This document refers to personal data, this is defined as information concerning any living person (a natural person who hereafter will be called the Data Subject) that is not already in the public domain. The Data Protection Act (DPA) and The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is EU wide and far more extensive, seek to protect and enhance the rights of data subjects.
These rights cover the safeguarding of personal data, protection against the unlawful processing of personal data and the unrestricted movement of personal data within the EU. DNG Duffy is pleased to provide the following GDPR information:
DNG Duffy of 66 Clanbrassil Street, Dundalk, Co Louth are a member of the Douglas Newman Good franchise network operated by DNG Ltd, 30 Leeson Park, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 and is regulated by The Property Services Regulatory Authority under licence number 002108. We take our responsibilities under applicable data protection law, including GDPR and implementing legislation such as the Data Protection Act 2018 (“Data Protection Law”) very seriously. The purpose of this notice is to inform you of the data relating to you that we may collect and use and the uses (including disclosures to third parties) we may make of such data.
If you have any questions about our use of your personal data, please contact our Data Protection Liaison, Aoife Duffy, firstname.lastname@example.org or at the above correspondence address.
We may collect and process data relating to you during the course of our relationship with you. Such data may include:
The legal basis upon which we collect, process and transfer your information in the manner described above are:
We may disclose your personal data to third party recipients in connection with the above purposes, including:
to third parties who we engage to provide services to us, such as professional advisers, auditors and outsourced service providers; or
to competent regulatory authorities and bodies as requested or required by law.
We will not hold your data for longer than is necessary. We will retain your personal data for the duration of your engagement with us and for such a period of time after your contract ends as is necessary to comply with our obligations under applicable law and, if relevant, to deal with any claim or dispute that might arise in connection with your contract.
DNG Duffy may access and process your data for the purposes of:
contacting you by email for the purposes of carrying out customer satisfaction surveys;
carrying out statistical analysis of the property market in Ireland, including in relation to the status of buyers (e.g. whether first-time buyers, investors, etc.) and property prices
for the investigation and processing of complaints and conflict checks
to facilitate cross-referrals across the franchise network, where appropriate
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You have the following rights, in certain circumstances and subject to certain restrictions, in relation to your personal data:
the right to access your personal data;
the right to request the rectification and/or erasure of your personal data;
the right to restrict the use of your personal data;
the right to object to the processing of your personal data;
the right to receive your personal data, which you provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to require us to transmit that data to another controller.
DNG Duffy is a Data Controller under data protection legislation and in order to exercise any of the rights set out above, you can contact our Data Protection Liaison Officer, Aoife Duffy (email). In the unlikely event that you are not happy with the way DNG Duffy have used your information or addressed your rights, you have the right to make a complaint to the Data Protection Commission by emailing email@example.com.