The expense reimbursement coverage protects against the financial hardships associated with identity theft, such as falsely incurred debt, lost wages, legal fees and correspondence with creditors.
This coverage can include provisions for the following:
Legal defense fees and expenses
Costs for re-filing loan applications
Costs for notarizing documents
Long-distance calls reimbursement
Defense costs for civil suits
In addition, the policy also provides coverage for Unauthorized Electronic Fund Transfer. The Unauthorized Electronic Fund Transfer policy has an “occurrence based” approach and covers you, provided that the Unauthorized Fund Transfer first occurs while you are a member of the Master Policyholder’s Membership Program and is reported to us within ninety (90) days after your discovery of an Unauthorized Fund Transfer. You will not be covered if the Unauthorized Fund Transfer first occurs after expiration or termination of the Master Policy or termination of your membership in the Master Policyholder’s Membership Program.
The Identity Theft and Fraud Division of AIG, Inc. has developed a unique insurance policy. This Personal Identity Coverage Policy (PIIC) provides you with expert assistance through unparalleled customer service, income protection and expense reimbursement. Dedicated support professionals that understand that identity theft is a traumatic, criminal event are available 24/7 to assist you until your crisis is completely resolved. In addition, an ID Theft Recovery Kit, complete with form letters to send to creditors and bureaus, is provided to you. Coverage is provided for lost wages as a result of time off work related to a stolen identity event for up to $500 a week for four weeks. This benefit also covers expense reimbursement which includes any expenses related to the recovery of your identity, including defense costs for certain civil suits, re-filing for loans, notarizing documents, and reimbursement of fees.
AIG is a world leading property-casualty and general insurance organization serving more than 40 million clients in over 160 countries and jurisdictions. With a 90-year history, one of the industry's most extensive ranges of products and services, deep claims expertise and excellent financial strength, AIG enables its commercial and personal insurance clients alike to manage virtually any risk with confidence.
This summary is provided to inform you that as a member of ID Preserve, you are entitled to benefits under the Master Policy referenced below. This Summary Description of Benefits does not state all the terms, conditions, and exclusions of the Policy. Your benefits will be subject to all of the terms, conditions, and exclusions of the Master Policy, even if they are not mentioned in this Summary. A complete copy of the Policy will be provided upon request.
The Master Policy of Personal Internet Identity Coverage has been issued to: ID Preserve. (the "Master Policy Holder"), Policy Number: 7078049 underwritten by insurance company subsidiaries or affiliates of AIG Inc., to provide benefits as described in this Summary.
Should you have any questions regarding the Membership Program provided by the Master Policyholder, or wish to view a complete copy of the Master Policy, please call the customer service number located in your membership materials.
Aggregate Limit of Insurance: $1,000,000 per policy period
Lost Wages: $500 per week, for 4 weeks maximum
Deductible: $0 per policy period
To file a claim under the Master Policy, contact: 1-866-IDHelp2 (1-866-434-3572).
This is a group master policy issued to ID Preserve. If this master policy is terminated, your benefits will cease effective that date. It is the obligation of the master policyholder to inform you of any termination of the master policy.
We shall pay you for the following:
Reasonable and necessary costs incurred by you in the United States for re-filing applications for loans, grants or other credit instruments that are rejected solely as a result of a stolen identity event;
Reasonable and necessary costs incurred by you in the United States for notarizing affidavits or other similar documents, long distance telephone calls and postage solely as a result of your efforts to report a stolen identity event and/or amend or rectify records as to your true name or identity as a result of a stolen identity event;
Reasonable and necessary costs incurred by the insured for up to six credit reports from established credit bureaus (with no more than two reports from any one credit bureau) dated within 12 months after your knowledge or discovery of a stolen identity event.
Actual lost wages earned in the United States, whether partial or whole days, for time reasonably and necessarily taken off work and away from your work premises solely as a result of your efforts to amend or rectify records as to your true name or identity as a result of a stolen identity event. Actual lost wages includes remuneration for vacation days, discretionary days, floating holidays and paid personal days but not for sick days or any cost arising from time taken from self-employment. Coverage is limited to wages lost within twelve months after your discovery of a stolen identity event.
Reasonable and necessary fees and expenses incurred in the United States by you with our consent for an attorney approved by us for: Defending any civil suit brought against you by a creditor or collection agency or entity acting on behalf of a creditor for non-payment of goods or services or default on a loan as a result of a stolen identity event; and Removing any civil judgment wrongfully entered against you as a result of the stolen identity event.
The principal amount, exclusive of interest and fees, incurred by you and caused by an Unauthorized Electronic Fund Transfer. Stolen Funds Loss shall not include any amount for which you did not seek reimbursement from the financial institution which issued the access device and holds the account from which funds were stolen, and stolen funds loss shall not include any amount for which you received reimbursement from any source. A stolen identity event is the fraudulent use or your personal identification, social security number, or other method of identifying you, this includes the fraudulent use of the personal identity of the insured to establish credit accounts, secure loans, enter into contracts or commit crimes. A stolen identity event does not include the theft or unauthorized or illegal use of your business name, d/b/a or any other method of identifying your business activity. Unauthorized Electronic Fund Transfer means an Electronic Fund Transfer from your account initiated by a person other than you without the actual authority to initiate the transfer and from which you receive no benefit. An Unauthorized Electronic Fund Transfer does not include an Electronic Fund Transfer initiated:
by a person who was furnished the access device to your account by you, unless you had notified the financial institution that transfers by such person were no longer authorized;
with fraudulent intent by you or any person acting in concert with you; or
by the financial institution or its employee.
The Master Policy provides benefits to you only if you report a stolen identity event to us by the contact number stated above as soon as you become aware of a stolen identity event, in no event later than 90 days after the stolen identity event is discovered by you and you follow the instructions given to you in a claims kits that you will be provided. These instructions will include notifying major credit bureaus, the Federal Trade Commission's Identity Theft Hotline and appropriate law enforcement authorities. This claims kit will also instruct you how to file for benefits under the policy if the stolen identity event results in losses covered under the policy. You will only be covered if a stolen identity event is reported to us within 90 days of discovery. You will not be covered if the stolen identity event first occurs after termination of the Master Policy or termination of your membership in the Master Policyholder's program.
The Master Policy provides benefits to you only if you report an Unauthorized Electronic Fund Transfer to us at the contact number stated above as soon as you become aware of a Unauthorized Electronic Fund Transfer, but in no event later than 90 days after the Unauthorized Electronic Fund Transfer is discovered by you. You will only be covered if an Unauthorized Fund Transfer:
first occurs while you are a member of the Master Policyholder's Membership Program
is reported to us within ninety (90) days after your discovery of the Unauthorized Fund Transfer. You will not be covered if the Unauthorized Fund Transfer first occurs after expiration or termination of the Master Policy or termination of your membership in the Master Policyholder's Membership Program.
In addition, you must follow the instructions given to you in the claims kit that you will be provided. These instructions will include notifying major credit bureaus, the Federal Trade Commission's Identity Theft Hotline and appropriate law enforcement authorities. The claims kit will also instruct you how to file for benefits under the policy if the Stolen Identity Event or an Unauthorized Electronic Fund Transfer results in losses covered under the Master Policy.
The most we shall pay you are the Limits of Insurance shown above. All Legal Costs shall be part of and subject to the Aggregate Limit of Insurance. LEGAL COSTS ARE PART OF, AND NOT IN ADDITION TO, THE LIMIT OF INSURANCE. The Lost Wages Limit of Insurance shown above is a sublimit of the Aggregate Limit of Insurance and is the most we shall pay you for lost wages.
You shall be responsible for the applicable Deductible amount shown above and you may not insure against it. You shall be responsible for only one Deductible during any one policy period.
We shall be excess over any other insurance, including, without limitation, homeowner's or renter's insurance. If you have other insurance that applies to a loss under this policy, the other insurance shall pay first. This policy applies to the amount of loss that is in excess of the Limit of Insurance of your other insurance and the total of all your deductibles and self-insured amounts under all such other insurance. In no event shall we pay more than our Limits of Insurance as shown above.
Should you be enrolled in more than one membership program insured by us, or any of our affiliates, we will reimburse you under each membership program: subject to the applicable deductibles and limits of liability of each insured membership programbut in no event shall the total amount reimbursed to you under all membership programs exceed the actual amount of loss.
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