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Controller Contact Details:
Name: Murphy & Kelly (Thomastown) Ltd
Address: Fairgreen, Thomastown, Co Kilkenny

This is the privacy notice of Murphy & Kelly (Thomastown) Ltd. In this document “we”, “our”, or “us” refer to Murphy & Kelly (Thomastown) Ltd. We are registered in Ireland. Our registered office is at Fairgreen, Thomastown, Co Kilkenny.
This is a notice to inform you of our policy regarding the information that we record about you. It sets out the conditions under which we may process any information that we collect from you, or that you provide to us. It covers information that could identify you (“personal information”) and information that could not. In the context of the legislation and this notice, “process” means collect, store, transfer, use or otherwise act on information.
Our policy complies with the Data Protection Act 2018. By visiting the website of the Data Controller, the Data Subject (“visitor”, “you”) accepts the terms of this privacy policy.
We take seriously the protection of your privacy and confidentiality. We understand that all visitors to our website are entitled to know that their personal data will not be used for any purpose unintended by them.
The law requires us to tell you about your rights and our obligations to you regarding the processing and control of your personal data. We do this now, by requesting that you read the information provided at
Except as set out below, we do not share, or sell, or disclose to a third party, any information collected through our website.

Accuracy of your personal data
Please keep us up to date with any changes to your personal data, this allows us to ensure that your personal data is kept accurate and up to date.

Personal information we collect about you
We currently collect and process the following information:

  • Personal identifiers, contacts and characteristics (for example, name, address, email and contact number)
  • Any information provided to us on your behalf to allow us to carry out our service to you
  • Should you apply to work at Murphy & Kelly Ltd, we collect personal information from you such as;
    • – Name
    • – Contact Details
    • – CV’s education and employment history

We ask that you do not provide any sensitive personal data (eg gender, height, weight, medical information, religion, philosophical or political beliefs, financial data) in job applications
We ask you to provide only the information that is necessary to submit a query to our website on our services.
We do not collect special categories of personal data about you unless you have asked us to do so in the context of the service we provide to you. Special categories of personal data are as follows:
Racial origins, ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic or biometric data, criminal convictions or offences

Non-Personal Data
Like most websites, we gather statistical and other analytical information collected on all visitors to our website. This non-personal data is collected on an aggregate basis only and comprises information that cannot be used to identify or contact you. This may include demographic information regarding, for example, user IP addresses where they have been clipped or anonymised, browser types and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our website.

How we get the information and why we have it

Direct interactions
You may provide us with your personal information when you;

  • Fill in the query form on our website
  • Correspond with us via email, phone or otherwise
  • Meet with us on a one-to-one and provide us with your business card, for example.
  • Send your cv to us in order to apply for work

Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you, however we also receive personal information indirectly, from the following sources in the following scenarios:
Google; Facebook
From visiting these pages, or interacting with us, you are passing information on to us via the above platforms, these are known as cookies. This type of information is technical data about your computer equipment, browsing actions and preferences.
We also may have access to your publicly available details from these sources.
We are required to determine the legal basis for which we process different categories of your personal information, and to notify you of the basis for each category.
Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:

Information we process because we have a contractual obligation with you.
In order to carry out our obligations under that contract we must process the information you give us. Some of this information may be personal information.
We may use it in order to:

  • Setting up your account as a client with us
  • Liaising with you
  • Provide you with our services
  • Processing and ensuring payment of invoices

We process this information on the basis there is a contract between us, or that you have requested we use the information before we enter into a legal contract
Additionally, we may aggregate this information in a general way and use it to provide class information, for example to monitor our performance with respect to a particular service we provide. If we use it for this purpose, you as an individual will not be personally identifiable.
We may share this information with third parties in order to process the purchasing transaction of our services. These companies must also adhere to the same data protection legislation.
We shall continue to process this information until the contract between us ends or is terminated by either party under the terms of the contract.

Information we process for the purposes of legitimate interests
We may process information on the basis there is a legitimate interest, either to you or to us, of doing so.
Where we process your information on this basis, we do so after having given careful consideration to: • whether the same objective could be achieved through other means • whether processing (or not processing) might cause you harm • whether you would expect us to process your data, and whether you would consider it reasonable to do so

For example, we may process your data on this basis for the purpose of;

  • necessary administration of our business – for example, creating your client account
  • responding to unsolicited communication from you which we believe you would expect a response
  • Processing payments and invoices
  • Through our CC/TV system in our workshop

Information we process because we have your consent
Through certain actions when otherwise there is no contractual relationship between us, such as when you browse our website or ask us to provide with more information about our business, including job opportunities, our products and services, you provide your consent to us to process information that may be personal information
Wherever possible, we aim to obtain your explicit consent to process this information, for example by asking you to agree to our use of cookies.
Sometimes you might give your consent implicitly, such as when you send us a message by email to which you would reasonably expect us to reply
Except where you have consented to our use of your information for a specific purpose, we do not use your information in any way that would identify you personally.
We continue to process your information on this basis until you withdraw your consent, or it can be reasonably assumed that your consent no longer exists.
You may withdraw your consent at any time by instructing us at

Information we process because we have a legal obligation
We may be required to give information to legal authorities if they so request and subject to the correct authorisation
We also may be required to process your data in order to comply with common or statutory law

What we do with the information

  • verify your identity for security purposes
  • provide you with our services
  • keep our website safe and secure

If there are any regulatory requirements to process your personal data whilst carrying out any of the above, we are obliged to do so.
We may share your personal data with selected business associates, suppliers and contractors to provide you with our services. For example, these business partners may include our web hosting provider and our IT Cloud service providers.
In the event that we buy or sell any business or assets, it may be necessary to disclose personal data to the prospective buyer or seller

Information we process in your vital interests
Your health and safety are our key priority. Should there be any reason, while you were on our work premises or on a work site as an employee, that you needed medical assistance or required help in any way and could not provide consent, we would share your details with the appropriate authorities.

How long we hold your information
We keep your information for no longer than it is required or allowed. There are different regulations we are bound by which determine data retention periods. For information on the time periods your data is held for please contact us on

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
We will not disclose your personal data to third parties unless you have specifically consented to this disclosure or unless the third party is required to fulfil your order (in such circumstances, the third party is bound by similar data protection requirements). We will not disclose your Personal Data to any third party for the purposes of advertising, direct marketing, or any other commercial activities.
Our website may have links to web sites not operated by us, we take no responsibility for the use of any information about you which is collected as a result of your use of these web sites and this privacy policy does not extend to any web site operated by anybody other than us.
We may provide non-personal data to third parties, but only where such information is combined with similar information of other users of our website. The information we pass on will not include any personal information by which you may be identified. For example, we might inform third parties regarding the number of unique users who visit our website, the demographic breakdown of our community users of our website, or the activities that visitors to our website engage in while on our website. The third parties to whom we may provide this information may include potential or actual advertisers, providers or advertising services (including website tracking services), sponsors, licensees, researchers, and other similar parties.
We work to prevent unauthorised disclosures of your personal information by other people, but we are not responsible for any unauthorised disclosures or other breaches of security or for the actions of others if the information was passed to them with your authority or with the authority of anybody other than us.

Data Transfers
In some circumstances it may be necessary for us to transfer your data outside the European Economic Area (EEA). We will only transfer data to receivers that are in countries approved by the EU Commission, or where there are the appropriate safeguards in place to protect your personal data. For further information on these appropriate safeguards, please email
Your personal data is held on secure servers hosted by Blacknight Internet Solutions Ltd. The nature of the internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the internet. No data transmission can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. However, we will take all reasonable steps (including appropriate technical and organisational measures) to protect your data.

We use a number of different cookies on our website. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit for detailed guidance.

First Party Cookies
These are cookies that are set by this website directly.

Google Analytics
We use google analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got there and what you click on. This analytical data is collected via a JacaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information. We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

Word Press
Our website runs WordPress CMS and cookies are used to store basic data on your interactions with our website.

Your data protection rights

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

  • Your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information
  • Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
  • Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances
  • Your right to object – You have the right to ask us to stop processing your personal data for profiling or direct marketing
  • Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances
  • Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.
Please contact us at if you wish to make a request.

Changes to the Website Privacy Policy
Any changes to this Website Privacy Policy will be posted on this website so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any time we decide to use Personal Data in a manner significantly different from that stated in this Website Privacy Policy or otherwise disclosed to you at the time it was collected, we will notify you by email, and you will have a choice as to whether or not we use your information in the new manner.

Terms of Use
Copyright in the design of and material on this website is owned by or licensed to Murphy & Kelly (Thomastown) Ltd, unless stated to the contrary. The content of the website may not otherwise be copied, or stored in any electronically retrieval system, or incorporated into any other website, publication or other work without the prior written consent of Murphy & Kelly (Thomastown) Ltd.

How to complain
You can also complain to the Data Protection Commission if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.

The Data Protection Commission address: 21 Fitzwilliam Square South Dublin 2 D02 RD28