Sovereign Limited ("Sovereign") recognises the importance of safeguarding
your personal and financial information. As an institution offering financial
services Sovereign needs to obtain personal information about you in the
course of providing our products and services. Because this information
is confidential and important to you, we think it's important you know how
we treat your information.
Sovereign assures you that:
We understand your personal information is important and we are committed to protecting your privacy in the online environment.
We only use your personal information to:
Help us to provide our products and services;
Improve our service;
Inform you of products you have indicated an interest in;
Inform you about additional services.
Sovereign will not sell your information to third parties. We may in the future contact you to inform you of new services and products available from Sovereign. If you do not wish to receive these offers kindly e-mail us at email@example.com and advise us that you do not wish to receive this information.
Your personal account information is retained on a secured portion of our website. For that reason you have to enter your unique access code and password combination each time you want to access your account information. It is important that you remember never to share your password with any other person. More important information on the protection of your password is contained in the Go Online and Internet Access Terms.
To ensure full security you will need to take appropriate steps to ensure that your Internet browser is capable of supporting our website's encryption requirements. Most versions of Netscape Navigator or Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 4 and above will support our server authentication and data encryption technology. Our website does not collect personal identifying information about you except where specifically requested by you or us.
It is also important that you know that to transact with Sovereign you do not necessarily need to enable your browser to accept the cookies. Please note some information and/or services may not be available if you disable your browser not to accept cookies.
You may be able to get your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. For more detailed information we suggest you visit www.microsoft.com and/or www.netscape.com. There is also a lot of information on the Internet in respect of cookies.
Please also note that while the Sovereign website hyperlinks to various other websites, Sovereign is not responsible for the privacy practice of those websites and/or the reliability of the information published on those websites.
Privacy Act 1993
Under the Privacy Act 1993 we advise that:
The Sovereign Website contains applications which collect personal information about you ("Information") so that Sovereign can offer you its products and services, process your application, carry out credit checks, verify your identity and monitor your ongoing credit-worthiness.
This Information is being collected and held by Sovereign, Private Bag 93 518 Takapuna, North Shore 1332.;
The intended recipients of the Information are Sovereign, The Lender Mortgage Holding Trust Company Limited, ASB Bank Limited as providers of the transactional account for your Go Home Loan, other providers of credit, credit reference agencies, research and/or marketing firms engaged by Sovereign;
Failure to provide, or the supply of incorrect Information may result in your application being declined or services being withdrawn;
You have rights of access to, and correction of, Information.
By using the Sovereign website you agree to authorise the following:
You agree that your Information held by Sovereign may be used to advise you about other products and services;
You authorise Sovereign to obtain, use and disclose any and all your Information for the purposes set out above and you further authorise the release to Sovereign of any Information held by credit reference agencies and credit providers for the purposes set out above;
You authorise Sovereign to disclose Information held about you to other credit providers, credit reference agencies and any other party that is authorised by you from time to time.
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