theidol.com was established in 1999 with the aim of offering comparison of financial products on the internet to help customers find the right products for their needs at a competitive price.
theidol.com is a trading style of Investment Discounts On-Line Ltd and is regulated and authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA Number 197451). Investment Discounts On-Line Ltd is a part of the Legal & General Group.
Our business is based in Penrith, Cumbria on the edge of the Lake District national park, the address of which is 3 Mason Court, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9GR.
You can get in touch by phone on
Tel: 0800 915 7885
or by email at email@example.com.
Our registered office is One Coleman Street, London, EC2R 5AA which is the address of our parent company, Legal & General Group.
We are a small, dynamic business which continually invests in new technology to provide the most advanced features on our comparison services. We pride ourselves on using this technology to maintain a high level of customer service.
We provide insurance comparison services for protection and general insurance products.
We deal with a wide range of insurers and are constantly searching the marketplace for the best products for our customers.
All of our protection, insurance and investment products are offered on a direct offer basis. This does not represent personalised advice and is not a recommendation that the specified products match your financial requirements. This means we do not offer any advice as to the suitability of a particular product.
If you purchase a product through our website theidol.com will receive a commission payment from the insurance provider for the sale. There is no other charge for insurance providers to appear on our website. The level of commission we receive depends solely on the product type and the value of the product premium purchased.
Data and Privacy
We are committed to keeping your data secure at all times. The systems on which your data is stored are hosted in secure locations and are protected by multiple levels of firewalls and application filters.
We don't like it when companies misuse our data, so we will not misuse yours. theidol.com will not sell your email address to 3rd parties. By requesting a quote through theidol.com and submitting your e-mail address you are agreeing to receive emails from theidol.com. You can opt out of receiving future emails from theidol.com by visiting
and following the Opt-Out link at any time.
The way we operate requires that we may need to share your personal data with companies who provide the products and services that you request. For example, if you request a quotation or make an application for a particular financial product, we may need to pass your relevant personal data to the product provider in order to fulfil your request. When we do need to share your data it is done so securely using encrypted network connections.
We are committed to ensuring that our business produces a low environmental impact.
As such we have partnered with a hosting company who are the first in the UK to be PAS 2060 certified as 100% Carbon Neutral.
If you wish to register a complaint, please contact us as follows:
Write to Investment Discounts On-Line Ltd, 3 Mason Court, Penrith 40 Business Park, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9GR
Tel: 0800 915 7885
If you cannot settle your complaint with us, you may be entitled to refer it to the Financial Ombudsman Service.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)
We are covered by the FSCS. You may be entitled to compensation from the scheme if we cannot meet our obligations. This depends on the type of business and the circumstances of the claim.
Insurance advising and arranging is covered for 90% of the claim, without an upper limit.
Further information about compensation scheme arrangements is available from the