Privacy Policy

Pat O Brien Safety Ltd
8 Wilderwood Grove,
Dublin 6W, D6WF753

Who we are

Pat O Brien Safety Ltd is a company registered in Ireland, company number 535250.

What we do

We provide Health and Safety Consulting, Safety services and training, we also provide Safety Products that include working on behalf of our customers’ needs, managing their requirements and/or finding solutions for them.

This privacy policy addresses all the services provided by Pat O Brien Safety Ltd. Pat O Brien Safety Ltd respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data and processing same in a lawful, fair and transparent manner. This Privacy Policy will inform you of the manner in which we collect and maintain your personal data when you visit our website and including any data which you may provide through the website when you purchase products or services from us. This Policy will inform you of your privacy rights.

Data Controller

Pat O Brien Safety Ltd is the controller and responsible for this website and overseeing all aspects of this Privacy Notice. All queries regarding this notice and any requests in relation to same may be directed to Pat O’Brien at the contact details at the end of this notice. This policy applies to all personal data processed by Pat O’Brien Safety Ltd.


We have designed our website to provide information to visitors specifically about the consultancy and products services that we provide. We do not manage any training through our website. We do not collect any personal data about you on this website, apart from the information, which you volunteer to send us in the “Contact Us” form.

Our website may contain links to and from third party websites. If you chose to follow a link to any such websites, please note that those websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for those policies.

Pat O’Brien Safety needs the contact information you provide to us to contact you about our products and services. You may unsubscribe from these communications at any time. For information on how to unsubscribe, as well as our privacy practices and commitment to protecting your privacy, please review this policy document.

Types of data we collect

In carrying out our business which includes Product Sales/Training/Service/Consultancy we may ask for, collect, use, store ad transfer different kinds of personal data about you including but not limited to:

Identity Data which includes first name, last name, username or similar identifier, title, date of birth. Personal data to provide for the training, consultancy or services required.

Contact Data which includes billing address, delivery address, alternative delivery addresses, email address, telephone number. Contact data to provide for the training, consultancy or services required.

Financial Data including bank account details, BIC Numbers, IBAN Numbers, payment card details Transaction Data including details in relation to payments/debits/credits to any account you hold with us and details of products/services you have purchased from us.

Technical Data to include Internet Protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type, location, and any other technology/software on devices you use to access our website.

Profile Data includes you username and password, product and service orders/purchases, your interests, preferences and any feedback you may provide to us.

Usage Data relating to data about how you use our website, products and services.

Marketing and Communications Data which include your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences.

We do not collect any special categories of personal data about you. This includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health. Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.

How we use your data

We are committed to the appropriate protection and use of your Personal Data and to complying with our obligations under the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679).

We may use external 3rd parties to provide specific services such as training and consultancy. For all such services, we only use established 3rd parties who have published Privacy Policies.

We do not use the information you provide to make any automated decisions that might affect you.


In general, in addition to the specific purposes outlined above, your personal data will only be used for legitimate purposes including:

  • Recordkeeping
  • Ensuring compliance with legal requirements
  • Protecting our legal rights to the extent authorised or permitted by law: or
  • Emergency situations where the health or safety or one or more individuals may be endangered

We only use your data for the purposes for which is has been provided and – except for the details outlined above – we do not provide it to any other 3rd parties, or sub contract processing of personal data to 3rd parties, unless with your written permission.

Legal basis for processing data

The lawful basis for processing data are set out in Article 6 of the GDPR and least one of these must apply whenever we process your personal data:

  1. Consent: you must have given clear consent for you to process their personal data for a specific purpose.
  2. Contract: the processing is necessary for a contract you have with the individual, or because they have asked you to take specific steps before entering into a contract.
  3. Legal obligation: the processing is necessary for you to comply with the law (not including contractual obligations).
  4. Vital interests: the processing is necessary to protect someone’s life.
  5. Public task: the processing is necessary for you to perform a task in the public interest or for your official functions, and the task or function has a clear basis in law.
  6. Legitimate interests: the processing is necessary for your legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party, unless there is a good reason to protect the individual’s personal data which overrides those legitimate interests.

The legal basis on which we process the personal data are as follows:

  • It is necessary for the performance of a contract with you or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into the contract;
  • To support an agreed programme of work
  • To serve our legitimate interests in conducting our business in a responsible and commercially prudent manner.
  • To comply with our legal and regulatory obligations.
  • In limited circumstances on your consent, and in which case you can withdraw your consent at any time. This does not affect the lawfulness of the processing which took place prior to its withdrawal.

Data Retention

We will take reasonable steps to ensure that we retain your personal data only for so long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected, or as required under any contract or for the purposes of complying  with any legal, accounting or reporting requirements.

Data Security

We recognise our responsibility to protect the information you entrust to us. We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and to guard against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage and we will do our best to ensure that all records we hold remain secure in line with our obligations under Data Protection Acts 1988 to 2018. We take our security responsibilities seriously, employing appropriate physical and technical measures. As effective as security practices are, no physical or electronic system is completely secure. We cannot guarantee the complete security of our data base, or can we guarantee that information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to our company via the internet. Access to personal data shall be limited to employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know and who will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality. We have measures in place to avoid unauthorised sharing of information. When personal data is deleted this will be carried out in a safe manner such that the data is irrecoverable. We review our security procedures regularly.

Changes to this Notice

This Privacy Notice may change from time to time. The most current version of the Privacy Notice will always appear on the website. The most recent version shall supersede any and all other versions of this Privacy Notice. We reserve the right to change or modify this Privacy Notice at any time and at its sole discretion by posting revisions. Therefore, we encourage you to check back often to learn about those changes.

Data Breach

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you upon becoming aware of any potential breach. We shall also notify the appropriate authority in accordance with  our obligations under the appropriate legislation.

Your Rights

Once you have provided us with your personal data, you have data rights under Chapter 3 of the General Data Protection Regulation. There are 8 rights under this Chapter and we are obliged to inform you of them. They are outlined as follows:-

  1. The right to be informed: This means anyone processing your personal data must make it clear what they are processing, the reason for processing and who else your information may be passed on to.
  2. The right of access: This is your right to see and know what data is held about you by us. Please note that we do not charge a fee to you to access your personal data which we hold. However, we reserve the right to charge you a reasonable fee if your request is excessive or repetitive.
  3. The right to rectification: The rights to have your data corrected or amended in the event such data held is incorrect in some way.
  4. The right to erasure: This right is also known as the “right to be forgotten” and in certain circumstances you can request that your personal data be deleted by us. This right is applicable in circumstances where the data is no longer required for the purposes it was collected. It is also applicable where you withdraw your consent to the processing of that data or in the event that your personal data was unlawfully processed.
  5. The right to restrict processing: you have the right to seek the restriction of processing of your personal data in certain
  6. The right to data portability: this is your right to be provided with your data in a structured and commonly used format.
  7. The right to object: you have the right to object to the further processing of your data which is inconsistent with the primary purpose for which it was collected.
  8. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling: you have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing.

If you wish to exercise your data rights, please contact us at: or write to us at the following address: Pat O Brien Safety Ltd, 8 Wilderwood Grove, Templeogue, Dublin 6W, D6W F753

Contact Us

Please contact us if you have any questions, complaints, or suggestions about this Privacy Notice at:

Address: Pat O Brien Safety Ltd, 8 Wilderwood Grove, Templeogue, Dublin 6w, D6W F753 Email:
Telephone: (01)4567881

We aim to respond to all enquiries within one month. It may not be possible to adhere to this timeframe and should this be the case, we will notify you and keep you informed as to progress on your enquiry/request.

If you have a complaint about our use of your information, we would prefer you to raise in with us in the first instance to give us the opportunity to put it right, but you can also contact the Information Commissioner’s Office via their website at or write to them at:

Office of the Data Protection Commissioner Canal House,
Station Road, Portarlington, Co. Laois, R32 AP23, Ireland.
Phone +353 (0761) 104 800