ICICI Lombard Introduces 'Social Sign-in'
ICICI Lombard Introduces 'Social Sign-in' PR Newswire MUMBAI, July 12, 2013 MUMBAI, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Key highlights: - 'Social Sign-in' on ICICI Lombard Website Using Social Media Credentials of Facebook™ or Gmail™ - Eliminates the Need to Create and Remember a Separate Login and Password for Accessing Information, Obtaining Quotes, Setting Policy Renewal Alerts ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd., the country's largest private sector general insurance company, has introduced 'Social Sign-in' for its online user base. With this facility, individuals accessing ICICI Lombard's website can login using their Facebook or Gmail user id and password. This will eliminate the need to enter personal details to create a new user id on the company's website. It also removes the hassle of remembering user id credentials specifically for signing into ICICI Lombard's website. The ease of access provided by Social sign-in will not only improve the overall online experience but will also motivate website visitors to extensively use ICICI Lombard's online services. Speaking about the service offering, Mr. Amit Ganorkar, ICICI Lombard GIC Ltd. said, "Social sign-in will be a convenient tool for our users to login to our website and access multiple areas of information including product details, obtain insurance premium quotes, check claim settlement status, set insurance renewal alerts etc. With majority of our customers and potential target audience already having social media profiles, we are sure that this facility will benefit and be availed by a large base of consumers." Research suggests that over 87 % of consumers have come across social sign-in offered by websites and a majority of them are already using it. In fact, 64 % consumers who leave websites due to forgotten login information say social sign-in is an option companies should offer. It may also be noted that 65 % of consumers agree that they are more likely to return to a website that allows them to log in through social sign-in tools. About ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd. ICICI Lombard GIC Ltd. is a joint venture between ICICI Bank Limited, India's second largest bank with total assets of over USD 99 billion at March 31, 2013 and Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, a Canada based USD 37 billion diversified financial services company engaged in general insurance, reinsurance, insurance claims management and investment management. ICICI Lombard GIC Ltd. is the largest private sector general insurance company in India with a Gross Written Premium (GWP) of Rs 64.20 billion for the year ended March 31, 2013. The company issued over 9.2 million policies and settled over 5.07 million claims as on March 31, 2013. The company has been conferred the "ASTD BEST Award 2012" for Learning and Development, "Porter Prize 2012" for creating Shared Value, "Golden Peacock Award 2012" for Corporate Social Responsibility and "Golden Peacock Innovation Award-2010" for Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana. It also received the "Product of the Year" award in the General Insurance category for FY 2012-13 and was voted the No 1 Health Insurance Product in the survey of 18,000 people over 23 cities in India, a study done by Nielsen. The company has been conferred with 'Celent Asia Insurance Technology Award 2012' under the category Best Mobile Applications. ICICI Lombard allows instant policy issuance and renewal through its website www.icicilombard.com for all retail insurance products including car insurance, health insurance, two wheeler insurance, home insurance and Travel Insurance . Primary Media Contact: Girish J Kalra, firstname.lastname@example.org , 91-22-67574444 Secondary Media Contact: Santosh Setty, email@example.com , 91-22-67574444 Contact: PRN