1. Who we are:

We are Madden law. You can contact us at this address by post or by email at Third Floor, The Bryanstown Centre, Dublin Road, Drogheda, Co. Louth or shona@maddenlaw.ie .

Our data protection representative is Shona Madden .

2. Why we process your data, the lawful basis for processing your data and who we share it with

A. For people who view and interact with our website, we process data:
• to respond to your query sent through our ‘contact us’ form or emailed to us

The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest in the administration and operation of our company’s services .

We share this data with our staff on our case management system. They may only process this data for the purpose of providing you with our contracted products and services. They are not permitted to use this data other than for this purpose and on our behalf.

We will retain this data as per the terms of our data retention policy.

3. Transfers of data outside the European Economic Area

We do not transfer data outside the EEA.

4. Information received from third parties and the source of that data

We do not receive personal data from third parties. We receive data directly from our customers.

5. Your rights relating to personal data

You have the following rights under the GDPR, in certain circumstances and subject to certain exemptions, in relation to your personal data:

• right to access the data – you have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we hold about you, together with other information about our processing of that personal data.

• right to rectification- you have the right to request that any inaccurate data that is held about you is corrected, or if we have incomplete information you may request that we update the information such that it is complete.

• right to erasure – you have the right to request us to delete personal data that we hold about you. This is sometimes referred to as the right to be forgotten.

• right to restriction of processing or to object to processing – you have the right to request that we no longer process your personal data for particular purposes, or to object to our processing of your personal data for particular purposes.

•. Right to data portability – you have the right to request us to provide you, or a third party, with a copy of your personal data in a structured, commonly used machine-readable format.

In order to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us at the contact details at the start of this privacy notice.

If we are processing personal data based on your consent, you may withdraw that consent at any time. This does not affect the lawfulness of processing which took place prior to its withdrawal.

If you are unhappy with how we process personal data, we ask you to contact us so that we can rectify the situation.

You may lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. The Irish supervisory authority is the Data Protection Commission.

6. Requirement to process personal data

If you do not provide us with your information for the purposes described above, we cannot deliver our products or respond to your queries, received through the website.

7. Automated decision-making and profiling

We do not use any personal data for the purpose of automated decision-making or profiling.

8. Cookies 

A cookie is a piece of data stored on a user’s hard drive containing information about the user. We use Google Analytics cookies to collect information about how visitors use our website, including details of the site where the visitor has come from and the total number of times a visitor has been to our website. We use the information to improve our website and enhance the experience of its visitors. You can enable or disable cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. You can find out how to do this, and find more information on cookies, at: www.allaboutcookies.org.