Privacy Policy

This Privacy Statement sets out how Plubronze Limited uses and protects any information that you give us when you use the website (the “Site”). Plubronze Limited is the data controller of the personal data described in this Privacy Statement. The purpose of this Privacy Statement is to provide you with information on how your personal data is processed in accordance with data protection law, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), and how to contact us in relation to the same.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using the Site, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Policy.

We may change this Privacy Statement  from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This Privacy Statement is effective from [16/11/2022].

What information do we collect?

When you subscribe to our newsletter through the Site, or complete other forms on the Site (e.g. to request an appointment), we may collect, use, store and transfer the following information from you:

  • name and occupation;
  • contact information including email address;
  • details of areas of interest regarding the newsletter or the purpose for using the archive; and
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health, and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.

We may also collect information from cookies on the Site. For more information about this, please see our Cookies Policy which is available here

What we do with the information we gather

We use this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • We may use the information to improve the website and its functionality.
  • We may use the information for administration purposes
  • We may use the information to understand user preferences.
  • Where you have subscribed to our mailing list, we may periodically send emails about news, projects, events and other information which think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and the Data Protection Commission of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

Whenever we transfer your personal data out of the EEA, we ensure a similar degree of protection is afforded to it by ensuring at least one of the following safeguards is implemented:

  • We transfer your personal data to countries that have been deemed to provide an adequate level of protection for personal data
  • We use certain service providers located in the US to provide online services (specifically Mailchimp, google analytics, hottjar and Airtable to provide newsletters, website user analytics and database services), but only on the basis of specific contracts approved for use for transferring data outside the EEA (standard contractual clauses).

Retention of personal data

Any information that you provide to us will be kept and stored for such period of time as we deem necessary taking into account the purpose for which it was collected in the first instance, and our obligations under data protection law. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and data protection law. In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal information so that it can no longer be associated with you, in which case we may use such information without further notice to you.

Details of retention periods for cookies we may use on the Site are available in our Cookies Policy.

For subscribers to our newsletter, we retain your data for as long as you remain a subscriber. For those who complete other forms through the Site, we retain your data for 7 years unless the user has opted in for us to keep the records for longer.

You may unsubscribe from newsletters and other updates by selecting the Unsubscribe button (at the foot of every communication), or contact us to ask to be removed from any other list we may have as detailed below.

What rights do you have?

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

  • Right to request information – you have the right to be informed about whether he hold personal data about so, and if so, what that data is and why he are holding/using it.
  • 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, if there is no longer a legal basis or need to process it or you withdraw your consent (if consent is the legal basis for the processing). 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 -– in certain circumstances, 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 listed below. 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 the Data Protection Commission, the Irish supervisory authority for data protection, including by contacting them on [email protected] or through their website  We would encourage you to proactively engage with us before lodging a complaint.

How to contact us

If you need to contact us regarding any of your rights as set out in this Privacy Statement or to raise a concern or query, please write to us at Ground Floor, Ardeen House, 10/11 Marine Terrace, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland or by email to [email protected]

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