ICICI Lombard Introduces 'Social Sign-in'
MUMBAI, July 12, 2013
MUMBAI, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
- '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
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
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