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Privacy Notice/Statement

Privacy Notice/Statement




Geraghty Insurances Ltd is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We wish to be transparent on how we process your data and show you that we are accountable with the GDPR in relation to not only processing your data but ensuring you understand your rights as a client. 


It is the intention of this privacy statement to explain to you the information practices of Geraghty Insurances Ltd in relation to the information we collect about you.


For the purposes of the GDPR the data controller is:

  • Geraghty Insurances Ltd
  • Contact details of Geraghty Insurances Ltd) 
  • When we refer to ‘we’ it is Geraghty Insurances Ltd


Please read this Statement carefully as this sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.


Who are we?


  • We have been established in Brews Hill Navan, Co Meath  since 1986 serving the north east of the country. We are specialists in all types of Insurance Cover from Commercial Insurance EL & PL, Shops/Pubs/Office, Factory Risks, Farm Insurance, Home Insurance, Fleet Policies. We also specialise in Health Insurance, Permanent Health Insurance, Life Assurance, Pensions & Lump Sum Investments.


Our Data Protection Officer / GDPR Owner and data protection representatives can be contacted directly here:


  • Donal Geraghty
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  • 046 90 29099/90 29321



Purpose for processing your data


Why we are processing your data? Our legal basis.


In order for us to provide you with a quotation and or policy Geraghty Insurances Ltd  need to collect personal data for the provision of an insurance quote and policy that meets with your requirements.  Our reason (lawful reason) for processing your data under the GDPR is:


  • Legal basis -  Geraghty Insurances Ltd    needs to process your data as this is necessary in relation to a contract of insurance to which the individual has entered into or because the individual has asked for something to be done so they can enter into a contract for one of the general and health insurance, life, pensions, investments products that we sell.



In any event, Geraghty Insurances Ltd   are committed to ensuring that the information we collect and use is appropriate for this purpose, and does not constitute an invasion of your privacy.


How will Geraghty Insurances Ltd use the personal data it collects about me?


Geraghty Insurances Ltd   will process (collect, store and use) the information you provide in a manner compatible with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We will endeavor to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for longer than is necessary.


 Special Categories of personal data

If we collect any special categories of personal data (e.g. health, religious beliefs, racial, ethnic origin – financial information is not classified as special categories of personal data) – we will ensure the below


  • we will obtain your explicit consent


Who are we sharing your data with?

We may pass your personal data on to third-party service providers contracted to  Geraghty Insurances Ltd   in the course of dealing with you. Any third parties that we may share your data with are obliged to keep your details securely, and to use them only to fulfill the service they provide on your behalf. When they no longer need your data to fulfil this service, they will dispose of the details in line with  Geraghty Insurances Ltd procedures.

If we wish to pass your sensitive personal data onto a third party we will only do so once we have obtained your explicit consent, unless we are legally required to do otherwise.

The third parties that we pass your personal data to are:


Life & Pensions                                                                         Non Life/Personal Lines 

Irish Life,                                                                                Axa Broker                             Kennco

Phoenix Ireland                                                                       Allianz                                    Close Premium Finance

New Ireland,                                                                           Zurich Insurance                     Covercentre

Zurich Life & Pensions                                                              RSA                                       Irish Life (Health )

Aviva Life & Pensions,                                                              Aviva                                     O’Driscoll O’Neill Ltd

Friends First,                                                                           Benchmark                             Optis Insurance

Standard Life,                                                                          MIS                                       ARB Underwriting

Royal London                                                                          Liberty Insurance

                                                                                             Willis Towers Watson


We have issued all our third party processors with a Data Processor checklist asking them GDPR specific questions

If we transfer personal data to a third party or outside the EU we as the data controller will ensure the recipient (processor or another controller) has provided the appropriate safeguards and on condition that enforceable data subject rights and effective legal remedies for you the data subject are available.

Data Subjects Rights:

Geraghty Insurances Ltd facilitate you, our clients, rights in line with our data protection policy and the subject access request procedure. This is available on request.


Your rights as a data subject


At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:


  • Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.
  • Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records.
  • Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply to have a right to restrict the processing.
  • Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.
  • Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.
  • Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right to be subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.
  • Right to judicial review: in the event that Organisation Name refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why.

All of the above requests will be forwarded on should there be a third party involved as we have indicated in the processing of your personal data.


Additional information we are providing you with to ensure we are transparent and fair with our processing


Retention of your personal data

Data will not be held for longer than is necessary for the purpose(s) for which they were obtained. Geraghty Insurances Ltd will process personal data in accordance with our retention schedule. This retention schedule has been governed by our regulatory body (Central Bank of Ireland) and our internal governance.



In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by Geraghty Insurances Ltd) or how your complaint has been handled, you have the right to lodge a complaint directly with the supervisory authority and Organisation Name’s data protection representatives Data Protection Officer / GDPR Owner


Failure to provide further information


If we are collecting your data for a contract x and you cannot provide this data the consequences of this could mean the contract cannot be completed or details are incorrect.


Profiling – automatic decision making

At Geraghty Insurances Ltd we provide risk profiling to establish a customer’s attitude to investment risk (relates to pensions and investments) advisors have automated calculators which calculate the customers attitude to various levels of risk having answered a series of questions.

We also establish affordability and provide quotations for financial services products

Additional Processing

If we intend to further process your personal data for a purpose other than for which the data was collected, we will provide this information prior to processing this data.

Contact Us

Your privacy is important to us. If you have any comments or questions regarding this statement, please contact us on (046) 90 29099/ 90 29321 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Privacy policy statement changes

Geraghty Insurances Ltd may change this privacy policy from time to time. When such a change is made, we will post a revised version online. Changes will be effective from the point at which they are posted. It is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically so you’re aware of any changes. By using our services you agree to this privacy policy.