banking service of your bank, but Star Health does not store these information in our database.
STAR HEALTH will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes after anonymizing and removing all linkages with user. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Transfer of Your Personal Data
Your information, including Personal Data (including sensitive data), is processed at STAR HEALTH's operating offices and in any other places where the affiliates or associated service providers involved in the processing are located.
Disclosure of Your Personal Data
Under certain circumstances, STAR HEALTH may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g., a court or a government agency).
Other legal requirements
STAR HEALTH may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- Comply with a legal obligation.
- Protect and defend the rights or property of STAR HEALTH
- Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
- Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public
- Protect against legal liability.
Security of Your Personal Data
The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us. Star Health will implement the security practices, procedures, principles and standards as per Information Security Policy of the Company in line with the best practices, standards and prevailing regulations around Information Security in compliance.
Consent for Aadhaar Number based KYC
By sharing your Aadhaar number, you hereby consent to Star Health Insurance’s collection, usage and storage of your Aadhaar number, Virtual ID, e-Aadhaar, XML copy, Masked Aadhaar, demographic information, identity information, Aadhaar registered mobile number, Aadhaar registered address, date of birth; as per applicable laws/regulations (may collectively be known as - “Aadhaar Information”) for the following purposes:
- KYC and any related processes for the purpose of establishing your identity using Aadhaar information by authentication / verification / identification as per the acceptable regulatory laws for the provisioning of insurance services;
- Collecting, sharing, storing, preserving Aadhaar Information, maintaining records and using the Aadhaar Information and authentication / verification / identification records for the informed purposes above as well as for regulatory and legal reporting and filings and/or where required as per the applicable laws.
Aadhaar numbers so collected shall be kept protected in an encrypted format and stored in an Aadhaar vault as per the prescribed regulatory guidelines, to be used as necessitated for the informed purposes as stated above in accordance within the permissible regulatory framework guidelines.
Links to Other Websites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.
We use the Fit SDK from Google (more information can be found here), i.e. an open platform that allows users to control their fitness data. We process and collect the step data through the Google Fit SDK with the consent of the user.
After connecting to Google Fitness, the user can see his/her step data in a graphical format and the app starts the automatic collection of step data from Google Fitness. Data is collected until the user either turns off the step counter functionality, logs out of his/her user account in the app, or deletes the app.
We handle Google Fit data in accordance with Google Fit Terms of Service and Google API Services User Data Policy.
To view, Google Fit Terms of Service go to https://developers.google.com/fit/terms
To view, Google API Services User Data Policy go to https://developers.google.com/terms/api-services-user-data-policy
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