General

Brian J Pierce Ltd (hereafter the firm) is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy and rights. This Privacy Notice sets out the basis of how any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us or we source from trusted third parties, will be processed by the firm.

Types of Information Collected & Data Protection

The firm is a Data Controller as defined in the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003. We collect your personal details in order to provide business services to you. We will not collect any information that is not necessary for the provision of these services. These details can be stored electronically or on paper for the purpose of arranging transactions on your behalf. We do not retain credit or debit card details once payment has been processed. We take great care with the information you provide to us, taking steps to keep it secure and ensure it is used only for legitimate purposes.

Sharing of Information

To provide you with services, we sometimes have to share your information including claims history with other relevant professionals (insurance companies, reinsurers, underwriters, claims handlers etc.) In assessing any claims made, insurers may undertake checks against publicly available information such as electoral roll, court judgments, bankruptcy and repossessions. We may also be obliged to share information with regulatory or statutory bodies.

Your Rights

You have the right at any time to request a copy of any “personal data” within the meaning of the above Data Protection Acts which the firm holds about you (a fee of €6.35 may be charged) and to have any inaccuracies corrected. Please contact our data protection officer via the details below.

GDPR

On the 25th May 2018 the European Union (EU) introduced new regulation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for the purpose of strengthening data protection for all within the EU.

The firm is fully committed to respecting and remaining compliant with these new regulation.

Data Protection Officer

The firm has a Data Protection Officer. If you would like to contact our Data Protection Officer with any queries or comments in relation to your personal data, please email dataprotectionofficer@bjp.ie , call us on 01-6349315 or send a letter to: The Data Protection Officer Brian J Pierce Ltd, Sandymount Village Centre, Sandymount, Dublin 4.

Marketing

We may wish to contact you via SMS or email for marketing purposes. We will always obtain your consent prior to doing this. You can remove yourself from any of our marketing lists at any time by contacting us via the details above.

Changes to this Statement

We encourage you to check our privacy statement from time to time as any changes will be posted here via a revised version. It is your responsibility to review this Privacy Notice periodically so you’re aware of any changes. By availing of our services you agree to this Privacy Notice