Maguire & Company endeavours to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation, Data Protection Act 2018 and data protection best practices.
We process personal information provided to us by individuals, whether it be provided through our website (www.maguireacc.ie), by any form, correspondence, telephone, email or by any other means, or otherwise processed by us in relation to you, in the manner set out in this policy.
Information collected by us
The information about you that we may collect, use and store (process) includes:
How we use your personal information
We may use your personal information for the purposes of:
All data processed will be held as confidential, secure, will be used only for the purposes for which it was collected and will be destroyed or deleted once is it no longer necessary (in accordance with our data retention policy).
Maguire & Company does not engage in any automated decision-making processes nor do we use any personal data as a basis for any such automated decisions.
Maguire & Company does not transfer personal data outside the jurisdiction of, or application of, the General Data Protection Regulation. However, Maguire & Company may outsource some commercial activities and or and or engage with some third-party service providers based within the EU that may share data within other EU member states (e.g. back up, storage facilities, etc.) and such third-party suppliers are subject to the One Stop Shop Mechanism as identified by the Irish Data Protection Commission.
We may also outsource some commercial actives to third parties that are based outside the EU but GDPR still applies to any data processed as a result, in accordance with GDPR, the Data Protection Act 2018 and practice directives issued by the Irish Data Protection Commission.
For more information about the One Stop Shop Mechanism or mechanisms applicable to data being processed outside of Ireland and or the EU, please visit the Data Protection Commission website at www.dataprotection.ie.
Marketing & Advertising
Maguire & Company provides accountancy services, payroll services and services to assist firms in compliance and regulatory matters, including auditing, review and assessment of a firm’s financial data and financial sustainability.
As part our marketing and advertising practices, we may use promotional emails, text messages and or phone calls to people who have consented to being contacted for marketing and advertising purposes.
In terms of data processing, subject to your explicit consent, we may use your personal information for the purpose of:
Please note that if you do not consent to your email being used for marketing purposes then we will not contact you by way of any unsolicited communications.
Maguire & Company is committed to privacy by design and privacy by default. As such, you will never have to ‘opt-out’ of our marketing processes; you will only ever have the option of ‘opting in’ if you’d like to be included. We do not engage in ‘pre-ticked’ boxes on consent forms nor do we ever assume you would consent to your data being processed. You are free to withdraw consent for any marketing matters at any time you want.
We will take reasonable steps to ensure that your information is kept secure and protected, including but not limited to electronic data being protected using appropriate software, relevant networks safety and security checks, and, where applicable, any physical data records will be kept in an appropriately secure environment.
We have a general data retention policy that relates to the retention of relevant data for seven years. Personal data that is no longer required will be destroyed and or deleted in secure manner.
We do not record or process personal data that is not required or not necessary for any of our stated purposes.
Disclosure of data
We may outsource certain commercial functions to external third parties, e.g. debt collection, legal advice, IT support services, etc. and in such cases where personal data is required for the purposes of completing those functions then an appropriate data processing agreement, with relevant safeguards, will be in place to ensure our ongoing obligations under the Data Protection Act 2018 are upheld.
We may also have to disclose certain personal data in accordance with any legal obligation imposed on us. Any such disclosure would be in accordance with the law, e.g. disclosed on foot of a court order, Child First Act, etc.
With your express permission, we may disclose your personal data to any third party you may instruct us to do so in the provision of our services, the provision of support services and or to assist you with an enquiry and or referral. Such information would only be shared at your request and with your express permission.
Requesting your data
Any person has the right to find out whether an organisation has any personal data about them, what they use the personal data for and ask for copies of personal information held by that organisation.
If you wish to make a data access request in order to get a copy of any personal data we may process, please write a letter stating that you wish to make a data access request and address it to:
Maguire & Company
6 South Lotts Road
Or email email@example.com
In order to process your request, we may request that you send us a copy of your identification (passport, driver’s licence, etc.). The reason we ask for personal identification is to ensure that you are the correct person making the request for your personal data.
Unfortunately, verbal access requests cannot be entertained.
In response to any data access request, you have the right to refer the matter to the Data Protection Commission if you are unhappy with the outcome, however, we ask that you notify us first of any issue so that we may help resolve it as quickly as possible.
You have the right to rectify any incorrect or inaccurate personal data at no cost to you.
If you believe that we are incorrectly processing any of your personal data, please inform us by writing to the above address or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Queries or complaints
Individuals have the right to refer any matter to the Data Protection Commission by contacting them at www.dataprotection.ie or by writing to:
Data Protection Commission
Office of the Data Protection Commission
21 Fitzwilliam Square South
If you are, for whatever reason, considering contacting the Data Protection Commission about us we would ask that you inform us of your difficulty first so that we can try to resolve it to your satisfaction.
What is a cookie?
A ‘cookie’ is a small piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer, tablet, smart phone or any other device that may access our website.
If you allow the use of a cookie, this allows the website to ‘remember’ your actions or preferences over time. Most browsers support cookies but users can set their browsers to decline them. Users can delete cookies whenever they like through their own browser or device (discussed below).
How cookies are used by Maguire & Company
We may use the following cookies on our website www.maguireacc.ie and any associated mobile applications:
Session cookies are temporary cookies that are not stored on your computer or mobile device. They are used as part of the registration process for security purposes. A session cookie is also used to remember your language preference when viewing the site. These session cookies are erased when you close your browser, or usually after 20-30 minutes of inactivity.
Persistent cookies are those placed on your computer or mobile device for a pre-determined length of time when you visit this site. This site only places cookies that are specific to this site.
Our website may use Google Analytics in order to assist us with ongoing maintain review, assessment and redevelopment of our website. The most common Google Analytics Cookies are:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website or make use of payment services, without which we would not be able to provide you with services or secured areas.
Analytical/performance cookies. They are set by Maguire & Company and third parties, including Google Analytics. Performance cookies allow us to collect statistical information about our visitors, such as whether they have visited the site before and the pages they view. This information is gathered anonymously and does not contain any personal data as this information does not enable us to identify who you are.
We may use these cookies to determine the kind of content and service our visitors’ value most, which in turn helps us improve our website and its content.
Functionality cookies. If you allow these cookies they are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables to personalise our content for you as a website user but we are not able to identify you as a natural person without you volunteering personal data.
Specific cookies used for our website
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Data that may be logged
As stated above, some technical details in connection with visits to this website may be logged by our internet service provider for statistical purposes. Such technical details are confined to the following list:
We may use the above technical data and or cookies to:
We do not collect any names or emails unless a website user volunteers to provide such personal data for the purposes of contacting us.
Your browser allows you the option of choosing whether you wish to accept cookies or not.
Different browsers make different controls available to you, below are links to the most popular manufacturers’ instructions on how to accept or reject cookies. Generally, your browser will allow you the option to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all material times or those cookies relating to specific websites or third party cookies. For informational purposes, the following list of links to the most commonly used browsers are provided without any warranty or representation as to the truthfulness, veracity or relevance of contents therein:
Some cookies that have been set on our website may not be related to us. As such, we have no control over the use of any content embedded in any webpage that is provided by a third party, e.g. a Facebook like button, LinkedIn widget, YouTube video, Google+ button, etc.
By interacting with any content embedded in our website that is provided by a third party (e.g. Facebook, Linked Inn, YouTube, etc.) you acknowledge that we have no control of any privacy or cookie practices or procedures, or lack thereof, of any relevant third parties. We do not control the use of any cookies by any relevant third party and cannot access them. Such cookies can only be accessed by the parties who originally set them.
Maguire & Company can not accept any responsibility or liability for any third-party website and or their policies or lack thereof.
Maguire & Company
6 South Lotts Road
Or email email@example.com
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